Paris: Approches, 1968. First edition. Softcover 8vo in wrappers printed in black and red with pages printed in black. Contains a small loose card laid in and circular die cuts to three pages. 206 pp. Text in French, German, and English.
Issue no. 3 of this French experimental, sound, and visual and concrete poetry journal edited by Jean-François Bory and Julien Blaine, of which there were four issues published between 1965–1969. With contributions by Mary Ellen Solt, Adriano and Maurizio Spatola, Thomas A. Clark, Ken Friedman, Gianni Bertini, Jochen Gerz, Carrega, Bob Cobbing, Franco Vaccari, Paul de Vree, John Furnival, Edgardo Antonio Vigo, Timm Ulrichs, among others. A richly illustrated anthology of both known and unknown concrete poets of the late 1960s from Europe, Japan, Russia, South America, and United States.
This example lacking the small mirror substrate that is supposed to be pasted onto one of the pages. Otherwise very good with rubbing, bumps, and faint creasing to front and rear covers, darkening along spine including a small stain at middle front cover going over spine, single reading crease along spine, and trace amounts of age toning throughout. Item #1040