Sammelband Futura 1 Bis 13, Sammelband Futura 14 Bis 26
Sammelband Futura 1 Bis 13, Sammelband Futura 14 Bis 26
Sammelband Futura 1 Bis 13, Sammelband Futura 14 Bis 26
Sammelband Futura 1 Bis 13, Sammelband Futura 14 Bis 26
Sammelband Futura 1 Bis 13, Sammelband Futura 14 Bis 26
Sammelband Futura 1 Bis 13, Sammelband Futura 14 Bis 26

Sammelband Futura 1 Bis 13, Sammelband Futura 14 Bis 26

Stuttgart: Edition Hansjörg Mayer, 1968. Stuttgart: Edition Hansjörg Mayer, 1968. Two 16 x 24 cm (6.3 x 9.45") card stock sleeves letterpressed in black each containing thirteen folded letterpressed and offset printed broadsides measuring 16 x 24 cm folded, 64 x 48 cm unfolded (6.3 x 9.45” folded, 25.2 x 18.9" unfolded). Text in English, French, German, and Japanese.

A complete two-volume set of twenty-six broadsides (one for every letter of the alphabet) with each issue devoted to an individual concrete poet, artist, or writer. Edited and published 1965 – 1968 by Hansjörg Mayer, this iconic broadside series rooted in the lowercase font Futura, is a seminal publication as it relates to concrete and visual poetry, typography, printmaking, and conceptual art.

Vol. 1 contains work by – 1. Mathias Goeritz: Die goldene botschaft, 1965; 2. Klaus Burkhardt: Coldtypestructure, 1965; 3. Max Bense: Tallose Berge, 1965; 4. Reinhard Döhl: 4 Texte, 1965; 5. Louis Zukofsky: "a" – 9, 1966; 6. Bohumila Grögerova/Josef Hirsal: Job boj, 1966; 7. Ian Hamilton Finlay: 5 poems, 1966; 8. Claus Bremer: Engagierende texte, 1966; 9. Augusto de Campos: Luxo lixo, 1966; 10. Edward Lucie Smith: Cloud sun fountain statue, 1966; 11. Dieter Rot: Zum laut lesen, 1966; 12. Emmett Williams: Rotapoems, 1966; 13. Frieder Nake: Computergrafik, 1966

Vol. 2 contains work by – 14. Carlo Belloli: Sole solo, 1966; 15. Jonathan Williams: Polycotyledonous poems, 1967; 16. Hiro Kamimura: 5 vokaltexte, 1967; 17. Wolfgang Schmidt: Sl6köpfig, 1967; 18. Pierre Garnier: Six odes concretesa la picardie, 1967; 19. Bob Cobbing: Chamber Music, 1967; 20. Edwin Morgan: Emergent Poems, 1967; 21. Dick Higgins: January Fish, 1967; 22. Wolf Vostell: De coll age aktionstext, 1967; 23. Herman de Vries: Permutierbarer text, 1967; 24. Peter Schmidt: Programmed square 11, 1968; 25. Andre Thomkins: palindrome, 1968; 26. Robert Filliou: Galerie legitime, 1968

Both card stock sleeve portfolios show trace amounts of rubbing and minor surface creasing to margins with two minor closed 5 mm tears at the head and foot of Vol. 2. The twenty-six broadsides with light age toning and trace amounts of rubbing to back of issue no. 13, else fine. Item #147

Price: $2,500.00