futura 15: polycotyledonous poems
Stuttgart: Edition Hansjörg Mayer, 1967. Edition of 1,200. 16 x 24 cm folded broadside which unfolds to 64 x 48 cm letter pressed in black on recto side only. Text in English. To which is added a folded eight-panel brochure and postcard. Signed in black ink on verso by the artist.
Issue no. 15 in the ‘futura’ folded broadside series published by Hansjörg Mayer 1965 – 1968 featuring six poems by Williams. With recto side of folded broadside featuring a bio of the artist.
The photographically illustrated brochure promotes several of Williams’ books including ‘Blues & Roots / Rue & Bluets’ and ‘The Jargon Society’ and was printed in Great Britain by Titus Wilson, Kendal.
The postcard features a tribute in memoriam to Joel Oppenheimer and was published by Arthur Mann Kaye in Rocky Mount, North Carolina and typeset by Bull City Studios and printed by A Printing Company in Durham.
Very good with age toning to sheet including handling creases, darkening to extremities, bumps to corners, and a small paper split at one corner. Brochure very good with age toning and small tide marks to recto side. Postcard is fine. Item #172