rot 31: bruchsünden und todstücke
Stuttgart: Edition Rot, 1967. Edition of 500. Square softcover 8vo (15 x 15 cm) in printed wraps with French fold signatures. Unpaginated. Text in German.
Issue no. 31 of the Rot series largely devoted to concrete poetry and the exploration of language and letterforms. This issue with texts and poems in German by the Polish writer Wirpsa. Edited by Max Bense and Elisabeth Walther and printed by Hansjörg Mayer.
Each issue features the same German quote by Ernst Bloch on the back cover which translates into ‘There are also red secrets in the world, actually, only red.’
Very good with trace amounts of rubbing to covers, lightly cocked spine, and age toning throughout. Item #193