Köln: Verlag M. DuMont Schauberg, 1961. First edition. Hardcover 4to in gray boards foil stamped in white on cover and spine. Text pages letter pressed on recto side only. Housed inside a laminated dust jacket printed in red and black. Unpaginated (ca 220 pp.) Text in German.
A artists’ book that explores a narrative without punctuation or page numbers, creating a unique reading experience that has neither a beginning, a middle, nor an end. One of Kriwet’s more literal and earliest works published when he was only nineteen. Complete with an afterword by Konrad Boehmer and publisher’s original promotional card.
Age toning to text block including some darkening at top edge, else near fine. Dust jacket with sunning along spine and top of front cover, resulting in the fading of the author's name, else near fine. Item #284