Millerton, NY: Something Else Press, 1972. Hardcover 4to in red linen boards foil stamped in gold along spine. Housed in a pictorial dust jacket. Unpaginated.
A comprehensive collection of Porter’s found poems featuring appropriated advertisements, scientific charts, product diagrams, newspaper articles, and imagery assembled into an eloquent artists’ book where the new narrative is as powerful as its commentary on western culture. One of Porter’s more iconic books, handsomely published by Dick Higgins at Something Else Press.
The first in a planned seven-part series consisting of ‘Found Poems’, ‘The Book of Do’s’, ‘Here Comes Everybody’s Don’t Book’, ‘Sweet End’, ‘The Book of Light’, ‘The Devil’s Wishbone’, and ‘The Porter Book’, with the last three remaining unpublished.
A fine example of the book, with trace amounts of rubbing to dust jacket, else also fine. Item #285