rot: 9, 10, 15, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
rot: 9, 10, 15, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
rot: 9, 10, 15, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
rot: 9, 10, 15, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
rot: 9, 10, 15, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39

rot: 9, 10, 15, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39

Stuttgart: Edition Rot, 1960’s. Edition of 300 or 500. Saddle stapled and perfect bound square 8vos in printed wrappers. Unpaginated. Text in German.

Eighteen early issues of the iconic ‘rot’ series, edited by Max Bense and Elisabeth Walther, largely devoted to concrete poetry and the exploration of language and letterforms.

Includes:
‘rot 9: portriat llipeinwände’ by klaus burkhardt and reinhard döhl, 1962, edition of 300
‘rot 10: aufzeichnung und lyrik’ by georg kulka, 1963, edition of 300
‘rot 15: elliptoide’ by hellmut geissner, 1964, edition of 300
‘rot 22: en gros & en detail’ by konrad balder achäuffelen, 1965, edition of 300
‘rot 23: grafische kosmogonie’ by hans dahlem with an afterword by ludwig harig, 1965, edition of 300
’rot 24: strukturen / berechnungen’ by klaus burkhardt and siegfried maser, 1965, edition of 300
‘rot 25: versuchsbuch galaxien’ by haroldo de campos, 1966, edition of 470
‘rot 27: schrottstempel’ by reinhold köhler, 1966, edition of 500
‘rot 28: 5 beliebige fassungen’ by franz mon, 1966, edition of 500
‘rot 29: grafische reduktionen’ by mira schendel, 1967, edition of 500
‘rot 30: praxis der sprache aus malherbe’ by francis ponge, 1967, edition of 500
‘rot 31: bruchsünden und todstücke’ by witold wirpsza, 1967, edition of 500
‘rot 34: fachwerke’ by günter neusel, 1968, edition of 500
‘rot 35: hier seu kühl’ by johannes ernst seiffert, 1968, edition of 500
‘rot 36: vorlesungen über die ästhetik’ by georg wilhelm and friedrich hegel, 1968, edition of 500
‘rot 37: einige mathematische elemente der kunst’ by george david birkhoff, 1968, edition of 500
‘rot 38: kleine abstrakte ästhetik’ by max bense, 1969, edition of 1,000
‘rot 39: der weg eines zeichens’ by aloísio magalhães with afterword by max bense, 1969, edition of 500

With a cover design by Walter Faigle, each issue also 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.’

Most issues very good or better with trace amounts of rubbing and darkening to covers, bumps to corners, and age toning throughout. Issue no. 24 with additional chipping at top right corner of cover, no. 34 with small stain to front cover, and no. 38 with underlining in ink throughout. Please inquire for additional information. Item #290

Price: $500.00