Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1970. Perfect bound softcover 4to in illustrated wraps with pages printed in black and white, some plates in color, and one tipped in foldout. 312 pp.
One of the more comprehensive and globally focused surveys of concrete poetry, edited by Solt herself, with contributions by Augusto and Haroldo de Campos, Edgard Braga, Pedro Xisto, Claus Bremer, Max Bense, Hansjörg Mayer, Franz Mon, Ferdinand Kriwet, Ernst Jandl, Diter Rot (Dieter Roth), Ladislav Novák, Öyvind Fahlström, Pierre and Ilse Garnier, Henri Chopin, Julien Blaine, Jean-François Bory, Arrigo Lora-Totino, Adriano Spatola, E. M. de Melo e Castro, Salette Tavares, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Dom Sylvester Houédard, John Furnival, Robert Lax, Emmett Williams among others. Complete with an extensive introduction by Solt, and manifestos and statements about concrete poetry by various artists.
Heavy wear to covers including age toning, small stains, diagonal fold line to lower right tip of front cover, ink mark to back cover, chipping along spine, and a reading crease. Else very good. Item #366