edition et im Verlag Christian Grützmacher, 1967. Two 8vo hardcovers. Vol. 1 in pink boards with red foil stamping on cover and spine, vol. 2 in red boards with pink foil stamping on cover and spine. Pages of vol. 1 printed on pink paper in black and purple ink, pages of vol. 2 printed on peach paper in black and red ink. Each volume laid inside a dust jacket printed in red and pink, and purple and peach respectively. 438 pp. across both volumes. Text in German.
A pop-art inspired two-volume encyclopedia on the cultural impact of the female bosom. Published in Berlin at the height of the sexual liberation movement. Illustrated with several plates, some of which are printed underneath the text.
Written by Höke who was the editor of edition et, and co-published by edition et and Verlag Christian Grützmacher, who also published other elaborate artists’ books and portfolios in the late 1960s.
Both hardcover books in fine condition, laid inside very good dust jackets with heavy sunning to spines and chipping along margins. Item #382