an anthology of concrete poetry

an anthology of concrete poetry

Stuttgart / New York, Villefranche, Frankfurt: Edition Hansjörg Mayer / Something Else Press, Inc., 1967. Large 8vo in thick laminated silver boards over black cloth spine. Printed in black and white. 342 pp.

Published simultaneously by Edition Hansjörg Mayer and Something Else Press, this being the more rare silver cover edition featuring concrete poetry and writings by over seventy artists from across the world including Max Bense, Edgard Braga, Claus Bremer, Henri Chopin, Augusto and Haroldo De Campos, Paul De Vree, Reinhard Döhl, Öyvind Fahlström, John Furnival, Eugen Gomringer, Åke Hodell, Dom Sylvester Houédard, Bengt Emil Johnson, Ferdinand Kriwet, Franz Mon, Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd, Dieter Rot, Mary Ellen Solt, Adriano Spatola, Daniel Spoerri, Pedro Xisto, and of course, Emmett Williams and Hansjörg Mayer. Complete with a foreword and short biographies of each contributor.

Very good with trace amounts of rubbing and chipping to extremities of boards, age toning throughout, and darkening to front endpapers from a laid in 1971 newspaper article (now housed in a mylar envelope). Item #392

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