Viva Vaia: Poesia 1949–1979

Viva Vaia: Poesia 1949–1979

São Paulo: Livraria Duas Cidades, 1979. First edition. Softcover 4to in printed wrappers with pages mostly printed in black and white, some in color. With several tipped in items including foldouts and a 7" vinyl record housed inside a paper sleeve affixed to inside back cover. Unpaginated. Text in Portuguese.

A comprehensive and generous survey of de Campos’ writings and experimental poetry created between 1949 – 1979, featuring several iconic works including ‘Luxo,’ which was also featured in Mary Ellen Solt’s ‘Concrete Poetry: A World View’ and published in Hansjörg Mayer’s ‘futura’ broadside series as issue no. 9. Also features ‘Cidade,’which was published by Ian Hamilton Finlay at Wild Hawthorn Press. An elaborately produced anthology of one of the most prolific Latin American contributors in the field of concrete and visual poetry.

Very good with rubbing to covers, a lightly cocked and concave spine, bumps to corners, and a closed 2" tear to vinyl record paper sleeve which has been repaired by previous owner. Item #413

Price: $750.00

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