Utrecht: 1973. Edition of 1,000. Small softcover 4to in silver foil stamped and printed metallic wraps. Inside pages offset printed in black and white, with some plates in color, most of which are printed on rectos only. 183 pp. Contains several tipped in items, including a printed napkin, an example of relief printing, translucent vellum, and a die cut. Text primarily in Dutch and English with some French and German. Rubbing and oxidation to silver covers, including a few small diagonal fold lines, light foxing to inside covers, and bumps to corners. Else very good.
An intimate and expansive survey by the Dutch artist with over one hundred examples of concrete and visual poetry, including essays where Damen dissects and examines language, concepts, and ideas, as well as the printing process itself. Item #592