French Schmuck No. 6
French Schmuck No. 6

French Schmuck No. 6

Surrey: Beau Geste Press, 1975. Edition of 550. Two softcover 4tos in gray paper boards bound together dos-à-dos, each with a yellow label printed in green affixed to respective covers. Pages printed in brown, orange, green, and black. Includes several items tipped into text block, including several smaller pages, and one 16mo saddle-stapled booklet. Unpaginated (98 pp.) Text in French and English. Very good with light bumps to top left and right corners and age toning to pages on account of the paper quality.

Issue no. six of this influential publication founded by Felipe Ehrenberg, David Mayor, and Martha Hellion of which there were eight published. This issue divided up into two parts, with contributions by Robert Filliou, Jean le Gac, Christian Dotremont, Marcel Broodthaers, Christian Boltanski, Alain Fleischer, Jochen Gerz, Emilio Galli, and Jean Clarence Lambert in the first, and Ben Vautier, Alin Anseeuw, Bernard Anseeuw, Liu Gazes, Henri Chopin, Noel Dolla, Alain Fleischer, Roland Flexner, Jochen Gerz, Paul Armand Gette, Gervais-Bernard Jassaud, Maurice Lemaître, Jean-Claude Moineau, and Herve Wurz among others in the second. Elaborately printed and assembled, like most books from Beau Geste, featuring several tipped in items including an example of Vautier’s book ‘Me Ben I Sign’. Item #614

Price: $200.00