rot 22: en gros & en detail
Stuttgart: Edition Rot, 1965. First edition. Square softcover 8vo in printed wraps with French fold signatures printed in black and white. Unpaginated (24 pp.) Text in German. Very good with trace amounts of rubbing to covers and age toning to pages.
Issue no. 22 in the Rot series, edited by Max Bense and Elisabeth Walther, largely devoted to concrete poetry and the exploration of language and letterforms. This issue featuring a series of writings and concrete poetry by Konrad Balder Schäuffelen. Printed by the inimitable Hansjörg Mayer.
Each issue has the same German quote by Ernst Bloch on the back cover which translates into ‘There are also red secrets in the world, actually, only red.’. Item #616