’s-Hertogenbosch: Museum Het Kruithuis, 1978. Two saddle-stapled 8vos approximately the same size in wraps with printed in black and white throughout. Vol. 1 paginated 1 – 32, and vol. 2 paginated 33 – 64. To which is added two stapled and folded set of letter-sized sheets printed in black and white on recto side only. Text in Dutch.
A complete set of these two exhibition catalogs focusing on concrete poetry from Eastern Europe. Issued on the occasion of the 1978 exhibition by the same name held at two different dates at Museum Het Kruithuis in ’s-Hertogenbosch, Holland. With contributions by Karl Adamus, Marianna Bocian, Zdenek Sedlacek, Artur T. Bok, J. H. Kocman, Boguslaw Rostworoski, Rolf Staeck, Jirí Valoch, Jen Wojnar, Attila Csernik, Vojislav Despotev, Daniel Erdély, Miklós Erdély, Ferenc Hann, Tibor Hajas, Katalin Ladik, Slavko Matkovic, Sandor Pinczehelyl, Denis Poniz, Bogdanka Poznanovic, Zarko Rosulj, Bálint Szombathy, Vladan Radovanovic, Kalman Szijártó, Miroljub Todorovi , Endre Tót, Gabor Tóth, France Zagoricnik, Ifigenija Zagoricnik, Orest Zagoricnik, and György Galántai among others. The two sets of stapled sheets provide additional context about the exhibition and are written by Dutch concrete poet Gerrit-Jan de Rook (G. J. de Rook).
Both catalogs very good rubbing to covers, light handling creases on account of the thin paper, and trace amounts of age toning throughout. Vol. 2 with faint staining at back cover, including minor paper loss at lower left tip. Folded sheets with rust to staples which has transferred at opposite bottom margin, else fine. Item #662
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