rot 39: der weg eines zeichens
Stuttgart: Edition Rot, 1969. First edition of 500. Square 8vo in red and black wrappers with pages printed in black and white. Unpaginated (ca. 36 pp.) Text in German.
Issue no. 39 of 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 texts and images by Brazilian graphic designer Aloísio Magalhães. With an afterword by Max Bense.
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.’
Very good with light wear along cover margins, including rubbing to covers, and trace amounts of age toning throughout. Item #667
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