Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum (SM), 1975. First edition of 2,000. Small folio consisting of folded sheets printed in black on newsprint. Unpaginated (128 pp.) Text in Dutch and German. To which is added a softcover 8vo saddle-stapled booklet printed in black throughout. Also unpaginated (32 pp.). Text in Dutch.
Exhibition catalogue in the form of an artists’ book issued on the occasion of Dieter Roth’s exhibition at Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam which ran February 1–March 16, 1975. Featuring quick-style portraits, drawings, and sketches printed across large sheets which have been folded into their respective signatures. This example was originally saddle-stapled in three places, but the staples have been removed so the sheets can be unfolded. Includes original catalogue issued by Stedelijk Museum listing all the exhibited publications and artwork and includes a biography of the artist.
Book very good overall with the common age toning and fraying along extremities on account of the thin paper quality. Catalogue also very good with age toning throughout on account of the paper quality. Item #829