Amsterdam: Stempelplaats, 1978–1981. First edition. 8vos in self-wrappers, many of which are unbound, some folded pamphlets, and some softcover books. Printed in black throughout and many of which are rubber stamped in various colors. Varying page counts depending on the issue. Text in Dutch and English.
A substantial run of thirty-five issues of the monthly mail art magazine Rubber edited by Aart van Barneveld and published by Stempelplaats in Amsterdam. Vols. 1, 2, and 4 featuring individual artists or pair or group of artists. Vol. 3 with multiple numbers issued together in four softcover books alongside one additional folded pamphlet.
Rubber Vol. 1 includes ten issues:
No. 2, February 1978. Robert Jacks. With additional rubber-stamped postcard.
No. 4, March 1978. Pawel Petasz.
No. 5, May 1978. Marie C. Combs.
No. 6, June 1978. Ulises Carrión.
No. 7, July 1978. Dik Walraven.
No. 8, August 1978. Elisa Stansfield.
No. 9, September 1978, Ray Di Palma.
No. 10, October 1978. jhk [J. H. Kocman].
No. 11, November 1978. Anna Banana, Bill Gaglione.
No. 12, December 1978. Franz Immoos.
Rubber Vol. 2 includes nine issues:
No. 1, January 1979. Davi Det Hompson.
No. 2, February 1979. Paulo Bruscky.
No. 3, March 1979. Fluxus Stamps.
No. 5, May 1979. Diter Rot.
No. 6, June 1979. Bar Boumans.
No. 7, July 1979. George Brett, Henryk Bzdok.
No. 9. Ken Friedman.
No. 10. R. Saunders.
No. 12, December 1979. R.D. Schroeck, Eduard Bal.
Rubber Vol. 3 includes twelve issues — complete:
Nos. 1–3, January–March 1980. Stempelkunst in Nederland.
[No number] April 1980. Peter Jörg Splettstösser.
Nos. 4–6. Rubber Stamp Publications.
Nos. 7–9. Six Mail Art Projects. Zes post-art projects.
No. 10–12, October–December 1980. Stempelakties / Stamp Actions.
Rubber Vol. 4 includes four issues:
No. 1. Jan–April 1981. Robin Crozier. Table-project.
No. 1. Jan–April 1981. Vier Projekten 1981 / Four Projects 1981. Peter Oosterbors, Agnes Smit, Rien Timmers, Ellie Vossen.
No. 4, August 1981. Rodolpho Prodotti, Rolf Weijburg. 2 Mail Projects.
[No number] Special Issue of Rubber Mars, 1980: Zero presents: Schrijvers Stempel. Steef Davison, Simon Vinkenoog, Jan Cremer, Herman Pieter de Boer, Theo Vesseur, Jim Holmes, Philip Mechanicus, E. Lorsch.
All issues very good or better with trace amounts of age toning, handling creases, and bumps to corners, including darkening to covers and faint staining to lower margin of next to last page on Vol. 1 No. 6, and a bump to crown of spine and wear along cover extremities on Vol. 3 Nos. 4–6. Most softcover issues with light curling to covers on account of the laminate. Additional condition information and photographs available upon request. Item #888