frauenfeld schweiz: verlag herausgeber eugen gomringer press, 1965. First edition. Saddle-stapled softcover 8vo in publisher’s wrappers printed in red and black on red paper, with pages printed in black on newsprint which has been die cut to various sizes. Unpaginated (20 pp.) Text in German and Portuguese.
Seventh of eleven issues in the ‘konkrete poesie = poesia concreta’ series, widely regarded as one of the earliest European publications on the topic of concrete poetry. This issue featuring a collection of Italian concrete poems by Ferreira Gullar on varying die cut pages, some of which are shorter, narrow, or diagonal, including two pages which have been pasted together. Includes one trade advertisement on last page.
Series edited and published by Eugen Gomringer, a founding member of concrete poetry, and consisted of eleven issues in total. With most issues devoted to individual concrete poets, and one issue devoted to a group of concrete poets. Gomringer’s press was one of the first to connect this international movement between Europe, South America, and the rest of the world.
Very good or better with faint fold line at top right corner affecting the cover and pages, and the common age toning to pages and text block extremities on account of the inferior paper quality. Item #919
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