Budapest: Artpool, Nd (ca. 1982). 29,4 x 20,7 cm horizontal 4to in stab-stapled clear vinyl covers silkscreened in black, with introductory essay pages printed in black and white on recto and verso, and mail art stamp pages printed in various shades of red, purple, blue, yellow, brown, olive, teal, gray, and orange on recto only. Unpaginated (ca. 64 pp.) Signed by Galántaí in green marker on back cover alongside a pasted down and rubber stamped artists’ stamp.
A mail art survey featuring twenty-seven sheets printed in various colors with each sheet showcasing twenty-eight different stamps by artists and concrete poets from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland, France, East and West Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Caledonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, USSR, Venezuela, and Yugoslavia. Contributors include Edgardo Antonio, Gappmayr, Geluwe, Valoch, Blaine, Kolár, Burkhardt, Roth, Staeck, Ulrichs, Chopin, Furnival, Cavellini, Spatola, Horiike, Almeida, Andre, Appelbroog, Banana, Cleveland, Hendricks, Hompson, Knowles, Ockerse, Pittore Euforico, and Porter to name a few. A full list of contributing artists is available upon request. Also included are essays on artist’s stamps by Frank, Higgins III, Beke, Troth, Wessely, and Ungváry. A remarkably comprehensive catalog gathering most, if not every mail artist from the early 1980’s.
Very good with light rubbing to vinyl wraps resulting in wear to some of the black ink, particularly on the back cover, with light age toning to pages, and bumps to corners. Item #94
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