São Paulo: Edição Invenção, 1967. First edition. Large softcover 8vo in plum and black wrappers with pages mostly printed in black, with four pages printed in various combinations of black, red, and blue. 117 + 3 pp. Includes three tipped in items, two of which are smaller horizontal three-panel sheets folded two times and printed in black on white paper, and a smaller 16-page booklet printed in black on cream paper. Text in Portuguese.
Issue no. 5 of the Brazilian avant-garde publication Invenção with a focus on early visual and concrete poetry and experimental writing by artists mainly from South America and Europe. Includes three tipped in items, one of which is Augusto de Campos’ ‘LUXO,’ which also was also published in Mary Ellen Solt’s ‘Concrete Poetry: A World View.’ Two additional tipped in items by Décio Pignatari, one of which is his small artists’ book ‘organismo,’ and the other his ‘Cr$isto é a solução,’ consisting of an enlarged altered and folded American dollar bill printed in black on white paper. Five issues were published in total edited by Noigandres poet and artist Décio Pignatari, with contributions in this issue by Oswald de Andrade, Edgard Braga, Haroldo de Campos, Pedro Xisto, José Lino Grünewald, Augusto de Campos, Affonso Ávila, Ronaldo Azeredo, Luiz Angelo Pinto, Silviano Santiago, and Maria do Carmo Ferreira among several others.
Very good with trace amounts of rubbing to covers and wear along cover extremities, and a faint bump at lower right corner affecting most of the text block. Pages with age toning on account of the paper quality. Item #990
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