Lisboa: Serviço de Propaganda e Expansão Comercial da Embaixada do Brasil, 1962. First edition. Softcover 8vo in die cut wrappers printed in yellow and green. Endpapers printed in black on light gray paper, and text printed in black on white paper. 32 + 2 pp. Text in Portuguese.
Catalogue issued on the occasion of this 1962 concrete poetry exhibition introducing several Brazilian concrete poets to Portugal and the rest of Europe. Illustrated throughout with works by Augusto de Campos, Décio Pignatari, Haroldo de Campos, José Lino Grünewald, Manuel Bandeira, Marcelo Moura, Pedro, Xisto, Ronaldo Azeredo, and Wladimir Dias Pino. Includes a two-page introduction by the Noigandres Augusto de Campos, Décio Pignatari, and Haroldo de Campos unfolding the foundational principles of concrete poetry and poema/processo.
Very good with light foxing to covers, an area of darkening along lower cover margin and front endpaper on account of the die cut cover, trace amounts of age toning to pages, and oxidation to staples. Item #994