Emmett Williams


 Stuttgart: Edition Hansjörg Mayer, 1967. First German Edition. Softcover. Unpaginated, 4.75 x 6.25 inches

Good. Spine is creased lengthwise, with bumping at the head and toning due to age. Wraps are mildly edgeworn and show rubbing and scratching, as well as subtle creasing at corners. Light foxing and grey spotting to textblock.

An artist's book of concrete poems derived from the rearrangement of the word "sweethearts," within the constraints of an 11-letter grid. Opens from left to right and functions additionally as a flip-book. Includes Williams' "instructions for use" in English and German. Number 239 from a limited edition of 500.