East 128, Milano, 1966. First Edition. Softcover with Stiff Card Jacket. pp., 8.5 x 11 inches.
Very Good with toning and a small closed 1.5 cm tear to the jacket. Faint creasing to the upper right corner which lightly affects the first 16 pages. The pages remain bright and clean. A very presentable copy.
Beautifully produced artists book published by Fernanda Pivano and Ettore Sottsass' imprint which reproduces Corso's original manuscript, complete with annotations, drawings, glyphs and corrections. Includes a fold out page which features an iconic portrait of Corso by Sottsass, later used on the New Directions collection "Elegiac Feelings American".
Published in an edition of 291 copies, this being number 276.
An incredible publication from the trio of Corso, Sottsass and Pivano.