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Von Arnim, Achim; Helman, Cecil; Ehrenstein, Albert; de Gourmont, Remy; Pastior, Oskar; Mathews, Harry; Ducornet, Rikki; Péret, Benjamin; Forneret, Xavier; Basso, Eric; Mariën, Marcel; Brus, Günter; Brotchie, Alastair
THE PRINTED HEAD - SERIES I [Signed set]
THE PRINTED HEAD - SERIES I [Signed set]
Author: Von Arnim, Achim; Helman, Cecil; Ehrenstein, Albert; de Gourmont, Remy; Pastior, Oskar; Mathews, Harry; Ducornet, Rikki; Péret, Benjamin; Forneret, Xavier; Basso, Eric; Mariën, Marcel; Brus, Günter; Brotchie, Alastair
Edition: Limited Edition: #9/250
Publisher: Atlas Press
Publication Date: 1990/1991

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From the Limitation Page: "The Printed Head is Limited to 250 copies. The First 50 are signed, where mortality permits, and of these the first dozen are reserved for the publishers and contributors. Numbers 13 to 150 are reserved for subscribers to the series. Numbers 151 to 250 are available for sale as individual titles. This is no. 9."

"Atlas Press began publishing in 1983, and specialises in extremist and avant-garde prose writing from the 1890s to the present day. It is the largest publisher in English of books on Surrealism and has an extensive list relating to Dada, Surrealism, Expressionism, the Oulipo, the Collège de ‘Pataphysique, Vienna Actionists among others." [wikipedia]

From the Publisher: "The Printed Head (a literal translation of “tirage de tête”) was conceived as a series of shorter works to which our more enthusiastic readers subscribed in advance. At the end of each series they received an extra volume and a slipcase to contain the set of publications."

Octavos, Thirteen Paperbound Fascicles. In Very Good condition, with Very Good minus slipcase. Housed in slipcase with paper label to one board and spine. Slipcase shows very mild rubbing with spine label partially loose. All volumes share the limitation number of '9', reserved for the publishers and contributors. Volumes 2, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, and 13 are signed by Cecil Helman, Oskar Pastior, Harry Mathews, Eric Basso, Marcel Mariën, Günter Brus, and Alastair Brotchie, respectively.

1. Achim Von Arnim GENTRY BY ENTAILMENT, Translated by Alan Brown, 0947757392.
2. Cecil Helman THE GOLDEN TOENAILS OF AMBROSIO P, 0947757333, Signed.
3. Albert Ehrenstein TUBUTSCH, Translated by Malcolm Green, 0947757341.
4. Remy de Gourmont STORIES IN BLUE, BLACK, VIOLET, GREEN & MAUVE, Translated by Frederick Reeves Ashfield, 094775735x.
5. Oskar Pastior POEMPOEMS, Translated by Malcolm Green, 0947757376, Signed.
6. Harry Mathews THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, 0947757384, Signed.
7. Rikki Ducornet THE BUTCHER’S TALES, 0947757368.
8. Benjamin Péret MAD BALLS, Illustrated by Yves Tanguy, Translated by James Brook, 0947757325.
9. Xavier Forneret THE DIAMOND IN THE GRASS, Translated and with an Afterword by Terry Hale, 094757414.
10. Eric Basso EQUUS CABALLUS, 0947757406, with errata slip, Signed.
11. Marcel Mariën THE LIFE AND DEATH OF LA BELLE DESIDERATA, Translated by Terry Hale in collaboration with Michael Richardson, Sarah Whitfield & Marcel Mariën, 0947757422, Signed.
12. Günter Brus PICTUREPOEMS, Translated by Malcolm Green, 0947757430, Signed.
13. Alastair Brotchie DOCUMENTS PERTAINING TO UBIC GESTATION, 0947757457, Signed.

Extremely scarce. Shelved in Case 0.
Item: 1321114
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