Miami Beach, FL: n.p. [Ruth and Marvin Sackner], 1986. First Edition. Wraps. 4to. Original tape-bound wraps. Very good. Some mild edge-wear and occasional toning internally. A bit of creasing to spine. Else clean and sound throughout. One of 500 copies signed and numbered by the compilers, this #182. Very good +. Item #24160
First and only edition of this epic catalogue of the collection of concrete and visual poetry assembled by Ruth and Marvin Sackner, it remains an indespesible reference, an important history of the form, and a remarkable record of this unparalleled archive. Includes an extensive narrative timeline of the collection's development, a complete bibliographic record of the collection through 1986, and an original cover design by Tom Phillips. Scarce.