Ulises Carrión Arguments. (Collumpton): Beau Geste Press, (1973). 224 x 152 mm. Original wrappers. 90 p. Designed by the BGP community, type set by Terry Wright, layout and paste-up by David Mayor, printed offset by Felipe Ehrenberg in 400 unnumbered copies. First edition. Back and frontcover discoloured. Corners a bit bumped.
Famous artist’s book.
This is one of 200 copies printed on several colours of Strathmore Grandee paper. Each of the 25 ‘Arguments’ are all hand numbered (Arguments 22, 23 and 24 are corrected). This is a so-called ‘luxury issue’.
Another 200 copies were printed on Huntsman white cartridge (‘plain issue’).
From the library of Dutch writer Sybren Polet (1914-2015), whose book collection was sold in poetry book shop Perdu in Amsterdam.