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[Atlas Press]

The Printed Head III

London: Atlas Press, 1993

11 vols. in illustrated stiff paper wrappers, with supplement. Original black slipcase with title in white to spine and series device to front and rear panels. Publisher's red set number sticker to front panel. A fine, unread set.

First Atlas edition. No. 38 of 300 sets. The first 50 were signed 'where mortality permits'.

A beautifully produced collection of avant-garde, outré and otherwise counter-cultural literary and artistic work from the twentieth century. Atlas produced three such collections in the 1990s, Most were sold as single items which built into a set; a few (like this one) were presented to subscribers ready made. Few sets have survived in such beautiful condition as this one.

The set comprises 11 fascicles:

1. Jacques VACHE. WAR LETTERS. With four introductory essays by André Breton.

2. Unica ZURN. THE HOUSE OF ILLNESSES.

3. Peter BLEGVAD. HEADCHEESE. Signed.

4. Alfred JARRY and Henry MEYER, THE ANTLIACLASTS. Signed by Meyer.

5. Georges LIMBOUR. STORIES.

6. Pol BURY. PAINTINGS BY THE FORTUITOUS SCHOOL IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS.

7. Konrad BAYER. THE HEAD OF VITUS BERING.

8. Hans Henny JAHNN. THE NIGHT OF LEAD.

9. A TRUE HISTORY OF THE COLLEGE OF PATAPHYSICS.

10. XIANA 2.

11. Paul NOUGE. WORKS SELECTED BY MARCEL MARIEN.

With the Vaché supplement of White Acetylene and The Bleeding Symbol, as issued.

An absolutely fine, unread set.



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