Item #18817 FIVE METERS OF POEMS. Carlos Oquendo De Amat.
FIVE METERS OF POEMS.
FIVE METERS OF POEMS.

FIVE METERS OF POEMS. Translated and with an introduction by David M. Guss. Woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi.

Isla Vista: Turkey Press, 1986. Accordion-fold 10 inches tall, opening to 5 metres. Five small woodcuts in the text, which is set as concrete poetry. Bound in red cloth & printed boards with 4 woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi. Matching tray case (tiny bump on one corner) with typographic print on cover. Fine. Item #18817

First English language edition of 18 "typographically playful" poems by this Peruvian poet (1905-1936). No. 11 of 40 copies signed by Frasconi and Guss. Printed on Barcham Green's handmade "India Office" tan, fiber-filled paper, printed in black and red. (There were also 300 unsigned copies bound in wraps.).

Price: $650.00

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