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Orientované texty. PF 70 [Oriented texts. Pour feliciter 70].

[Brno: self-published], 1969. Octavo (21 × 15 cm). Original printed card folder, with four letter-press printed leaves of text to rectos loosely laid in, as issued. Signed and inscribed on folder flap by Valoch, in German, and with red pen drawing to front wrapper, presumably also by Valoch. Very good.

Rare collection of four leaves of Valoch’s visual poetry, consisting of striking arrangements of letters, pictograms, and other typographic units. With an unstated print run, issued as a New Year's greeting card (PF). With the author’s hand-written dedication (“Herzlichst Jiří Valoch”). Gifted to Konrad Balder Schäuffelen (1929–2012), a German psychiatrist, author, and translator of visual poetry. KVK, OCLC show a single copy at the Danish National Art Library. Hot held at the Czech National Library.

Book ID: P5505

Price: $750.00