LOT 1721
SOLD €2700,00

[Herman de Vries] 15 items: (1) Objekten van herman de vries.

Exhibition catalogue Metz & Co., Amsterdam, 5 October - 15 November (1963), (7) stencilled p., original stapled wrapper, 4to.

Extremely rare early publication on herman de vries, who writes his own name without capitals in order to 'avoid hierarchies'. Of this catalogue only one copy in PiCarta (Stichting Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Bibliotheek); (2) Herman de Vries. Vlakvolumen. Brescia, Amodulo, 1971, printed in 1000 copies, original wrapper, 20 x 20 cm. Signed on inside back cover; (3) The same. A A A I I I O O O [in Malay script]. Mahe, Mally Crafts, 1971, printed in 150 numbered copies (this is no. 150), (10) one-sided leaves, original stapled wrapper, 19.5 x 18 cm. Very rare, only one copy in PiCarta (Utrecht); (4) The same. Noise. Kathmandu, Sangam-Press, 1974, printed in 150 numbered copies (this is no. 144), 32 one-sided leaves [leaf 17-31 only leave number, else empty], stapled in original wrapper, 20.3 x 14.3 cm.; (5) Random shapes. Exhibition catalogue Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, 7 February - 6 April 1975, text book in leporello (6) p. and a transparent envelope filled with white coardboard shapes, together loose in original portfolio, 4to. Portfolio sl. sunned/ stained. SM catalogue no. 578. And with another 10 special works, partly related to the Stedelijk Museum, incl. Vijf manifesten over taal (1975, with mounted tuft of grass), several envelopes with contents (e.g. press photos) and a stencilled table of contents (2 p.) of nos. 1-4 of Revue Nul = 0 (of which De Vries was editor and publisher). (total 15)

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