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Mon, Franz

Berlin-Zehlendorf. Wolfgang Fietkau Verlag. 1964
A very good copy, signed by Mon and accompanied by the original subscription leaf.

Issued as number 8 of Wolfgang Fietkau's 'Schritte für moderne und avantgardistische literatur'.

Also included is the subscription leaf for the book (160 x 140 mm), a reproduction of the rear wrapper recto with publication details verso, also signed by Mon. The covers, inners and subscription leaf were letterpress printed and designed by Christian Chruxin.

Wolfgang Fietkau's series 'Schritte für moderne und avantgardistische literatur' 'are classics of a particular kind of Mittel-European modernist typography that bring joy to the eyes of this type and language addict trained in England and Basel.' (Simon Johnston)
pp. 24. Square 8vo. (160 x 140 mm). Initial and terminal leaves of black paper; letterpress printed text throughout. Original publisher's white printed wrappers with title design in black by Christian Chruxin to front and rear covers.