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The best possible set of this epoch-making publication, eminently suitable for exhibition purposes because of the unusually fine state of conservation of this fragile ensemble. Fully collated it can be detailed as follows: - Number 1, June 1962: Incl. Arthur (Addi) Köpcke, George Maciunas, Benjamin Patterson, Nam June Paik, La Monte Young, Bostell & others. (28) pp. as 7 two-sided double-page foldouts. - Number 2, (numbered as 1b). Nov. 1962: Dick Higgins issue. 21 stapled mimeographed sheets plus paper front cover (issued without back cover); incl. the scarce wraparound band. - Number 3, Dec. 1962: Christo, Henry Flynt, Dick Higgins, György Ligeti, Nam June Paik, Jan Voss (the painter), Vestell & others, plus reviews & photos of the early European Fluxus concerts. (108) pp. as mostly-2-sided double-page foldouts + (12) pp. in a combination of offset, memeo, letterpress & screenprinting. Paper covers with screenprinted dust jacket. - Number 4, Jan. 1964: Happenings issue with George Brecht, Stanley Brouwn (a tipped-in rubber-stamped paper-bag multiple), Allan Kaprow, Higgins, Paik, Jean-Jacques Lebel, Tomas Schmit, Claes Oldenburg, Al Hansen a.o. (132) pp. as 33 mostly-2-sided double-page foldouts + (23) pp. Paper covers with dust jacket (4-page ad brochure laid in). - Number 5, Feb. 1966: "Happenings/Stücke/Partituren". Numbered edition of 500 copies. 22 printed works/multiples in a cardstock portfolio. Includes Joseph Beuys's first multiple, "Zwei Fraeulein mit leuchtendem brot", a block of painted chocolate on a long, printed scroll. The original chocolate after small restauration in fine condition. Hansjoachim Dietrich's multiple signed, Eckart Rahn's piece numbered, the Gerhard Ruehm & Henning Christiansen works hand-stamped with their names. In addition to the artists listed above, other contributors include: René Block, Claus Bremer, Ludwig Gosewitz, Higgins, Kaprow, Patterson, Ben Vautier, & members of the Zaj group. The Vostell multiple, powdered pigment & a printed sheet in a cellophane pouch is intact. The tip of the protruding plastic hook in Dietrich's "Aufhänger", which is frequently broken, is intact. - Number 6, July 1967: Higgins, Maciunas, Vostell, Gustav Metzger, Milan Knízák, Vautier, Hansen, Kaprow, Paik, Franz Mon, Daniel Spoerri, Charlotte Moorman, Lebel, Alison Knwles a.o.; plus Diter Rot's original blue-marker drawing on photographic paper, "das Blaue Geheul" laid in, as issued (174) pp; cardstock covers. - Number 7, 1969: Wolf Vostell "Elektronischer dé-coll/age Happening Raum 1959-1968", Einführung von F.W. Heubach, Typos-Verlag Frankfurt a. M. 1969. PLUS the adorned version as described above.