Essai sur la sculpturale

Essai sur la sculpturale. Paris, Editions Galerie Denise Davy, 1967. Cover with ills. flaps, 18 x 18 cm, 26 unpaginated sheets. Texts and illustrations printed on thick red and cream pages, several of which have die cut circles of various sizes. Text in French.
An early artists’ book by Blaine, featuring hand drawn letters and erotic images exploring the the concept of penetration through the printed page. This copy is Inscribed with a dedication on the first page, the pencil written text reads ’Pour John, Astrid et le petit Harry Matheus, cet intinéaire touristique pour quand il sera beaucoup beaucoup plus grand, Julien’. Wear along the extremities of cover and spine, else a very good copy.

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