20 Mar BUTLER THE WORLD’S MOST GRACIOUS MAN. BYARS. 1975. UNIQUE MAIL ART.
16 x 8cm, 6pp. Single folded printed card. Unique mail art work sent from Bern to James Butler by Byars in August 1975 (from postmark) comprising a breakfast menu from the hotel (Guten Morgen/Bonjour/Good Morning/Ohayo Gozaimasu/Buenos Dias/Buon Giorno/Boker Tov printed on the front) and on the open middle pages with the food options Byars has written across the top in his starry handwriting :”BUTLER THE WORLD’S MOST GRACIOUS MAN. BYARS” and on the back panel “WITH SOFT SEATS AND A 2 O’CLOCK CHECKOUT TIME EXQUIS INTELLIGOUT” (sic).
9 x 17,3cm, pink mailing envelope hand addressed by Byars with return hand written address. A mailed and franked example./