Paris: Edition Galerie Lawrence, n.d. (1961)
18.6×13.6cm, 54pp plus card covers and original yellow publisher’s publicity bandeau with a text by Pierre Restany.
The true first edition of this famous and important artist’s book where on 17 October 1961, Daniel Spoerri noted with a small drawing all of the items found on a table after a meal in his hotel room on the rue Mouffetard in Paris. Each item was then described and annotated with background information as to how it turned up on the table as best Spoerri knew.
Later editions of this book further expanded the information known about the items (with the help of Robert Filliou, Roland Topor and Emmett Williams and even added drawings, photographs and editioned material.
Copies of the first edition of this book are already hard to find but with the bandeau in such near fine condition – this is rare. Fine in like yellow wrapper.
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