Future Press

THE FUTURE PRESS is distinguished by its exclusive and purposeful devotion to radically alternative materials for books and radically alternative forms of books.

Autobiographies (1981), by Richard Kostelanetz. A history of a life composed not as a continuous narrative but as a multi perspective collection of bits, written both recently and long ago (and at times by others) perhaps a major innovation in autohistoriography. 284 pp., 6" x 9", perfectbound, ISBN: 0 918406 15 9, $8.00. Clothbound, 0 918406 16 7, $20.00. Signed & lettered from A to Z by the author, 0 918406 18 3, $100.00

First Principles (1978), by Ian Tarnman. Perhaps the most spectacular individual collection of visual verbal poems ever published, not only in the U.S. but anywhere in the world. 64 pp., 11" x 8 l/2", on heavy paper, perfectbound, with a foreword by Loris Essary, 0 918406 05 6, $5.00.

Illuminations (1977), by Richard Kostelanetz. The third collection of visual poems by America's most widely published visual poet a sequel to Visual Language (1970) and I Articulations (1974). 48 pp., 5 l/2" x 8", saddlestitched, 0 918406 00 5, $2.00. Signed & lettered from A to Z by the author, with special red covers, $40.00.

The Journey (1977), by Bob Heman. A visual fiction in the form of a polyhedron, to be cut out from card stock and taped together, as per instructions. 22 l/2" x 17 l/2" (to be folded into 6" x 6" x 6"), 0 918406 02 1, $1.50.

And So Forth (1979), by Richard Kostelanetz. Over one hundred drawings of related geometric shapes that form modular narratives from page to page, published as loose sheets gathered into an envelope, with a preface by the author. 9" x 12", 0 918406 10 7, $20.00. Ten complete sets were individually initialed and numbered by the artist, $100.00

Exhaustive Parallel Intervals (1979), by Richard Kostelanetz. A book length narrative, perhaps a novel, whose entire content is a diamond shaped array of numbers whose positions change in systematic sequence. 160 pp., 6" x 9", perfectbound, with an afterword by the author, 0 918406 05 6, $10.00. Clothcovered, 0 918406 17 5, $20.00. Signed & lettered from A to Z by the author, 0 918406 19.1, $75.00.

Sadisfactions (1977), by Paul Nagy. A typographically beautiful and verbally brilliant fold out of remarks (in French) about the Marquis de Sade. 40" x 26" (folded into an envelope 10 1/2" x 7 1/2"), co published by Editions D'Atelier, Paris, France, 0 918406 08 x, $4.00.

Numbers Two (1977), by Richard Kostelanetz. Visually organized numerical images: Multiples, Steps, Amplification, 69, Diamonds, Mirror, (untitled cross). Seven cards, 8 l/2" x 11", collected in an envelope, co published by Luna Bisonte, Columbus, OH, 0 918406 01 3, $1.50. Twenty six sets were individually signed & lettered by the author, $50.00.

Semi Constructs Of The Secretaire Du Registre (1979), by Carl D. Clark and Loris Essary. Collected verbal visual essays by the provocative editors of Interstate, once one of America's finest literary art periodicals. 24 pp., 11" x 17", 0 918406 07 2, $2.00. Signed & lettered from A to Z by the authors, $35.00

One Night Stood (1977), by Richard Kostelanetz. A minimal fiction with no more than two words to a paragraph, published in two radically different formats. "I wanted to see whether the experience of reading the exact same words could be made radically different." 176 pp., 5 l/4" x 4", perfectbound, 0 918406 04 8, $2.50. Clothbound, 0 918406 13 1, $10.00. Signed & lettered by the author, 0 918406 12 3, $50.00. Also 24 pp., 11" x 17", newsprint, 0 918406 06 4, $1.00. Signed & lettered, $25.00.

Reincarnations (1981), by Richard Kostelanetz. A fiction composed entirely of photographs, with an afterword by the author. 64 pp., saddlestitched, 5" x 7", 0 918406 22 8, $5.00. Signed & lettered, 0 918406 23 6, $50.00.

Recyclings, By Richard Kostelanetz. A recapitulation of his writings, a literary autobiography, in an extended experiment with nonsyntactic prose. 320 pp., 5" x 7", 0 918406 26 x, $6.00. Clothcovered, 0 918406 27 9, $16.00. Signed & lettered from A to Z, 0 918406 28 7, $100.00.

 

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