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Egographie / Devaux, Frederique., 1989

Identifier: CC-14559-14870

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Scope and Contents

The binding by Devaux consists of two mirrors with a leather spine; the title of the book is painted onto the mirror with a vertical format twice, one of the titles is a reversed image, i.e., mirror writing. The introductory essay was written by Michel Amarger. The collages in this book consist of fragments of black & white photographs with hand drawn letters, calligraphic markings and hieroglyphics. One of them uses the Hebrew letter 'aleph' as the dominant letter. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1989



0 See container summary (1 soft cover book (rebound as hard cover book) + 7 photocollages (ink, paint, handwriting) (16 pages) in artist bookbinding (mirror, paint, leather) + box (cardboard)) ; 25.4 x 17.3 x 1.9 cm (book) + 30 x 20 x 5.7 cm (box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

box shelf

Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Paris, France : Publications EDA. Signed by: [Frederique] Devaux (b.c.- colophon); [Frederique] Devaux (b.c.- photocollages). Nationality of creator: French. General: About 13 total copies. About 7 number copy. General: Added by: CONV; updated by: RED.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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