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Archive of Abracadada / Bory, Jean-Francois., 1997

Identifier: CC-27682-28770

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Scope and Contents

The linear, black printed text is laid out with mixed typefaces and sizes. The maquette is a sketch book with chaotically arranged handwritten text that employs several colored inks and calligraphic styles. The manuscript appears to have made with a combination of photocopying and colored letraset type. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1997



0 See container summary (1 archive + soft cover book + 36 pages (offset) + soft cover book (galley proof) + 36 pages (offset, tipped-in) + soft cover book (maquette) + 35 pages (ink, crayon, ink colored, graphite, handwriting) + envelope (paper, ink, handwriting) + envelope contents (sheet, ink colored, collaged) + manuscript + 40 unbound pages (photocopied, letraset)) ; book 21 x 14 cm + galley proof 21 x 14 cm + maquette 32 x 24 cm + manuscript 43 x 30 cm

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 : Fete de la Lettre. Signed by: Jean-Francois Bory (u.r.- front cover maquette); Jean-Francois Bory (t.c.- back cover maquette); Jean-Francois Bory (l.r.- manuscript). Nationality of creator: French. General: 1 copies of 100 total copies. 1 number copy. General: Added by: RED; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

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

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