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A Humument: Fifth Edition / Phillips, Tom., 2012

Identifier: CC-54358-643246

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Scope and Contents

Phillips dedication reads "for Ruth and Marvin Sackner, patrons, friends who guard my work between them like book ends." This fifth edition is denoted on its cover and contains about 80 pages in which a new image has been substituted for the original. The dust jacket color is vermillion. For this edition Phillips has placed his introduction at the back of the book,"'Hoping that the reader would want to meet the book head on." In this essay Phillips describes the history of his creation of A Humument with personal references and mentions that the Sackner Archive holds the original copy. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 2012



0 See container summary (1 soft cover book (383 pages) in dust jacket) ; 17.5 x 12.5 x 2.9 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

alc. Phillips s

Custodial History

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


Published: London, England : Thames & Hudson. Nationality of creator: British. General: About 4000 total copies. General: Added by: RUTH; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

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

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