Abracadabra Nos. 1 – 5
Angioni, Marcello with Franco Beltrametti and Harry Hoogstraten, eds.
Luxembourg: Abracadabra & Authors, 1977 – 1981. Softcover 8vos in saddle stapled wraps, offset printed in black and white. Unpaginated. Text mostly in English, with some in French, Italian, and Dutch.
A complete and collated run of this seminal Italian publication published in Luxembourg featuring a cross pollination of some of the best experimental poetry, concrete poetry, poetry, essays, collages, and art from Europe and the Americas.
A sampling of contributors in each issue include:
No. 1 – Philip Whalen, Joe Brainard, Anne Waldman, Julien Blaine, Michael Gibbs, Franco Beltrametti, Adriano Spatola, Harry Hoogstraten, et al.
No. 2 – Leo van der Zalm, Steve Lacy, Milli Graffi, Anne Waldman, Julien Blaine, Carl Weissner, Susanne Hahn, John Giorno, Markuz Raetz, Charles Plymell, et al.
No. 3 – Flavo Ermini, Steve McCaffery, Magnus Hedlund, Dick Higgins, Jochen Gerz, Ted Berrigan, Adriano Spatola, Susanne Hahn, et al.
No. 4 – Michael Andre, Marcello Angioni, John Cage, Franco Beltrametti, Mara Cini, Brion Gysin, Dick Higgins, Harry Hoogstraten, David Weiss, et al.
No. 5 – Diether Roth, Marcello Angioni, Adriano Spatola, Tom Raworth, bpNichols, Milli Graffi, Julien Blaine, Dick Higgins, Giuliano della Casa, The Tinklers, et al.ed.