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    • [n° 1]
      herman de vries, noise
      the temporary travelling press publication
      [herman de vries publisher] kathmandu 1974
      printed by Sangam-press, kathmandu
      sole distributor artists press, bern
      64 p (20.2 × 14.5 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered (not all numbered)
      [les livres et les publications 26]
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    • [n° 2]
      herman de vries, to be all ways to be
      the temporary travelling press publication
      [herman de vries publisher] kathmandu 1974
      printed by Sangam-press, kathmandu
      1 f. (20.3 × 14.5 cm)
      edition 150, numbered
      [les livres et les publications 27]
    • [n° 3]
      marinus boezem, as wide as
      the eschenau summer press publications - a continuation of the temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1975
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      sole distributor artists press, bern
      5 sheets (21 × 21 cm)
      edition 150, numbered, signed
    • [n° 4]
      sjoerd buisman, swellings : 1976 composterra / prades pyrénées orientales france
      the eschenau summer press publications - a continuation of the temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] bern 1976
      printed by Ofko, Bern
      12 p. (20.7 × 14.8 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
    • [n° 5]
      herman de vries, Ο
      the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1976
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      1 f. (21 × 15 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications 40]
    • source of sanskrit text: madukya karika.
    • [n° 6]
      rudolf mattes, linie 200cm lang = line lenght 200cm
      the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1977
      printed by Ofko AG, Bern
      sole distributor artists press, bern
      4 p. (21 × 14.8 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
    • [n° 7]
      not published
    • [n° 8]
      herman de vries, october, february, june
      the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1977
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      3 f. (20.7 × 14.8 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications 44]
    • [n° 9]
      herman de vries, the dust of some roads & a leaf from a tree
      the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1977
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      sole distributor artists press, bern
      4 f. (20.2 × 14.7 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications 45]
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    • [n° 10]
      rolf sachsse, both sides
      the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1977
      artist press, bern, distributor
      3 f. (21 × 15.5 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
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    • [n° 11]
      heinz brand, brand news
      the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1977
      printed by 'der bund', bern
      artists press, bern
      3 f. (20 × 14.5 cm, folded)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
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    • [n° 12]
      james lee byars, devil - 1977-78
      the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1978
      printed by schenker druck, bern
      artists press bern, distributor
      4 p. (21 × 14.8 cm - opens to 21 × 30 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
    • Gold printed title. On opening a red cord can be seen to be glued into the centerfold of the folder. The total length of cord is 185 cm (the artist's height). At exactly the mid point of the cord, 3 additional cords of 92 cm each are knotted onto the assembly. On one of these cords yet another cord is knotted after exactly 38 cm.
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    • [n° 13]
      bernhard aubertin, essai sur le feu
      the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1980
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      1 fol. red paper, partly burned on the left side (21 × 14.5 cm), inserted in plastic transparent (22 × 15.7 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered and signed by the artist
    • [n° 14]
      dieter roth, [aus der heimat ...]
      the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1984
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      2 f. (26 × 20.3 cm)
      edition 100 copies, numbered
    • [n° 15]
      [ryszard] winiarski, strategic game
      the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1984
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      4 p. [1 fol., folded] (21 × 14.5 cm - folded)
      edition 100 copies, numbered
    • [n° 16]
      not published
    • [n° 17]
      ewerdt hilgemann, for herman random sculptures, torano di carrara, 11.00-12.00 a.m. on a day in august
      the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1980
      photography Wolfgang Lukowski, Frankfurt
      printed by Van den Dool, Sliedrecht (NL)
      12 photographs in white cardboard folder (21 × 14.8 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered and signed by the artist
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    • [n° 18]
      herman de vries, concept
      the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1981
      4 p. 1 fol. (21 × 15 cm)
      150 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications 58]
    • [n° 19]
      françois morellet, a badly bound book
      the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1982
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      4 p. (21 × 30 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
    • [n° 20]
      jiri valoch, five parts of a work
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau cop. 1977 [= 1982]
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      5 f. (29.7 × 21 cm)
      edition 100 copies, numbered
    • [n° 21]
      jiri valoch, three possibilities
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1980
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      4 f. (30 × 21 cm)
      edition 100 copies, numbered
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    • [n° 22]
      jan smejkal, nine days - 1985
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1985
      eschenau : the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications, 1985
      9 drawings in black or colour on paper in different colours (green, gray, pink, bleu, orange, yellow) (15 × 10.5 cm)
      edition 75 copies, numbered
    • [n° 23]
      wolfgang schmidt, worte machen
      the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1985
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      7 fol. with text in black and in large letters on front of page (21 × 15 cm)
      edition 100 copies, numbered
    • [n° 24]
      paul panhuysen, clock
      paul panhuysen & johan goedhart, spider
      the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1983
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      audio cassette
      edition 75 copies, numbered
    • [n° 25]
      herman de vries, rosa damascena
      the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1984; 2nd edition 1990 and 3rd edition 2015
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      dried rose petals in white cardboard folder (21.5 × 15 × 1.6 cm)
      1st printing: (21.5 × 15 × 1.6 cm). edition 100 copies, numbered
      2nd printing: (21.5 × 15 × 1.6 cm). edition 150 copies, not numbered
      2nd printing: (21.5 × 15 × 1.6 cm). edition 324 + xxxi copies
      [les livres et les publications 64]
    • [n° 26]
      nicolaus koliusis, schau dem licht in die augen
      [the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications]
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1985
      (18.7 × 12.9 × 0.3 cm)
      edition [60] copies
    • [n° 27]
      herman de vries, von wirklichkeit und sprache
      the eschenau summer press publications & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1986
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      1 fol. (4 p.) white paper with flower colled and text in white cardboard folder (24.5 × 18.5 cm)
      edition 100 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications 67]
    • text adapted from Gustav Hegi, Flora von Mitteleuropa. vol. 1 (München 1906) 301-302.
    • [n° 28]
      thomas clark, poem
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] knetzgau 1987
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      1 fol. white ; text printed recto (21.6 × 20 cm)
      edition 100 copies, numbered
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    • [n° 29]
      martin haseneier, mykographie einer wiese
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1990
      18 p. reprint from herman de vries - natural relations : eine skizze (Karl-Ernst-Osthaus Museum : Hagen / Verlag für moderne Kunst : Nürnberg 1989) 727-743
      gray cardboard folder (24 × 17 cm)
      edition 300 copies, not numbered
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    • [n° 30]
      susanne stövhase, let us HELP in your RECREATION plans
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1991
      printed by Vonhausen und Barent, Oberhohenried
      pink cover, content 8 p. (21 × 14.8 cm)
      edition 200 copies, numbered
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    • [n° 31]
      geoffrey hendricks, taschengewitter (pocket storm)
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1991
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      4 p. sewn to the cover with a red thread; pages are different (1 leave of paper was folded, wrinkled, and then returned flat. Some sheets with handwritten notes, sketches; others are left blank); gray cover (21 × 14.8 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
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    • [n° 32]
      chris drury, amanita muscaria
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1992
      printed by Laceys, Hove (UK)
      1 f. (22 × 17.2 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
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    • [n° 33]
      herman de vries, remember theodor gustav fechner. a reading performance at the royal botanic garden edinburgh at the 16th of august 1992 by herman de vries
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1994
      photography by Henri Noltie and susanne jacob de vries
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      1 sheet white paper with 2 photographs and text in white cardboard folder (21 × 15 cm)
      Text by Gustav Theodor Fechner, Nanna oder über das Seelenleben der Pflanzen (Leopold Boß : Leipzig 1848) 391 and 52
      [les livres et les publications 79]
    • A reprint was published on the occasion of the inauguration of 'the waterlilies. remembering gustav theodor fechner (1801-1887)' [= de waterlelies. herinneringen aan gustav theodor fechner (1801-1887)] at peckedam manor on the nijenhuis estate, diepenheim, october 10, 2014.
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    • [n° 34]
      herman de vries, botanische werke : distelsamen
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1995
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      8 fol. black paper printed with silver letters; 1 page with the list of seeds and 7 with seeds in transparent envelop (21 × 15 cm)
      edition 75 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications 81]
    • [n° 35/36]
      hartmut geerken, das zeichnerische spätwerk von immanuel kant
      kommentiert von hartmut geerken

      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1995
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      41 pages (21 × 14.8 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
    • Text verso: "diese ausgabe umfaßt alle zeichnungen im opus postumum von immanuel kant (berlin/leipzig 1936)"
    • [n° 37]
      herman de vries, this
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1996
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      20 pages in gray cover (29.7 × 21 cm; cover: 3055 × 21.5 cm)
      150 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications 82]
    • [n° 38]
      robert lax, circle
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1996
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      5 f. in light gray cover (29.7 × 21 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
    • [n° 39]
      Robert Lax, More Scales - selection by John Beer
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] 1997
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      16 p. in light gray cover (29.7 × 21 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
    • [n° 40]
      Paul-Armand Gette, Kleine botanische Mythologie = Petite mythologie botanique = Small botanical mythology
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1998
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      20 p. (21 × 15 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
    • [n° 41]
      robert lax, red blue
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1999
      printed by oeckler and by copy-shop, haßfurt/main
      44 colour copies in white cardboard folder (21 × 15 cm)
      edition 108 copies, numbered
    • [n° 42]
      herman de vries, wörter
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1999
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      4 p. (21 × 15 cm)
      edition 108, numbered
      [les livres et les publications 87]
    • [n° 43]
      ted purves, collected notes - observing birds 1995-1998
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1999
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      12 p. (21.2 × 14 cm)
      edition 108 copies, numbered
    • [n° 44]
      herman de vries, tutto
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 1999
      printed by Vonhausen & Barent, Oberhohenried
      3 f. (16 × 21 cm)
      edition 300 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications 88]
    • [n° 45]
      herman de vries, different & identic
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2000
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      7 f. (23.6 × 17 cm)
      edition 108 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications 91]
    • [n° 46]
      robert lax, notebook
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2001
      printed by Vonhausen & Barent, Oberhohenried
      96 p. (24 × 16.5 cm)
      edition 108 copies, numbered
    • [n° 47]
      herman de vries, philosophische bermerkungen
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2001
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      28 p. (23.3 × 17.3 cm)
      edition 108 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications 93]
    • [n° 48]
      hartmut geerken, may bug fly! a paper sinking in the indian ocean
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2001
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      1 fol. with text by Hartmut Geerken + 3 photographs (12.6 × 18 cm) in white carboard folder (13 × 20.2 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
    • [n° 49]
      joe jones, joe jones memorial
      edited by rainer pließ
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2001
      audio CD made by CUE Sound Service
      edition 300 copies, numbered
    • Jones (1934-1993) lived in Eschenau 1989-1991. He is buried on the local cemetery.
    • Listen to the music by Joe Jones [5:21 min]:

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    • [n° 50]
      herman de vries, change
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2003
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      1 fol. white paper with ash rubbing (23.5 × 17.3 cm) in white cardboard folder
      edition 108 copies, numbered
      on the backside handwritten "the ashes of a pine"
      [les livres et les publications 98]
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    • [n° 51]
      herman de vries, gold
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2004
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      4 p. (15.2 × 21.2 cm)
      edition 108 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications 104]
    • [n° 52]
      christa schuster, rosen in die dunkelheit - juni 2004
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2005
      printed by Vonhausen & Barent, Oberhohenried
      1 f. folded (15 × 21 cm)
      edition 300 copies, numbered
    • [n° 53]
      eugen gomringer, es muss alles hand und fuss haben
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2005
      printed by oeckler & copyshop, haßfurt
      5 fol. in grey cardboard cover (21 × 29.7 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
    • [n° 54]
      muriel desroches, papillions
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2005
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      1 black & white photograph (12.6 × 18.9 cm) in white cardboard folder (21 × 14 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
    • [n° 55]
      karin sander, eschenau, februar 2008
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2008
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      1 fol. (20.8 × 29.3 cm) in white cardboard folder (30.6 × 21.5 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
    • [n° 56]
      herman de vries, eigenblut
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2008
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      1 sheet of white paper with blood rubbing in white cardboard folder (15.7 × 22 cm)
      edition 108 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications addenda 7]
    • [n° 57]
      herman de vries, le chêne de trévans. statement
      photos marion reißner
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2008
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      2 photographs, colour in white cover (12.7 × 16.8 cm)
      edition 108 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications addenda 7]
    • [n° 58]
      herman de vries, quelques moments du courant de bès. reproductions photographiques (3 sec. de différence)
      reproductions photographiques (3 sec. de différence)
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2008
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      3 photographs, colour in white cover (12.7 × 16.8 cm)
      edition 108 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications addenda 7]
    • [n° 59]
      herman de vries, looking smelling hearing etc.
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2008
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      3 f. (15.7 × 22 cm)
      edition 108 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications addenda 7]
    • [n° 60]
      herman de vries, kant cant
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2009
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      9 f. (15 × 21 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications addenda 8]
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    • [n° 61]
      hartmut geerken, - bombus terrestris visited - no. zero minus one
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2009
      1 audio CD and 1 score, folded in red cardboard folder (18.6 × 24.8 cm)
      edition 108 copies, numbered
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    • [n° 62]
      thomas a. clark, the hidden place
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2009
      1 fol. (15 × 21 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
    • [n° 63]
      herman de vries, searching for the source
      camera marion reißner, film editing Merik de Vries
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2011
      printed by oeckler, haßfurt/main
      1 DVD, colour in white cardboard folder (15 × 21 cm); handwriting verso: "& serendipity"
      edition 108 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications addenda 10]
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    • [n° 64]
      ulay, power flower - nature paper. a gift exchange
      photography Lena Pislak and ulay
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2011
      printed Aktiv Druck, Ebelsbach
      edition 150 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications addenda 7]
    • 4 photographs and text: "secrets in no secrets" in white carboard folder (21.5 × 16.4 cm). Part of the publication is a short video 'conference of the birds'. start the video on youtube.
    • [n° 65]
      hartmut geerken, signed / not signed
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2011
      1 fol. red (21 × 29.8 cm), with page of the koran mounted in a cellophane bag (11.5 × 19 cm) and a text by Hartmut Geerken in white carboard folder (21.4 × 30.5 cm)
      edition 108 copies, numbered; signed/not signed by hartmut geerken.
    • [n° 66]
      françois Morellet, stamped
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2011
      4 p. (22.5 × 16 cm)
      edition 108 copies, numbered
    • [n° 67]
      susanne de vries, alles auf seinem platz
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2012
      printed by Aktivdruck, Ebelsbach
      6 photographs (10 × 15 cm) in white carboard folder (21.5 × 16.4 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications addenda 11]
    • [n° 68/69]
      carlijn mens, het is daar - dat is het
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2012
      printed by Aktivdruck, Ebelsbach
      2 images of drawings and 2 DVD's, one titled 'dennelaantje schoorl, juni 2011 - morgen' (40 min) and the second 'dennelaantje schoorl, juni 2011 - middag' (60 min) in white carboard folder (14.8 × 21.5 cm)
      edition 108 copies, numbered
      [les livres et les publications addenda 11]
    • [n° 70]
      susanne de vries, herman de vries, die wolken / the clouds
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2013
      printed by Aktivdruck, Ebelsbach
      6 photographs (21 × 16 cm) and 1 poem (21 × 16.5 cm) in white carboard folder (21.5 × 16.6 cm)
      edition 150 copies, numbered
    • [n° 71]
      herman de vries, looking, smelling, hearing, etc.
      the temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] lazaretto vecchio 2015
      3 white sheets with text 'all', 'this' and 'here' in white paper folder with 2 photographs verso (16 × 22.5 cm)
      edition unknown, not numbered
    • [n° 71] [sic]
      herman de vries, zufall
      the eschenau summer press & temporary travelling press publications
      [herman de vries publisher] eschenau 2015
      1 folded white sheet with letters of word 'zufall' in all possible combinations; in white cardboard folder (15.3 × 21.4 cm)
      edition 150, numbered

bibliographic references

cover les livres et les publications

herman de vries
les livres et les publications. catalogue raisonné

textes de herman de vries, Anne Moeglin-Delcroix, Didier Mathieu
centre des livres d'artistes
Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005

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