Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
I Seem To Be A Verb. R. Buckminster Fuller.
I Seem To Be A Verb
I Seem To Be A Verb
I Seem To Be A Verb
I Seem To Be A Verb

I Seem To Be A Verb

New York: Bantam Books, 1970. First edition. Softcover. Small Octavo. 192pp. Original silver illustrated wraps with black lettering on the cover; protected by modern mylar. Photo-illustrated title page. Exceptional production by the American architect and inventor in collaboration with producer Jerome Angel and designer Quentin Fiore. Experimental book full of utopian plans and musings, insights with the explicit notion that humans aren't static beings but constantly in motion, verbs so to speak, not nouns. The unusual concept underlines the highly creative content of Fuller's book, with upper half of each page reading in black from front to back and the text in lower half upside down in green, so that the book also can be read in reverse. His intention "What I am trying to do..." is a sentence stretching over half a page without punctuation is, well: "The most important fact about Spaceship Earth: An instruction book didn't come with it." Beautifully illustrated with reproductions of photographs and illustrations. Light scuffing along front joint and lightly creased at middle of spine. Previous owner's name inked to first page. Else in near fine condition. near fine. Item #42167

Price: $450.00

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