Robert Filliou
1926 – 1987 France
Livre-etalon / Standard-book 1982

Robert Filliou spells ‘Filliou’ with three Ls – ‘Fillliou’ on cover. Why?
‘all literature – past, present and future – can be objectively evaluated at last, thanks to Livre-etalon / Standard-book, which alone ensures the faultless measurement and impartial assessment of printed matter(s)’.
English and French titles and text. Pages simply contain the numbers 2 – 19, one to a page for both the English and French versions.
Concertina format 4 x 4 cm (closed). Edition of 1000.
Dieter Roth (ed.) 1982.

Collection: Centre for the Artist Book, grahame galleries + editions