Hengelo, The Netherlands: Situationist Times, 1962. First Edition. The rare first issue of The Situationist Times, an avant-garde periodical that focused on art and politics. Articles in German, French, and English. Heavily illustrated, with collages and comics. Many of the articles highlight the differences between various factions of the Situationists. For instances, there's a spirited defense of the Spur group, which had been expelled from the Situationist International. 4to, unpaginated in wrappers and printed on multi-colored paper. A superb, Near Fine copy with slight creasing and edge wear. A statement on the penultimate page suggests that 1,090 copies had been published. SCARCE. Item #1121
For an interesting look at The Situationist Times, see "The Beach Beneath the Street: The Everyday Life and Glorious Times of the Situationist International," by McKenzie Wark (Verso, 2011).