Tuesday, 26 May 2020

herman de vries – ambulo ergo sum

herman de vries – ambulo ergo sum
walks/wanderungen steigerwald 1993 – 2019

A book published in spring 2020 by Peter Foolen Editions, documenting 27 years of walks made by herman de vries in the Steigerwald, Eschenau, Northern Bavaria. The walks which were done almost daily, were drawn by herman de vries on 27 sets of 2 survey maps which were pinned every year since 1993 on his kitchen wall. The maps were used as a set of two, showing the Steigerwald and the area around his house in Eschenau, which is located in the middle of this area. Every footpath which he walked has been drawn on these maps and were renewed on the wall every year until last year. The original 27 sets of these survey maps with the drawings are reproduced in this book in actual size, the spreads of these maps on two pages have a size of 49,5 x 99 cm.

The book is hardcover linen bound with foil block printing. It has 60 pages, in the size 49,5 x 49,5 cm. The maps were photographed by Harold Strak, Amsterdam. The book is printed by Wilco Art Books in Amersfoort and bound by Wytze Fopma in a limited edition of 42 signed and numbered copies.

The price of the book is 1200 euro until 1 august, after 1 august the price is 1800 euro.

Including tax and excl. postage. For ordering send an email to peterfoolen@ziggo.nl.

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