Vries, Hans de – t’ Dooie Beestenboek*

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Author: Hans de Vries
Publisher: Uitgeverij De Harmonie, Amsterdam,
Year: 1972
ISBN: 9061690374

Tall quarto, un paginated, (88 pages), illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers.32,5 x 23,5 cm,First edition.Text in Dutch.
 
Condition:Wrappers slightly discolored and soft-wrinkle toward left top of front wrapper. Otherwise a fine copy.
Documentated in this artist's book. Meticulously ( with photographs and situation drawings all animals (most domestic) that are killed by cars on 'Hoofdstraat 45,  the road between Beerta and Winschoten in province of Groningen, Netherlands.

Enclosed the English translation of the Dutch text: What I am doing and have been doing + large leaflet of (6) pp. with illustrations written by Jan Donia titled: The position of Hans de Vries, (6) pp. with illustrationsuyl.
*Hans de Vries kept a diary for almost a year to make notes of all the animals wich were killed by traffic in Beerta (Netherlands).

. *Although not trained as an artist, De Vries, self-designated as an artist, participated in 1971 in some high profile exhibitions like Sonsbeek Buiten de Perken (Sonsbeek Beyond the Pale), Park Sonsbeek, Arnhem (NL) and Binnen en Buiten het Kader (Inside and Beyond the Frame), Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (NL).

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