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Also available in a special edition of 10 numbered copies in slipcases, with gold foiled covers and gilded edges.

Publisher Note

Första Januari is a book about anticipation. It is based on the rhythmical countdown to Christmas Eve, which has been in practice in Sweden for centuries and is believed to have its origin in old hedonistic traditions. The book contains 378 pages of which 352 are identical.

The book was was proofread by legendary Swedish folklorist, ethnologist and artist Bengt af Klintberg, who was a member of the Fluxus movement in the early 1960s.

Första Januari is published by Hundörat Small Press, established by antiquarian Peter Bodén and the poet and author Joar Tiberg, who is the publisher’s constant editor. Hundörat Small Press has previously published titles by Beth Laurin, Owe Gustafson, Leif Elggren och Per-Åke Holmlander.

Artists’ Book

Första Januari

— (en bok om förväntan)

by A-FL

Release Place Stockholm, Sweden
Edition 1st edition
Release Date 1st December 2021
Artist: A-FL
Printrun 100
ISBN-13: 978-91-985308-4-4
Original Price 30.00 EUR
Availability Available
Dimensions 20.0 × 9.5 × 3.2 cm
Pages 378
Technique Hotfoil, Offset

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