Tokyo: Kyoto Shoin International, 1990. First Edition. Quarto. The first monograph from the graffiti writer, musician, sculptor, and performance artist Rammellzee. A cryptic work of Gothic Futurism, featuring a glossary of 24 "ionic statements," combining tags, collages, and poetic texts; "On the trains, IONIC STATEMENTS are used as names for fame. These statements can be mega-structured to perform sentences and are called SIGN OVERTURES in this style of writing using Harpoons." Published as the thirty-sixth volume in the ArT Random series; text in both English and Japanese translation. Light bumping to lower edge of illustrated laminate boards, with minor blemish to front endpaper; near fine.