Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press. 1983. First Edition.
Square 8vo, pp. 187. Illustrated with several color plates of marble wall panels. Full black cloth in dj. Signed and inscribed and dated 2/28/88 on the half title by the innovative American composer. Very fine.
One of a series of experimental texts in which Cage tries “to find a way of writing which comes from ideas, is not about them, but which produces them,” he attempts in X to create looser structures in both life and art, to free “my writing from my intentions.”