Artists' Books Collection

--que pues lo imposible pido-- : cinco poemas del Siglo de Oro español


Mimeographed reproduction of what appears to be Gothic letterpress on individual leaves of grained off-white, brown, and sand-colored papers with mimeographed borders. Stapled at left margin, attached to doubled brown paper wrappers, and tied with soft white and brown cord. Title pages and wrappers have cutouts and collages of colored and decorated papers, including some letterpress. Collage on front wrapper has a hammered copper detail. Each author's work has a special, black tissue paper t.p.. Part of a collection of handmade books, most with cords for hanging (literatura de cordel), published by Ediciones Vigía under the auspices of the Cuban Ministry of Culture. Publication information from colophon. Consta de cincuenta ejemplares numerados, iluminados a mano... --Colophon. Page numbers are spelled out in Spanish. Leaf following p. [37] is blank. MSU as copy no. 31(treinta y dos). MSU copy: Gift of Jeanne Drewes (2000).


  • Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616
  • López, Ariel, 1978-
  • Quevedo, Francisco de, 1580-1645
  • Vega, Lope de, 1562-1635

Publication Date: 1997

Original Size: 36, [7] p. : ill. ; 31 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Cuban Artists' Book Collection

Call Number: oversize N7433.35.C8 C8 Box 3, Tray 3C

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