Artists' Books Collection

Dos leyendas del agua


Typescript and drawings mimeographed on paper of various colors with mimeographed decorative border; green tissue-paper endpapers. The single gathering is tied with green and blue yarn to brown paper wrappers, which are illustrated with decorated-paper collages. Front wrapper has translucent pocket holding a samara or key fruit from a tree in the Parque de la Ciudadela in Barcelona and a folded, decorated-paper tag explaining the samara's significance. 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. Una leyenda catalana: Por qué el agua del mar es salada? Una leyenda cubana: La gaviota del San Juan --Front wrapper. Consta de doscientos ejemplares numerados --Colophon. MSU has copy no. 138. MSU copy: gift of Jeanne Drews (2000).


  • Alvarado, Américo
  • Amades, Joan
  • López, Ariel, 1978-

Publication Date: 1997

Original Size: 18, [4] p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Cuban Artists' Book Collection

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

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