Artists' Books Collection

Diario del grumete


Poem in eleven parts. Mimeographed reproduction of italic typescript, hand-lettered initials, titles, and illustrations on individual leaves of brown paper; endpapers are light blue tissue paper and light brown tracing paper. Stapled, glued to light-blue decorated-paper wrappers, and tied with blue and gray cords. Wrappers, collages, and other illustrations depict early nautical charts and sailing ships. 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. Diseño de Enrique Ramos y Orestes Roca. Realizado por Gisela Baranda [et al.] --Colophon. Publication information from wrappers. Consta de doscientos ejemplares numerados, firmados por su autor ... --Colophon. MSU has copy no. 174. LC has copy no. 123.


  • Baranda, Gisela
  • Díaz Corrales, Sonia, 1964-
  • Ramos, Enrique, 1961-
  • Roca, Orestes

Publication Date: 1996

Original Size: 49 p. [i.e. 28 leaves] : ill. (some col.) ; 18 x 20 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Cuban Artists' Book Collection

Call Number: oversize N7433.35.C8 C8 Box 5, Tray 5C

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