Artists' Books Collection

Interiores II


Previously unpublished poem. Handmade books published by Ediciones Vigía under the auspices of the Cuban Ministry of Culture. Poem in manuscript reproduced on single leaf of coarse brown paper, with ragged edges, folded to 25 x 9 cm (opens to 25 x 25 cm). Poem is preceded by two illustrated leaves, the second incorporating a piece of wood with evidence of termite activity. Heavy cardstock wrappers are trimmed to the shape of an upright section of tree trunk or log, illustrated to depict rough texture of bark and exposed cross-section at top, and bound to leaves of text and illustrations by three pieces of heavy brown yarn threaded through three holes at left margin and tied. On right side, front and back wrappers are trimmed to depict two small protruding branches that have been cut; from upper one is tied a length of light-weight brown yarn to which is tied a small wooden tag bearing the copy number. Place of publication and publisher from colophon. Consta de cientocincuenta ejemplares ... --Colophon. MSU has copy no. 16. MSU copy: gift of Jeanne Drewes (2000).


  • Alonso, Digdora, 1921-
  • Estévez Jordán, Rolando, 1950-

Publication Date: 2000

Original Size: [6] p. : ill. ; 29 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Cuban Artists' Book Collection

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

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