Artists' Books Collection

El cielo imaginario


Poems. Mimeographed reproduction of typescript, hand-lettered titles, and drawings on individual leaves of white bond and coarse brown papers with mounted colored-paper (mostly green) cutouts. Endpapers are black tissue paper and light brown tracing paper. Stapled, glued to brown paper wrappers, and tied with heavy green cord. Wrappers have decorated-paper collages. Front wrapper has a green foil crescent moon. Part of a collection of handmade chapbooks, 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 doscientos ejemplares numerados, esgrafiados, iluminados a mano, firmados por su autor ... --Colophon. MSU has copy no. 191. MSU copy: gift of Jeanne Drewes (2000).


  • Ariel, Sigfredo, 1962-
  • Naranjo, Violeta

Publication Date: 1996

Original Size: 38, [8] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Cuban Artists' Book Collection

Call Number: oversize N7433.35.C8 C8 Box 1, Tray 1A

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