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 VigĂ­a 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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