Artists' Books Collection

De Montserrat a Monserrate : religiosidad, historia, tradición


Essays, a prayer, a song, and a legend. Mimeographed reproductions of typescripts and drawings on individual leaves of a variety of papers. Each section in a different type font; one essay in columns. Includes facsimiles of woodblock illustrations and mounted decorated-paper cutouts. Stapled, glued to white paper wrappers and tied with metallic gold cord. Colored-paper collages with mimeographed titles and designs and hand-painted details on wrappers. 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. Contributions by Joan Amades, David Guiu, Esther Sancho, Gemma Villanueva, and Alfredo Zaldívar. Ilustraciones de Francisco Cobo y Contxa Sáinz de la Maza --Colophon. Publication information from colophon. Consta de doscientos ejemplares numerados, firmados por sus autores .... Fueron usados para esta edición papel craft reciclado en Cuba, papeles bond off-set blanco y de otros colores así como recortería de papel industrial y papel jatibónd sepia de fabricación cubana --Colophon. LC has copy no. 96, apparently without authors' signatures. MSU has copy no. 98, unsigned.


  • Catalá, Francese
  • Cobo, Francisco
  • Sáinz de la Maza, Contxa
  • Zaldívar, Alfredo, 1956-

Publication Date: 1996

Original Size: 103 p. [i.e. 57 leaves] : ill., facsims., music ; 18 x 24 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Cuban Artists' Book Collection

Call Number: oversize N7433.35.C8 C8 Box 14, Tray 14A

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