Artists' Books Collection

Bajo el cielo de adentro


Poems. Mimeographed reproduction of typescript, titles in manuscript, illustrations, and borders on individual leaves of grained brown and sand-colored papers, blue bond and blue tissue paper, stapled at left margin and tied with cords to brown paper wrappers. Text appears on recto only, except for the index and colophon. Text of the poems is in italic typeface. The colophon is reproduced on brown paper--one sheet trimmed and folded, the second with torn edges--mounted on recto and verso of a half sheet. Wrappers, titles, and colophon have painted or mounted decorated-paper illustrations. Front wrapper has a collage including an original signed miniature by Estévez. 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. Place of publication and publisher from colophon. Artist's introduction dated 1994. Consta de doscientos ejemplares ... --Colophon. LC has copy no. 85, signed by the author. MSU has copy no. 183, signed by the author.


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

Publication Date: 1994

Original Size: 99 p. [i.e. 54 leaves] : ill. ; 24 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Cuban Artists' Book Collection

Call Number: oversize N7433.35.C8 C8

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