Artists' Books Collection

Bordes deshilachados = Frayed edges


Reproduced typescript and illustrations on coarse brown and sand-colored paper, with off-white endpapers. T.p. is a folded leaf on which is mounted a dedication reproduced on white bond. Stapled at left margin to heavy board covers, glued to kraft paper wrapper. Front cover has mounted collage of illustrated coarse brown paper and red bond cutouts, stitched together and to white muslin backing with white yarn. Cutouts reveal only frayed edges of muslin rectangle. Similar, but smaller collage mounted on back cover. Author's signature and copy number in red ink on small piece of muslin with frayed edges, glued to coarse brown paper with torn edges, and mounted on preliminary. Handmade books published by Ediciones VigĂ­a under the auspices of the Cuban Ministry of Culture. Consta de doscientos ejemplares numerados, iluminados a mano ... --Colophon. MSU has multiple copies. Copy 1 is no. 24, copy 2 is unbound, unnumbered, and unsigned. Publication information from colophon.


  • Gilman, Anne
  • Ramos, Enrique, 1961-
  • Unger, David

Publication Date: 2001

Original Size: 27, [3] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Cuban Artists' Book Collection

Call Number: oversize N7433.35.C8 C8

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