Artists' Books Collection

Cristo en la cruz y otros poemas


Mimeographed reproduction of handwritten text and illustrations on individual leaves of grained brown and white papers with mounted paper cutouts and collages. Most text is in block letters. Stapled, glued to brown paper wrappers, and tied with green cord. Wrappers have folded, moveable illustration on front, closed by a hemp cord looped over a metal nail. Copy number is given on a brown-paper medallion hanging from the green cord. Green and yellow paint applied by hand. 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. Publication information from colophon. Consta de cuarenta [sic?] ejemplares numerados ... --Colophon. MSU has copy no. 50. LC has copy no. 43.


  • Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986
  • Estévez Jordán, Rolando, 1950-

Publication Date: 1996

Original Size: 19 p. [i.e. 13 leaves] : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Cuban Artists' Book Collection

Call Number: oversize N7433.35.C8 C8

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