Artists' Books Collection

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A poem. Book consists of ten separate, unfolded leaves of brown craft paper, coarse sand-colored paper, or (at front and back) brown tissue paper, some with hand-colored illustrations, bound by yellow string through three holes. Illustration on white bond paper affixed to first leaf. Book fits loosely into a slipcase made from brown craft paper, with illustrations and text affixed collage-style using various papers. Three artistically trimmed leaves of varying papers, attached to recto of slipcase, bear title, author statement, and information about the author. A leaf (in the botanical sense) of artistically trimmed, printed green paper on brown craft paper backing is attached to the slipcase by green and orange strings, and bears the copy number. Limited ed. of 200 copies. One of a series of handmade books published by Ediciones VigĂ­a. MSU copy: No. 77 of 200.


  • Mederos, Gladys
  • Ortega Ruiz, Norlys
  • Reyes, Luis Yuseff

Publication Date: 2004

Original Size: [17] p. : ill. ; 22 cm. + 1 slipcase (ill. ; 25 cm.)

Collection: MSU Libraries Cuban Artists' Book Collection

Call Number: oversize N7433.35.C8 C8 Box 24 tray C2

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