Guadalajara, México: Taller Gráfica de Comala, Año de MMXIX (2019). hand printed letterpress in cotton paper sheets duo tone plates, frontis., illus., color photograph tipped-in, 3D pop-up assemblage tipped-in between front endpapers, plus 8 signed linoleum (lino) block relief prints, loose as issued, with protective rice paper, inside a portfolio tipped-in in inner verso cover, cut-out rice paper sheet as endpaper, yellow silk ribbon bookmark, string bound yellow boards, with tipped in piece of paper with printed title, with 2 yellow silk ribbons on right side margins on both sides of cover for closure. sig. Item #111934
SIGNED AND DATED, NUMBERED AND LIMITED EDITION OF 35 of hand-printed typographical Letterpress artists' book created in a Linotype machine by architect, restorer, writer, painter and sculptor Ignacio "Nacho" Gómez Arriola (b. Guadalajara, México 1955), founding member of the artisan printing workshop Taller Gráfica de Comala. The edition includes 8 individual linoleum block prints of a selection of edible Mexican native plants. The text by Sol Rubín de la Borbolla, specialist in history and geography of the cultural patrimony of Mexico (UNAM) and director of the Centro de Documentación e Investigación Daniel Rubín de la Borbolla, is a brief history and the main attributes of why the Traditional Mexican cuisine - ancestral, ongoing community culture was inscribed in 2010 (5.COM) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of UNESCO. CONTENTS: La cocina tradicional mexicana / Sol Rubín de la Borbolla -- Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de la Humanidad UNESCO -- Los cultivos originarios de México / grabados de Nacho Gómez Arriola -- PRINTS "Los cultivos originarios de México / grabados de Nacho Gómez Arriola": Chile -- Maíz -- Cacao -- Frijol -- Aguacate -- Nopal -- Calabaza -- Maguey. Now out-of-print.