LAS IGLESIAS DE LAS ALDEAS DE SANTIAGO DE GUATEMALA, 1524-1773 = THE VILLAGE CHURCHES OF SANTIAGO DE GUATEMALA, 1524-1773. ; Beisel, Christopher, ; book designer. Oholendt, Grove, ; artist.

Santiago Zamora, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala: Libros San Cristóbal, 2010. 2 volumes : illustrations (mounted photographs) ; 34 cm 22 unnumbered leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 34 x 69 cm 1 box ; 39 x 74 cm. Title on box:; Village church facades of Santiago de Guatemala, 1524-1773; Title on box:; Fachadas de las iglesias de los pueblos de Santiago de Guatemala. Item #112636

Edition of 200 In Spanish and English, signed by author. The vellum-covered box contains 22 unbound leaves with hand-colored illustrations of the facades of 22 villiage churches in the vicintiy of Antiqua, Guatemala, and two volumes, one in Spanish, the other in English, with descripitons of the 22 churches.Includes bibliographical references. "Edition of 200, with a special edition of 15, all signed and numbered. Case made of sheep parchment. Case lining made of Canapetta acid-free cotton/linen book cloth. Closures made of bone. Hand-stamping in 22 karat gold. Typeface: Bembo, Cochin, and Cochin Open, made by M & H Type, San Francisco. Paper and content: Folio, 250gm, 100% cotton, acid-free. Printing methods: movable type and zinc plate engravings on a Vandercook printing press. Folio and book designer: Christopher Beisel. Press and binding team: Sergio Bucú Miche, Felipe Bucú Miche. Woodblock endpapers: Guillermo Maldonado. Artist: Grove Oholendt and assistant, Carlos Bucú Miche. Photographs: Daniel Chauche; contribution from Mitchell Denburg. Printer: Libros San Cristóbal, Santiago Zamora Guatemala."--Colophon./ Foreword by W. George Lovell and Christopher H. Lutz; Spanish translation by Guisela Asensio Lueg./ Issued in parchment case, 42 x 81 x 5 cm./ Includes bibliographical references.

Price: $6,500.00

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