Item #119412 GRANDES LAS CAPITULARES: LETRAS EN EL LIBRO MEXICANO. Mariana Garone Gravier.
GRANDES LAS CAPITULARES: LETRAS EN EL LIBRO MEXICANO
GRANDES LAS CAPITULARES: LETRAS EN EL LIBRO MEXICANO
GRANDES LAS CAPITULARES: LETRAS EN EL LIBRO MEXICANO
GRANDES LAS CAPITULARES: LETRAS EN EL LIBRO MEXICANO
GRANDES LAS CAPITULARES: LETRAS EN EL LIBRO MEXICANO
GRANDES LAS CAPITULARES: LETRAS EN EL LIBRO MEXICANO
GRANDES LAS CAPITULARES: LETRAS EN EL LIBRO MEXICANO

GRANDES LAS CAPITULARES: LETRAS EN EL LIBRO MEXICANO

Guadalajara, Jal. Taller Gráfica de Comala, 2023. coton paper, b/w plates, illus., bibliographical references (page 24), duo tone decorated boards, yellow silk ribbon bookmark with a metalic "X" figure at end. Front board is half the size of the book, while verso cover is of larger size and folds over into front board as closure. Item #119412

SIGNED (by Nacho Gómez Arriola) AND NUMBERED OF LIMITED EDITION OF 150 COPIES. “Grandes letras” is an artistic exploration of typography. The work is specifically dedicated to historiated or figured capital letters that usually begin the paragraphs of texts in some early Mexican books, exploring their history and the ways in which they were created. It includes engravings by Mexican artist Nacho Gómez Arriola. The book was published by Taller Gráfica de Comala, a workshop collective specializing in hand-printed typography books; these works contribute to reviving and sustaining ancient techniques, mobile types, old printing equipment, the production of artisan papers, traditional knowledge, and the artists who create these key pieces of Mexico’s cultural heritage. A limited run of 150 signed by Nacho Gómez Arriola. CONTENTS: Letras. Oda a la tipografía / Pablo Neruda -- Las capitulares en el libro mexicano -- ¿Que es una letra capitular? -- Las capitulares en el libro antiguo mexicano -- Las capitulares en el siglo XIX -- El siglo XX y las grandes letras -- Las capitulares en el siglo XXI -- ¿Como se hacen las capitulares?

Price: $155.00

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