Guadalajara: Gráfica de Comala, 2019. First edition. Paperback. [unpaginated], photo, illus., 4to boards. Includes 8 loose plates of woodcuts. New. Item #187415
Hand printed letterpress in cotton paper sheets with 3D pop-up assemblage tipped-in between front endpapers, cut-out rice paper sheet as endpaper ("Papel picado"), yellow silk ribbon bookmark, string bound yellow boards, with 2 yellow silk ribbons on right side margins on both sides of cover for closure. The edition includes 8 signed linoleum (lino) block relief prints of edible Mexican native plants. A monographic study on traditional Mexican gastronomy, officially recognized as intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO. The work features various engravings and details of the practice's history. Relief prints are by Nacho Gómez Arriola. Texts by Francisco Vidargas. A limited edition of only 35 copies, numbered 17. Signed and numbered by the author. Rare, two copies on World Cat.