Manos Mexicanas: Maestros del Arte Popular, Carlos Romero Giordano, 1996, HC, Near Fine

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Romero Giordano, Carlos. Mexico City, Pulsar, 1996.
Spanish, Edition, Near Fine, hardcover, tall quarto 12 1/2" x 9 5/16", 141 pp.
ISBN:9686520201

Near Fine tall quarto, dark red full cloth over boards, blind stamped title on front panel and spine, endpapers with textile design. Tight binding, few spots soiling to back cover. Good black dust jacket featuring photograph of Francisco Coronel’s “Calabazo acabado en oro de hoja y laca”, lettering in yellow and orange, white lettering to spine, sunning to spine, shelf wear, edgewear, protected by mylar sleeve. Full-color and black-and-white photographs of Mexican artisans who specialize in ceramics, textiles, lacquer, feather art, ivory, bones, and metal. Text in Spanish, Prologue by Ruth Lechuga, Bibliography. Striking survey of contemporary Mexican artisans working in a wide variety of craft traditions. Includes photographs of artisans creating artwork in their workshops and with their families.