Creator

Joe D'Ambrosio

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Date

1996

Subject—Topics

Artist's books; Indians of North America -- Mexico -- Legends

Description

Handbound by Joe D'Ambrosio in brown cloth and Mexican bark paper onlaid in a Zapotec design on the front cover; "letterpress printed on two colors of Confetti paper"; illustrated throughout with block prints by Joe D'Ambrosio and embellished with two pop-up illustrations which are hand-colored and contain real feathers; laid in a green handmade paper container, which is tied with yucca. Deluxe edition of 25 copies with design binding by D'Ambrosio of full Clansman Niger Goat, with a recesed saguaro cactus design embedded in the front cover, enclosed in a custom slip cse. Library copy is number 24 of an edition of 25. Signed by the author. In slip case. Publisher's publication announcement card, and publication announcement from the Hand Bookbinders of California, laid in.

Publisher

Joe D'Ambrosio, Phoenix AZ

Keywords

Artists' books, zapotec, saguaro, cactus, yucca, Mexico, Native Americans, legends

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