Incidentes Melodicos del Mundo Irracional. Juan de la Cabada.
Incidentes Melodicos del Mundo Irracional

Incidentes Melodicos del Mundo Irracional

Mexico City: La Estampa Mexicana, 1944. First edition. Stiff Wraps. 60 pages. 28 x 22 cm. One of 1022 copies of the trade edition, after a numbered edition of 178. 40 wood engraved illustrations in black and color by Leopoldo Mendez, one of Mexico’s most important graphic artists and one of country’s the most important 20th century artists. An obscure figure during his life, he worked collaboratively on socialist and communist themes, falling from favor in later generations, but now recognized as a successor to graphics artist José Guadalupe Posada. The author, a musicology pioneer of indigenous Mayan music. Stories here are based on many Yucatan Maya folk tales and traditions, presented in visual themes through anthropomorphic animals and musical notation. Orig. stiff wrappers printed in red and black. Fine in near fine color engraved dust wrapper. Item #21301

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