Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Oaxaca. Manuel Toussaint, Diaz de Leon.
Oaxaca

Oaxaca

Mexico: Editorial "Cultura" 1926. Limited first edition. Softcover. 1/1000. 24mo. 114, [12]pp. Uncut and unopened copy, protected by modern mylar. Original decorative wrappers. Vignette on title page. Manuel Toussaint is the author of numerous works on architecture and literature of the colonial era. In this book, he deals with the architecture of the Mexican city of Oaxaca de Juárez, including Oaxacan monasteries, temples, markets and homes of ordinary people. He describes the variety of structures built from a native green stone. Toussaint also succeeds to keep us captivated with his exquisite description of Oaxacan women, food, jewelry, and even dialects. This work is beautifully illustrated with 16 original block prints by Diaz de Leon. Minor shelf wear. Slight discoloration on lower corner of front wrap. Text in Spanish. Wrappers in overall good+, interior in very good condition. vg. Item #31460

Price: $450.00

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