(Latinx Lives)

Ahora que No Estás.

Blu Blau, Cecilia (illus.)

La Plata, Argentina: 2015. 16mo. (v), (30)pp. One of seven copies. Apo's poetry, which meditates on loss, impermanence, and despair, appears on the versos, facing on the rectos Cecilia Blu Blau's woodcuts. Blu Blau is a tattoo artist and illustrator, and her images shine with the bold lines and black inks that are the hallmarks of traditional tattoos. The colophon states that the woodcuts were hand-pressed using a wooden spoon, and that the text was composed by hand with Trodat Typo (rubber stamp) printing. Bound in full red cloth over boards with title woodcut stamped to upper cover. Scant exterior soiling, hinges starting, else a remarkable example of private printing in modern Argentina. No copies recorded in OCLC. Item #32234

Price: $650.00

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