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Image for Frida de Frida/ Frida's Frida (Spanish Edition)

Frida de Frida/ Frida's Frida (Spanish Edition)

By: Casanova, Rosa; Pomar, Maria Teresa; Comisarenco, Dina; Conde, Teresa Del; Franco, Maria Teresa

Price: $500.00

Publisher: FOMENTO CULTURAL BANAMEX: 2007-10-10

Seller ID: 55-5-1507

ISBN: 9685234655

Condition: New


New. New. Shrink wrap only opened for photographing. Deluxe slipcase. Gilt page edges. Slipcase edges are a black moire silk and the book is covered in a red moire silk.Beautiful decorative pages where there would be a blank page. They have the same floral theme as the slipcase but are one color(red or white) with the gold flower outline.Written in Spanish.Includes photographs of her life and art.Produced during the celebration of the centenary of the birth of one of the most representative and influential people of Mexico , this book reflects the extraordinary creativity that characterized Fr... View more info

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Mexican Mural Renaissance, The: 1920-1925

By: Charlot, Jean

Price: $70.00

Publisher: YALE University Press: 1963-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1-1-1344

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Dustjacket is rubbed chipped and has a couple of pieces missing from the toe and heel of the jacket. Small stains on outside page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Sunfading on spine.40 Photo Plts, Orange Hardback, Gilt and Brn title. One of the aftermaths of the Mexican Revolution was a rebirth of mural painting, and Jean Charlot was among the handful of artists who evolved the new idiom and endowed it with a style specifically Mexican. He has now written a history of the first five years of the movement, fortifying his memory of people and events by extensive research in privat... View more info

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Mexican Migratory Workers of South Texas 1941

By: Federal Works Afgency

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1941-01-01

Seller ID: b2-4-1805

Condition: Used: Good


Ex-library book with minimal markings and check out pocket in the back of the book. Binding is loose with cracked hinges. Some insect damage. Cover worn with edge and corner wear. Overall clean.After the first World War two new types of agriculture requiring large supplies of seasonal labor grew increasingly important: fruit and winter vegetable growing in the southern climates of California, south Texas and Florida; and cotton growing on the sparsely populated high plains of west Texas and Oklahoma and in the irrigated valleys of Arizona and southern California. These crops were not so suscep... View more info

Image for Frida Kahlo: 30 Postcards (PostcardBooks)

Frida Kahlo: 30 Postcards (PostcardBooks)

By: Frida Kahlo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Taschen: 1995-06-01

Seller ID: 4-5-1603

ISBN: 3822897655

Condition: Used: Like New


New. Slight edge wear on corners of cover. 30 postcards bound in book depicting the art of Frida Kahlo of Mexico. View more info

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The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait

By: Frida Kahlo; Carlos Fuentes [Introduction]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harry N Abrams: 1995-09-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55-3-5

ISBN: 0810932210

Condition: Collectible: Like New


In protective mylar cover.Carlos Fuentes writes passionately and brilliantly about Frida Kahlo in the introduction of this book, which reproduces the pages and drawings of Kahlo's personal diary. Sarah M. Lowe, who wrote the commentaries and the essay, provides a more balanced view. Work is a curious gathering of thoughts and feelings, observations and annotations, and indeed makes the reader feel that he/she is entering forbidden and intimate territory. View more info

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My Mexico: A Culinary Odyssey with Recipes SIGNED

By: Kennedy, Diana

Price: $100.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 2013-10-20

Edition: First THUS

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-2-1901

ISBN: 029274840X

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed and dated by author on title page without inscription. First Thus.By universal acclaim, Diana Kennedy is the world's authority on the authentic cuisines of Mexico. For decades, she has traveled the length and breadth of the country, seeking out the home cooks, local ingredients, and traditional recipes that make Mexican cuisines some of the most varied and flavorful in the world. Kennedy has published eight classic Mexican cookbooks, including the James Beard Award winning Oaxaca al Gusto. But her most personal book is My Mexico, a labor of love filled with more than three hundred recip... View more info

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Raymundo Gonzalez: Magical Realism in Mexico SIGNED

By: Marion Oettinger; Wendy Atwell; Raymundo Gonzalez; Fredericka Younger; Amy Niederhauser; Margaret Schellenberg; Candy Gray Becker; Prudence Mackintosh; Margaret Yewell; Elizabeth Cauthorn; Elizabeth Cauthorn [Editor]; Quita McMath [Editor]; Mark Menjivar

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Material Media: 2014-10-06

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-1-27

ISBN: 0981980074

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. Comes with small drawing on title page below signature and dated, San Antonio, 2014.First Edition. In protective clear mylar cover. Cuernavaca, the "City of Eternal Springtime," serves as Raymundo Gonzalez's blank canvas rom which he paints and draws what he sees: a mix of Spanish and Indian cultures, fiestas, traditions, myths, and colors. His art captures these cultural images beautifully, giving the viewer a taste of both reality and fantasy. View more info