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Tz'ib kolonton : My heart is a book

Label
Tz'ib kolonton : My heart is a book
Title
Tz'ib kolonton
Title remainder
My heart is a book
Title variation
My heart is a book
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • dut
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • myn
  • nor
  • por
Summary
Miniature book created by the artists of Taller Leñateros, a cultural cooperative of Mayan and mestizo women and men, founded in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Mexico, in 1975 by the Mexican poet Ambar Past to celebrate and disseminate Amerindian art and popular culture, and to provide employment for local men and women
Cataloging source
CLU
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Tz'ib kolonton : My heart is a book
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from first line of text
  • Probable date of imprint from Taller Leñateros 2007 catalog
  • The text and size of the miniature book reflect the Mayan Tsotsil adage that a wise person carries books in her heart. The sentence "My heart is a book" is printed in ten languages--Tzotzil, Maya, Spanish, English, Italian, French, German, Portuguese, Norwegian, and Dutch--on each of the ten pages, arranged as five double leaves in accordion-style binding. Bound in covers of natural fibers dyed black; small heart-shaped cut-out on verso of upper cover; red endpapers
  • Colophon: "Tz'ib kolonton se terminó de imprimir el 14 de febrero en Taller Leñateros, San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México, en tsotsil, maya, español, inglés, italiano, francés, alemán, portugués, noruego, y holandés..."
Dimensions
30 x 40 mm.
Extent
[10] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in light gray cardboard box (9x14 x4 cm). Gift of Gloria Chacon, 2009.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)530178006
  • ucoclc530178006
Label
Tz'ib kolonton : My heart is a book
Publication
Note
  • Title from first line of text
  • Probable date of imprint from Taller Leñateros 2007 catalog
  • The text and size of the miniature book reflect the Mayan Tsotsil adage that a wise person carries books in her heart. The sentence "My heart is a book" is printed in ten languages--Tzotzil, Maya, Spanish, English, Italian, French, German, Portuguese, Norwegian, and Dutch--on each of the ten pages, arranged as five double leaves in accordion-style binding. Bound in covers of natural fibers dyed black; small heart-shaped cut-out on verso of upper cover; red endpapers
  • Colophon: "Tz'ib kolonton se terminó de imprimir el 14 de febrero en Taller Leñateros, San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México, en tsotsil, maya, español, inglés, italiano, francés, alemán, portugués, noruego, y holandés..."
Dimensions
30 x 40 mm.
Extent
[10] p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in light gray cardboard box (9x14 x4 cm). Gift of Gloria Chacon, 2009.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)530178006
  • ucoclc530178006

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