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La Catedral De Mexico Y El Sagrario Metropolitano, Su Historia, Su Tesoro, Su Arte by  Manuel Toussaint - Hardcover - 1973 - from AARDWOLF Fine Books (SKU: 1088)

La Catedral De Mexico Y El Sagrario Metropolitano, Su Historia, Su Tesoro, Su Arte

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La Catedral De Mexico Y El Sagrario Metropolitano, Su Historia, Su Tesoro, Su Arte

by Toussaint, Manuel

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About This Item

Editorial Porrua, Mexico City, 1973; Limited Edition; Copy #2385 of a total of 3,000 numbered copies; large quarto (9 1/2"x 13 1/2"), 377 pages; illustrated. The 1973 Editorial Porrua 25th anniversary edition of Manuel Touissant’s monumental study of the history, art, and architecture of the Cathedral of Mexico, first published in 1948. Finely bound in 1/2 calf, gray cloth, black morocco spine label, gilt titles and decorations, and decorative end papers. Large elaborate color initials at the head of each chapter. Generously illustrated with a wealth of photographs and drawings, a number of the photos by Guillermo Kahlo, father of Frida. Text in Spanish. The definitive work on the subject. Fine, clean, crisp, bright, and sharp, all gilt brilliant, in a Near Fine dust jacket that has no chips, tears, or price-clipping. A handsome copy of a magnificent book.

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Bookseller
AARDWOLF Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1088
Title
La Catedral De Mexico Y El Sagrario Metropolitano, Su Historia, Su Tesoro, Su Arte
Author
Toussaint, Manuel
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Editorial Porrua
Place of Publication
Mexico City,
Date published
1973
Keywords
Architecture, Mexico, Guillermo Kahlo, Frida Kahlo, Religion, Churches, Cathedral
Bookseller catalogs
Art and Architecture;

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