Item #21186 Foods...Gifts of the Americas. Margaret Campbell, Fine, author, designer, rturo.
Foods...Gifts of the Americas
Foods...Gifts of the Americas
Foods...Gifts of the Americas
Foods...Gifts of the Americas
Foods...Gifts of the Americas

Foods...Gifts of the Americas

[El Monte, CA]: Latin American Village, [1947]. First Edition. Elephant folio (20 x 13 in.) 14 color serigraph images, including title leaf, mounted on 4-ply pebbled tag board [with] 4to, 16 pp. printed beige wrappers, stapled as issued, hole punch to head of spine. Laid in a heavy black paper covered boards portfolio with gilt lettering to front. A very good set of this scarce, and beautiful group of color serigraphs by Arturo Fine, artist for Latin American Village for over 10 years. Uncommon on the market; only 5 copies located in online institutions. Item #21186

These splendid images were intended as visual aids in telling the story of the foods of pre-Columbian races which have become popular throughout the world. These include Avocado from the Chibcha of Columbia; Chocolate from the Aztec of Mexico; Corn from the Maya of Mexico; Lima beans from the Nasca of Peru; Manioc from the Carib of Venezuela-Brazil; Peanuts from the Inca of Peru; Peppers from the Toltec of Mexico; Pineapple from the Tupi-Guarani of Brazil-Paraguay; Potato from the Tiahuanaco of Bolivia-Peru; Pumpkins from the Pueblos of Arizona-New Mexico; Sweet Potato from the Cocle of Panama; Tomatos from the Chimu of Peru; and Vanilla from the Zapotec of Mexico.

Price: $500.00

See all items in Arts & Photography
See all items by , , , ,