Zapata: A Narrative, in Dramatic Form, of the Life of Emiliano Zapata. Illustrated with woodcuts by Karin Wikstrom.

By: STEINBECK, JOHN.

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Of an edition of 257 copies, forty (11-50) have seven full page & folding, handcolored illustrations, an additional separate, signed Wikstrom print, "Portrait of Emiliano Zapata", a supplemental commentary by John Morsberger also signed by him. Enclosed in a portfolio of archival board covered in buckram with bone enclosures. This is copy number 7 of 10 (1-10), reserved for the press, signed Karin Wikstrom on the colophon. 169 pp.; 4to; bound in handmade Japanese paper over boards, with burgundy buckram spine and corners. Publisher's printed broadside blurb laid in.

The original treatment by Steinbeck for a proposed 1949 film biography. Lost for over thirty years, the manuscript was recovered by The Yolla Bolly Press. Steinbeck's lost book is a stirring account of the life of Emiliano Zapata, the martyred hero of the Mexican Revolution.

Title: Zapata: A Narrative, in Dramatic Form, of the Life of Emiliano Zapata. Illustrated with woodcuts by Karin Wikstrom.

Author Name: STEINBECK, JOHN.

Categories: The Yolla Bolly Press,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: (Covelo, California), The Yolla Bolly Press: (1991)

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine condition in Fine portfolio

Seller ID: 8646

Keywords: Yolla Bolly Press Mexico Literature Fine Press Biography