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Zapata by John Steinbeck (Covelo CA: Yolla Bolly Press, 1991)
Zapata by John Steinbeck (Covelo CA: Yolla Bolly Press, 1991)
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1991
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Not on display
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Book With 7 Woodcuts On Inserted Sheets, 11 Woodcuts In Text, Title Page, And Colophon In Slipcase
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Object: 327 x 219 x 48 mm (12 7/8 x 8 5/8 x 1 7/8 in.)
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Europe
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Edition: first with these illustrations,. 62/190 in slipcase (of total edition of 257 copies); copies numbered 1-10 and 51-67, of which this is one, are reserved for the Press; signed by the artist in ink on colophon.
Types of Papers/Materials Used: text printed on Rives Heavyweight, inserted woodcuts on Nideggen
Binding: handmade Japanese paper over boards, purple buckram spine and corners, bottom edge uncut, in purple buckram slipcase
Volumes in Set:1
Pagination: 169 pp.
Languages Used in Text: English
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Remarks: Text from which film script forViva Zapata (1952) was written by Elaine Steinbeck, based on John Steinbeck’s writings.

Accession Number:
1994.6.1.1-18
Acquisition Date:
1994-03-10
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Museum purchase, Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund and Gift of Bernard A. Osher, Alfred S. Wilsey, and Aristides Demetrios

Exhibition History:

Mayor's Office, San Francisco, 1994.

narrative used as basis for the film script by Steinbeck’s daughter Elaine about the Mexican revolutionary hero Zapata: with illustrations:

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”