Mexico: 1947. 153 pages, illustrated with hundreds of rubbings of clay stamps. Quarto, 12 x 9 1/2 inches. Pictorial linen cloth; with chipped dust jacket of the same design. Item #3313
First edition. Baked clay stamps have been used in Mexico, since pre-Columbian time, to impress repeated patterns in various pottery vessels. Enciso took rubbings from hundreds of stamps and here presents them according to specific themes and motifs. The text is in Spanish and English.