III. CHAPBOOKS

 

114. Adios a Mexico 35 coleccion de canciones modernas para 1899 publicadas por A. Vanegas Arroyo [upper wrapper]. Signed in print: Posada. 1899. 16 pp. 16mo chapbook, pictorial wrappers printed black and red. Zinc etching on upper wrapper: Urban scene with colonial architecture, bandstand, street light, people milling, smoking train in vignette at upper left. Unsigned. 13.6 x 8.7 cm. Very fine. Title page: Adios a Mexico 35a. coleccion de canciones modernas para 1899.... Songs for 1899.

 

115. La cabra el sastre y sus tres hijos. Editor A. Vanegas Arroyo. Mexico...[upper wrapper]. Undated. 10 pp. (including inside wraps), 3 colored text illustrations. 16mo chapbook, pictorial wrappers printed in red and black. Zinc etching on upper wrapper: Patriach-tailor sitting in a large arm chair with his three sons standing with a goat. Unsigned. 13.3 x 8.4 cm. Moderately worn with marginal chipping (affecting image only at one small spot along right margin). Moral tale for children.

 

116. Dolor de muela. Dialogo comico en un acto. Editor Propietario A. Vanegas Arroyo Mexico [upper wrapper]. [1904]. 8 pp. 16mo chapbook, blue pictorial wrappers. Zinc etching: Seated man with toothache (swollen jaw and kerchief around his head) confers with an attorney in his office. Signed in print: Posada. 12.7 x 8.0 cm. Caption title: ¡Dolor de muela! Dialogo comico arreglado por C. S. Suarez.... Very fine, unopened. The text is a comic dialogue.

 

117. El dulcero mexicano. Cuaderno No. 1 pubicado por A. Vanegas Arroyo. Mexico [upper wrapper]. Undated. 16 pp. 16mo chapbook, pictorial wrappers printed black and red. Zinc etching: Man with apron holding a spoon over a large pot on a brick stove with open flame. Signed in print: Posada. 13.6 x 8.8 cm. Recipes for Mexican desserts. Very fine. Rare.

 

118. El moderno pastelero. Cuaderno 1o. Publicado por A. Vanegas Arroyo. Mexico [upper wrapper]. Undated. 16 pp. 16mo chapbook, pictorial wrappers printed black and red. Zinc etching: Man with apron holding a paddle with a tray of pastries that he is putting into a brick oven. Signed in print: Posada. 13.7 x 8.7 cm. Title page: El moderno pastelero secretos de reposteria experimentados por los mejores reposteros mexicanos.... Very fine. Recipes for Mexican pastries. Rare.

 

119. El muchacho de la vaquita cuento editor A. Vangas [sic] Arroyo Mexico [upper wrapper]. Undated. 8 pp., double-page colored text illustration. 16mo chapbook, pictorial wrappers in black and red. (1) Upper wrapper. Zinc etching: Young boy tied to tree with rope, head bowed, as two vaqueros in the background steal his heifer. Signed in print: Posada. 13.4 x 8.7 cm. (2) Illustration. Type-metal engraving: Man in suit beating another man in charro dress, bags of money at lower right. Signed in print: Posada. 11.0 x 16.7 cm. Tyler, p. 127 illustrates the original type-metal plate. Berdecio & Appelbaum 219.

 

120. El Nuevo Sr. D. Simon Nueva coleccion de canciones modernas para 1906 por A. Vanegas Arroyo Mexico [upper wrapper]. [1906]. 16 pp. 16mo chapbook, pictorial wrappers printed in red and black. Zinc etching: Oversized man dressed in eighteenth-century aristocratic garb gesturing with open palms to people gathered on a street. Signed in print: Posada. 13.6 x 8.9 cm. Very fine. Title-page: El Nuevo Señor Don Simon 42a. Coleccion de canciones modernas. Para 1906.... The text contains songs.

 

121. El palacio de cristal ó la niña encantada.... [caption title]. Unsigned. Undated. 8 pp., 3 colored zinc-engraved text illustrations. 16mo chapbook, wraps lacking.

 

122. Perucho el valeroso cuento editor A. Vanegas Arroyo. Mexico [upper wrapper]. Undated. 8 pp., 3 unsigned colored text illustrations. 16mo chapbook, pictorial wrappers printed black and red. Zinc etching: Young boy with knapsack talking to a charro in an arched passageway, tiled roof in distance, two dogs lying on the ground. Signed in print: Posada. 13.8 x 8.8 cm. Very fine.