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FROM AN ALTAR SCREEN. EL RETABLO: TALES FROM NEW MEXICO

Chavez,Fray Angelico [b. 1910]

Published by New York Farrar, Straus and Cudahy (1957), 1957
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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FIRST PRINTING. 8vo. [11]4-119[1]p. Illustrated by Peter Hurd. Brown decorated paper over tan cloth. Book designed by Marshall Lee. Born in Wagon Mound, NM in 1910, Fray Angelico Chavez was a Fransican priest, painter, and author. He attended Holy Family Seminary 91933-37) and was a missionary to the Rio Grande Indian pueblos (1937-43, 1946-50, 1952). He was a fellow of the New Mexic39); NEW MEXICO TRYTICH (1940); THE SINGLE ROSE (1948); OUR LADYOF THE CONQUEST (1948); MISSIONS OF NEW MEXICO (1776, 1956); and ARCHIVES OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW MEXICO 91957). "'From an Altar Screen' has a whole bundle of virtues," writes Paul Horgan,"--original vision, great charm, true humanity and a sort of droll wisdom quite fresh in contemporary writing.". Near fine/ Jacket price clipped and very slightly shelfworn. Bookseller Inventory # 04036

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Title: FROM AN ALTAR SCREEN. EL RETABLO: TALES FROM...

Publisher: New York Farrar, Straus and Cudahy (1957)

Publication Date: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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