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Como Nace Y Crece Un Volcan. El Paricutin (How a Volcano is Born and Grows. The Paricutin) [INSCRIBED LIMITED EDITION]

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Como Nace Y Crece Un Volcan. El Paricutin (How a Volcano is Born and Grows. The Paricutin) [INSCRIBED LIMITED EDITION]

by Dr. Atl; Miguel Aleman (Ed.)

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Mexico City: Editorial Stylo, 1950. Hardcover. Very good condition. 72/1200. Small Folio. 152pp. 124 ill.,28 ill., 9 ill., [9]pp. Original beige cloth, illustrated and lettered in red and black on cover, red on spine. Decorative endpapers. Title page printed in red and black with original woodcut vignette. Inscribed by Dr. Atl to Adolfo S. Dominguez, Consul General of Mexico in California, in 1954. Additional Dr. Atl signature and hand numbering on limitation page at front.

Monograph of the volcano El Paricutin after eight years of activities. With an introduction providing a comparative view of various volcanos of which records exist, describing their emergence and activities, e.g Monte Novo, El Jorullo, etc. All of them, according to the author, fading in comparison with El Paricutin in longevity and beauty. Paricutin's 1943 eruption is known for its power and longevity. While lasting from the beginning of June to the beginning of November of that year, its additional unique characteristic were the rhythmic and precise eruptions and he length of the eruption, thus enabling the intense study of the volcano. Finally, its unique 'dual eruption' were typical for El Paricutin compare to the usual Strombolian and Vulcanian eruptions.

The book is profusely illustrated throughout with with striking color and b/w photographic reproductions after painted images, drawings and photographs, documenting the seismic activities of the volcano, covering the years 1943-1950. Contains several in-text drawings and a map, reproduced lithographically, two of them in two colors. List of illustrations at rear. Text in Spanish. Binding with light sunning along top of covers and of spine, and some light stains to the tail of the spine.

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Title
Como Nace Y Crece Un Volcan. El Paricutin (How a Volcano is Born and Grows. The Paricutin) [INSCRIBED LIMITED EDITION]
Author
Dr. Atl; Miguel Aleman (Ed.)
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very good condition
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Publisher
Editorial Stylo
Place of Publication
Mexico City
Date Published
1950
Keywords
vulcano, El Paricutin, inscribed, Adolfo S. Dominguez, Mexican consul, Monte Novo, El Jorullo, rhythmic eruptions, Strombolian, Vulcanian, Mexican volcano

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