Notas para una historia de la imprenta en aguas calientes
Aguascalientes: Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes (Serie Historia UAA), 2021. First Edition. Paperback. 97p., photos, illus, facsimiles, indices, wrps. New. Item #80163
To gauge the pure love that Francisco Antúnez Madrigal professed for typography and printing, it is worth mentioning that on a trip to Europe he visited Mainz, went to the monument to Gutenberg and placed a floral tribute there on behalf of the Aguascalientes printers.
His book From him Notes for a history of printing in Aguascalientes patiently awaited its publication for more than forty years. It is a short work, written with pleasant prose, which speaks to non-specialized readers about Juan María Gordoa, Antonio Valadés, Francisco Jiménez de Sandi, José Guadalupe Posada, Francisco Valadés, Trinidad Pedroza, the Chávez family, Ricardo Rodríguez Romo and some others. characters that, like Professor Antúnez, from time to time return to being protagonists of the printed word.