Miniature Books. Harry Lyman Koopman.

Miniature Books

Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1968. First Edition, Limited to 400 copies. vellum. 1 7/8" x 1 5/16". 103pp. Printed by Grabhorn-Hoyem Press, from letterpress type set by Mackenzie and Harris for Bruce Rogers twelve years earlier. Full vellum binding with blue decoration and lettering; blue decorative boarder on each page; red initial letters. Faint spots to front cover; slight splaying; else a fine copy. Item #16869

"An interesting and instructive article on the history and making of miniature books; not to be taken seriously by publishers as a possible solution of the problem of the increasing high cost of paper." - The Printing Art, Nov. 1917. This is the last book to be undertaken by Bruce Rogers, the page proofs for which arrived on the day of his death. (Bradbury 1711).

Price: $200.00

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