XI LXIVMOS: Memoirs of a Bibliomidget.
Boston & Vancouver: Bromer Booksellers & HM Editions, 2015. 72pp. From an edition of 120, this is one of thirty-five deluxe copies. Winner of the 2016 Miniature Book Society Competition Distinguished Book Award. Designed and printed at Heavenly Monkey, this lovely miniature memoir and bibliography contains stories of pleasure, coincidence, and difficulty for each of the eleven miniature books published by Anne and David Bromer between 1977 and 1989, followed by detailed bibliographic descriptions. The text is set in eight-point Centaur and Arrighi types and printed on dampened F.J. Head handmade paper. The deluxe edition includes leaves from four Bromer miniatures and original calligraphy on the title page by Francesca Lohmann. These copies are also bound in full leather by Sarah Creighton with an elaborate vine pattern designed by Lohmann and stamped in gilt. Housed in a raw silk drop-back box with a leather spine label. An elegant production that went out of print shortly after publication. (2 3/4 by 2 1/4; 72x58mm). Item #26676