Miniature Books from Bromer Booksellers

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Gay Myths

by Hutchins, Ed

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1993
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$250.00

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Verplanck, NY: Editions, 1993. Hutchins, Ed. (16)pp. Signed by the artist, Ed Hutchins. Inspired by the 1993 March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay, and Bi Equal Rights and Liberation, Gay Myths records twenty-five bigoted and homophobic misconceptions about LGBTQ+ individuals. Among these—#1: We Deserve AIDS, #8: It's Just A Phase, #13: We Have No History—are scattered images of individuals… Read more
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$250.00
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Be Free

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2004
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$250.00

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(Vancouver): Heavenly Monkey, 2004. (Seivewright, Kara). 20ff. One of 55 copies. A near-miniature flipbook printed on the rectos only, produced as a Christmas keepsake for subscribers of Heavenly Monkey, illustrated with a flying dove by Kara Sievewright. The instructions direct the reader to "Flip the bird," which, when followed, cause the dove to seemingly fly off the page. Text… Read more
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$250.00
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Uncommon Paper

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2013
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$475.00

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Vancouver, BC: Heavenly Monkey, 2013. (20)ff. One of twenty-six lettered copies. A miniature book made from off-cuts of paper samples that were used for Heavenly Monkey's book Paper Should Not Always Be White. In keeping with that book's theme, the papers included are shades of white, tan, blue, and green. Each is printed with the name of the maker… Read more
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$475.00
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El Autobus Azul: Handmade Papers from Costa Rica

by Milroy, Rollin

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2008
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$350.00

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(Vancouver): Heavenly Monkey, 2008. Minegishi, Shinsuke. 20ff.,+ 4 tipped-in paper samples. Second edition. One of 50 copies. Printed to mark the tenth anniversary of its original publication, El Autobus Azul was the first book printed by Rollin Milroy, and this new edition adds a Foreword by him. Four samples of papers collected by Milroy on a trip to Costa… Read more
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$350.00
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Duensing Titling

by Rimmer, Jim

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2003
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$475.00

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Vancouver: Heavenly Monkey, 2003. 6ff., + 30pp. accordionfold strip. One of fifty copies signed and numbered by the author. Initial signature includes a brief introductory essay by Jim Rimmer of the Pie Tree Press and Typefoundry about the new typeface showcased here. The type is called Duensing Titling, named after American typographer and private press printer Paul Hayden Duensing,… Read more
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$475.00
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Letterpress Printing ABC

by Clifford, David

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2004
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$400.00

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Vancouver: Heavenly Monkey, 2004. (2)pp, (26)ff. One of fifty copies. A tribute to the little understood technique of letterpress printing, favoring the more common terms over the obscure ones. David Clifford writes: "This little book grew from my fondness for playing with type and multi-colour printing, and a desire to help people born in the digital age understand where… Read more
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$400.00
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The First Emperor of China

by Cunningham, Carol

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1984
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$100.00

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(N.p.): Sunflower Press, 1984. Cunningham, Carol. 37pp. One of 125 copies, signed by Cunningham. Illustrated with color prints, and with Chinese postage stamps. Photoreproductions of terracotta soldiers act as endpapers. Hint of fading to spine, else eear fine in full gold cloth wtih illustration of The Great Wall inlaid to upper cover. (2 7/8 by 2 9/16; 72x65mm). … Read more
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$100.00
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Flipix. Stunt Auto

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1993
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$125.00

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NY: B. Shackman & Co., Inc, 1993. (40)ff. A charming flip book, in which a daring roadster jumps over a bus and six other cars. Bound in illustrated wrappers, all black and white. Minor rubbing to edges and few spots of foxing to top edge, else near fine. (1 1/2 by 2 3/4; 39x71mm).
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$125.00
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The Sun: Full Circle

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1981
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$350.00

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Berkeley; Mill Valley; San Rafael: Splendid Press, 1981. Four volumes, each 7pp. One of 120 copies. Signed by the printers. Four titles corresponding to the cardinal directions, North, South, East, and West, each describing the mysterious powers that the sun held over ancient cultures around the globe. The volumes feature beautiful color illustrations, many of them full-page. Each title… Read more
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$350.00
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The Amuse for Collection

by Umeda, Haruo

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1983
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$375.00

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Tokyo: Bijou Book Hoshino, 1983. (42)ff. One of 150 copies. A charming exposition on the collection of miniature books. Fine in green morocco with stamping in black, orange, and gold, with matching slipcase. T.e.g. (1 1/16 by 1 1/4; 28x32mm).
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$375.00
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The Little Bear Who

by Weiss, Daniel

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
(n.d.)
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$150.00

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Mill Valley, CA: Figment Press, (n.d.). Weiss, Diane. (12)ff. One of 150 copies signed by the printer/illustrator Diane Weiss. Printed in red and black, with type ornaments in blue, a "Smokey the Bear" postage stamp tipped-in, and delightful hand-colored pictures. As the bear grows up, the type and the pages increase in size, up to a six-page fold-out when… Read more
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$150.00
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The Horses of San Marco

by Cunningham, Carol, Dianne Weiss, Susan Acker

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1983
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$225.00

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(Mill Valley, CA: Splendid Press, 1983. Cunningham, Carol, Dianne Weiss, Susan Acker. (44) pp. One of 200 copies signed by the proprietors of the Press, Carol Cunningham, Dianne Weiss and Susan Acker. Lavish, hand-colored illustrations throughout of the horses, the symbolic tetramorph of Saint Mark as a lion, and views of the famous Venetian basilica and basin. Several illustrations… Read more
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$225.00
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London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1915. 702pp. An unabridged Book of Common Prayer. Gorgeously bound in maroon morocco with a hallmarked Birmingham silver plaque affixed to the front cover, featuring five cherubs. Very fine. A.e.g. (Bromer/Edison, p. 81). (2 1/8 by 1 7/8; 53x47 mm).
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$475.00
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Woven Wind

by Cunningham, Carol

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1987
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$275.00

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Mill Valley: Sunflower Press, 1987. Cunningham, Carol. (30)pp. One of forty copies signed by the printer, Carol Cunningham. With illustrations printed in various colors, some hand-colored and one highlighted with gold. A brief history of the manufacture, trade, and uses of silk in Eastern and Western fashion. Bound in multi-colored silk over boards. One of the most elegant publications… Read more
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$275.00
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C is for Cigar

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1996
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$225.00

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(N.p.: Jo Anna Poehlmann, 1996. Poehlmann, Jo Anna. (55)pp., frenchfold. One of 100 copies. This ABC is filled with twenty-six terms for the cigar afficionado. Illustrated with cigar labels corresponding to the letters of the alphabet. "F is for full-bodied." "H is for hand-rolled." Bound in dried tobacco leaves over boards. When the binding is fully opened, it resembles… Read more
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$225.00
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The Paper-Making Rhyme

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1988
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$175.00

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Santa Cruz: Good Book Press, 1988. Thomas, Peter & Donna. (33)pp. One of 150 copies. A nonsense rhyme, illustrated with photographs of the printer, Peter Thomas, at the Renaissance Pleasure Faire. Letterpress printed on Peter's handmade paper, with five samples of his handmade papers tipped in. Fine in lilac-colored boards. (2 15/16 by 1 15/16; 75x49mm).
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$175.00
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Berkeley; Mill Valley; San Rafael: Splendid Press, 1981. Four volumes, each 7pp. One of 120 copies. Signed by the printers. Each title was printed at a different private press in California: North at Poole Press by Maryline Poole Adams, South at The Figment Press by Diane Weiss, East at Feathered Serpent Press by Susan Acker, and West at Sunflower… Read more
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$350.00
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The Stage Coach

by Irving, Washington

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1988
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$135.00

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San Rafael, CA: Feathered Serpent Press, 1988. (18)ff. One of 190 copies, signed by Susan Acker, the printer. With five postage stamps illustrated with stage coaches tipped-in. Reprinted from "The Sketch Book" (1820). Very fine in pink-printed boards, with matching pictorial endpapers. (2 9/16 by 2 1/8; 66x53mm).
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$135.00
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A Pressing Problem: Being the True Story of the Printer's Devil

by Guiney, Corinne

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1982
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$300.00

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(Berkeley, CA): Wild Hare Press, 1982. Guiney, Corinne. (20)ff. From an edition of 100 copies signed by the author/artist, Corinne Guiney, this is one of thirty deluxe copies. Illustrated with six full-page original etchings created especially for the story and an etched title page by Guiney, tipped in and protected with tissue guards. A comic poem about Lucifer's request… Read more
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$300.00
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Land of the Inca

by Cunningham, Carol

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1985
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$175.00

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Mill Valley, CA: Sunflower Press, 1985. (39)pp. One of 85 copies, signed by Carol Cunningham, who printed the book. A brief history of the Inca civilization illustrated throughout with hand-colored images and striking gold-stamped illustrations on black paper. Bound in lavender cloth woven with colorful Inca designs on the covers. Fine. (2 1/8 by 2 15/16; 67x75mm).
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$175.00