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Recent Arrivals from Bromer Booksellers

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A Brief History of the Ukelele

by Thomas, Peter & Donna

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Published
1999
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Santa Cruz, CA: Peter & Donna Thomas, 1999. Thomas, Peter & Donna. (28)pp. accordionfold. One of 300 copies. Signed by Peter and Donna Thomas at the rear. A beautifully illustrated cultural and historic survey of the ukelele, from its origins in the Portuguese braguinha to its appearance in Elvis' "Blue Hawaii". Bound in mahogany koa scraps from ukeleles made… Read more
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Auswahl Aesopischer Fabeln

by Aesop

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Published
1979
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$100.00

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(Essen): Hans Gerd Goldschmidt, 1979. Rossmassler, Friedrich. 124pp. One of 500 copies. A selection of fables, rendered in German and illustrated with eight woodcuts. Bound in gilt-stamped brown leather with a printed dust wrapper and paper slipcase. Very fine. (2 1/4 by 1 5/8; 57x41mm).
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The Song of the Printer

by MacKellar, Thomas

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Published
1968
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$150.00

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(Baltimore, MD: Wirth, A. C., 1968. 16pp. One of 100 copies. Text is a poem on the power of the printer. Printed in gray, green, and red. Bound in blue faux-leather with gilt stamping to front and spine, and title printed in blue. The last book published by A. C. Wirth, founder of the Proof Press. A fine copy.… Read more
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The Model E.

by Smith, Thomas

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Published
1984
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$75.00

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Newton, IA: Tamazunchale Press, 1984. 86pp. One of 250 copies. A tribute to the Maytag Model E washer, which the author designed in the 1930s. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Fine in gilt-titled red leatherette. (2 1/2 by 2; 65x52mm).
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XI LXIVMOS: Memoirs of a Bibliomidget

by Bromer, Anne C.

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Published
2015
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$125.00

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Boston & Vancouver: Bromer Booksellers & HM Editions, 2015. Lohmann, Francesca. 72pp. From an edition of 120, this is one of 85 copies that make up the regular edition. 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… Read more
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The Old-Time Printer

by Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens)

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Published
1988
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$75.00

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Baltimore: Xavier Press, 1988. 17pp. One of 175 copies, signed by the printer, Francis X. Harridan. A speech given by Mark Twain in 1886 to commemorate Benjamin Franklin's birthday. With a reproduction of the 1940 U.S. Postage stamp honoring Twain tipped in as a frontispiece. Two pieces of type (though in this copy the one for Long Primer is… Read more
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La Belle Dame Sans Merci

by Keats, John

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Published
1986
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$45.00

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Shirley, Solihull: Cherub Press, 1986. Renton, Michael. 48mo. (14)pp. Of an edition of 160 copies, this is one of 85 sewn into Strathmore covers with Roselle marbled endpapers. With two full page engravings by Renton capturing the romance of Keat's poem. Fine.
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The XXIII Olympiad

by Weber, Msgr. Francis J.

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Published
1984
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$75.00

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San Fernando, CA: Junipero Serra Press, 1984. 14pp. One of 350 copies. A commemorative miniature for the 1984 Olympics, with a brief laudatory discourse on its aims and actualities. Postage stamp of a hurdler tipped in as frontispiece. Fine in full red leather. (2 13/16 by 2 1/8 in.; 73x53mm).
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My Chinese Childhood

by Buck, Pearl S.

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Published
1986
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Newton, IA: Tamazunchale Press, 1986. Guiney, Corinne. 58pp. One of 250 copies printed in Haarlem, Holland by Joh. Enschedé en Zonen. With a postage stamp portrait of Pearl S. Buck tipped in as a frontispiece. Beautifully bound in orange-brown leather by Reliure d'Art de Centre, with Faith Harrison marbled endpapers. Gilt titling and a blind-stamped ornament to front cover.… Read more
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Saint Augustine, Florida (1565-1965)

by Wickham, Joan

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Published
1967
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Worcester: Achille J. St. Onge, 1967. 86pp. One of 2,000 copies printed to commemorate Saint Augustine's quadricentennial. Signed by Wickham at half title. Illustrated throughout in black & white. Fine in gilt-stamped maroon leather. A.e.g. (Massmann 29; Bradbury, p. 254). (2 7/8 by 2 1/8; 73x55mm).
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Adlai Stevenson's Veto 1949

by Stevenson, Adlai

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Published
1971
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(Amsterdam: Alice Garman, 1971. Garman, Alice. (44)ff. One of 250 copies. Stevenson's delightfully amusing reasons for vetoing a bill passed by the Illinois State Legislature that would have required cats to be leashed. Printed from the calligraphy of Alice Garman and illustrated by her. Garman was a renowned artist and the wife of Dr. Horodisch, the distinguished Dutch bookseller.… Read more
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Noah's Ark

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Published
1970
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Enkhuizen, Holland: Levien, Jack R., 1970. Levien, Jack R.. (30)pp. The story of Noahs ark, with Levien's charming drawings. Text in English. Minor discoloration to edges of cover, otherwise fine in red leather with a little ark stamped in gold. A.e.g. (1 1/4 by 7/8; 31x23 mm).
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Mites & Other Poems in Miniature

by Updike, John

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Published
1990
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$150.00

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Northridge, CA: Lord John Press, 1990. 24pp. One of 200 numbered copies signed by the author. A collection of eight Updike poems originally printed in The New Yorker, Agni, The New Republic, and elsewhere. Each poem is preceded by a small illustrative device in green. The book is bound by Marianne Blau in quarter cream- and taupe-colored paper boards,… Read more
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A Beastly ABC

by Parry, Marian

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Published
1985
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$225.00

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(Cambridge, MA: Runcible Press, 1985. Parry, Marian. (54)pp., frenchfold. One of 50 copies signed by the artist/author, Marian Parry. With twenty-six delightful linoleum cuts in black & white, including such "beasts" as a gargoyle, a jabiru, a nautilus, and a xerus. Printed on Kozo paper and stab-sewn in decorated red paper. Minor creasing to corners of the wrappers, else… Read more
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The Aristocrat

by Angelou, Maya

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Published
1986
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Newton, IA: Tamazunchale Press, 1986. 48pp. One of 250 copies. Reprinted from the poet's frequently anthologized "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." Extremely fine in textured orange leather with gilt titling. A.e.g. (2 9/16 by 1 13/16; 65x45 mm).
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The Miniature Book Collector

by Adomeit, Ruth E. (ed.)

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Published
1962
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$300.00

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Worcester, MA: Achille St. Onge, 1962. Eight 48mo. issues, comprising Volumes I and II. Each issue 16pp. The first two issues of the first volume are presentation copies, bearing inscriptions from Ruth Adomeit, the periodical's editor. An invaluable resource for the collector of miniature books, this is a complete run of eight issues. Bibliographies for several miniature book publishers… Read more
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Characters from an English Novel

by Parry, Marian

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Published
1987
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Cambridge, MA: Runcible Books, 1987. Parry, Marian. (12)ff. One of thirty copies signed by the artist, Marian Parry. This copy inscribed by her on the first card to Dorothea Widmayer and Eleanor Webster. Ten 2 by 3-inch cards show the characters: the fascinating foreigner; the ingenue libertine; the weak young man, the scholar; the eccentric millionairess, etc. The reader… Read more
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Printers on Morris

by Walsdorf, John J.

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Published
1981
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Beaverton, OR: Beaverdam Press, 1981. Moser, Barry. (34)ff. One of 326 numbered copies. With a woodcut frontispiece portrait of William Morris by Barry Moser. A selection of quotations, most laudatory, but not all, about Morris as a printer by other prominent members of the field, such as Sydney Cockerell, Bruce Rogers, and Stanley Morison. In morocco-backed red and white… Read more
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Florian's Fables

by Claris de Florian, Jean-Pierre

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Published
1970
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Franklin, NH: Hillside Press, 1970. Grandville, J. J.. x, 64pp. One of 250 copies. Nine engraved caricature illustrations by J. J. Grandville, the pseudonym of Jean Ignace Isidore Gerard. Florian's amusing lyric tales include "The Inquisitive Cat", "The Crocodile and the Sturgeon", and "The Canary and the Crow". Bound in pictorial yellow cloth. Very fine. (2 7/16 by 1… Read more
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Jack Be Nimble And Other Rhymes

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Published
1987
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Santa Cruz: Good Book Press, 1987. Thomas, Donna. (20)ff. One of 200 copies. Signed by Peter Thomas at colophon. Nursery rhymes printed on colored pages, with Donna Thomas' sprightly line drawings. Very fine in yellow paper over boards. This is one of the most whimsical of the Thomas' books. (3 by 2 3/8; 75x60mm).
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