Miniature Books.

By: Harry Lyman Koopman (1860-1937).

Price: $225.00

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LIMITED EDITION of 400 copies. Harry Lyman Koopman was the librarian at Brown University and president of the American Library Association. He published a number of books. This is a copy of his history of miniature books. Type set for Bruce Rogers by Mackenzie and Harris. Rogers was an acclaimed American typographer and type designer, and is widely regarded as America's top 20th-century book designer. Koopman's book on miniature books was to be Rogers' last book; the proofs were delivered to him on the day of his death, May 21, 1957. It was printed 12 years later in 1968 by the Grabhorn-Hoyem Press for Dawson's Book Shop. Miniature Book. 1 7/8 x 1 5/7 inches. [iii], (x), 103 pp. Double-page title page printed with black, red, and blue inks, decorative blue border on all pages, printed on English mould-made paper; text clean, unmarked. Full vellum, blue title and decorations along spine; binding square and tight, covers bowed, light soiling on covers, small black spot on bottom edge. Very Good. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 1711.

Title: Miniature Books.

Author Name: Harry Lyman Koopman (1860-1937).

Categories: Miniature Book,

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Dawson's Book Shop,: 1968

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Seller ID: PP218-002

Keywords: Miniature Books, Harry Lyman Koopman