Handbound Letterpress Miniature Book

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    This anonymous poem, printed as a gift for my wife in an edition of 100 was hand sewn with a three hole link stitch with three 8 page signatures and glued endpapers. It was printed on an H.B. Rouse handpress using Crane 100% cotton papers and printed in March of 1999.

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    1. . Guz . 73 months ago | reply

      Very very sweet!

    2. Austin Burbridge 73 months ago | reply

      The author of these verses is Arthur Gorges, from his poem, "Her Face."

      The entire poem is on the Poetry Foundation Web site.

    3. typesticker 73 months ago | reply

      The poem appeared anonymously in a poetry compilation called The Phoenix Nest in 1593. It appears that the poem is attributed to Gorges only in recent times as it was not in the text I took it from which was published in the 1960s. Curiouser and curiouser.....

    4. Ian Edward Prentice 73 months ago | reply

      Very nice. They remind me of a project of mine, just better made.. ianprenticebagd.blogspot.com/2009/02/book-of-books.html

    5. with_regards 14 months ago | reply

      Are your books available for purchase anywhere on the internet?

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