Bromer Booksellers and Heavenly Monkey are pleased to announce the publication of XI LXIVMOS: Memoirs of a Bibliomidget, a descriptive bibliography of the eleven miniature books published by Anne & David Bromer between 1977 and 1985, along with brief stories of the pleasures, coincidences, and difficulties behind the creation of each of the eleven books.
Set in 8-point Centaur and Arrighi types and printed on dampened paper, the miniature comprises 72 pages and measures 2 3/4 by 2 1/4 inches. Both editions were designed and printed at Heavenly Monkey and bound by Sarah Creighton. The decorations and vine patterns were designed by Seattle artist Francesca Lohmann.
The regular edition of 85 copies (1-85) is printed on Somerset Book paper and bound in a printed vine-patterned paper over boards. Seventy of these copies are available from Bromer Booksellers priced at $150 and can be purchased through our website.
The deluxe edition of 35 copies (I-XXXV) is printed on F.J. Head handmade paper. Each copy includes sample leaves from four Bromer miniatures. The title page features original calligraphy by Francesca Lohmann. Bound in full leather with a vine pattern stamped in gilt. Issued in a silk-covered drop-back box. This edition is sold out.
Jointly published by Heavenly Monkey, the private press of Rollin Milroy of Vancouver, Canada, and Bromer Booksellers of Boston, Massachusetts, For further information, contact us at bromer.com or call 617-247-2818.
Read more about the book's production process on the Heavenly Monkey blog.