Book Condition: Fine+
Edition: Deluxe Edition; First Printing
Size: 2.25 x 2.75"; 72 pages
Publisher: Vancouver: Heavenly Monkey Editions & Bromer Booksellers, 2015.
A deluxe edition of 35 copies (I-XXXV) , this one being XXXIV, was printed on F. J. Head handmade paper, with each copy including four sample leaves from the books. Original calligraphy on the title page and colophon in each copy by Francesca Lohmann. This variant copy, originally not intended for publication, was bound in full black leather by Sarah Creighton, with the vine pattern stamped in gilt. Issued in a folding box.
XI LXIVmos is set in eight-point Centaur and Arrighi types, and printed with a Ostrander-Seymour Co. Handpress on dampened papers.
The regular edition of 85 (1-85) copies was printed on Somerset Book paper, and bound by Sarah Creighton in a printed vine-patterned paper over boards. The design was created by Francesca Lohmann, who also drew the book’s interior foliage.
Twenty-six years after their last publication, Anne Bromer has written a memoir of the eleven printed miniature books she produced with her husband and partner David from 1977 to 1989. In the book - - she relates brief stories of pleasure, coincidence, and difficulty for each of their publications, followed by a detailed bibliographic description.