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Milwaukee, WI: The ABCdarium, 1991.
Miniature Book. 3 x 2 1/2 inches. Unpaginated. [28, last a blank] pp. Half-title, black-and-white frontispiece portrait of the author, typographic ornament on title page, Preface by C L Helbert, black-and-white portrait of the author; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped green cloth, clear plastic dust-jacket, marbled end-papers; binding square and tight. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. GKK221-030. Fine.
LIMITED FIRST EDITION of 200 copies, this is number 17, printed with Palatino types and digital composition. This small book was printed in honor of the seventieth anniversary of Alice Meynell's death. It contains poetry and prose meditations on the briefness of life by Alice Meynell, a British writer, editor, critic, and suffragist, who is now remembered mainly as a poet. "C. L. Helbert printed his miniature books in Milwaukee, Wisconsin using the press name ABCDarium. All his books are letterpress printed from handset type." Bradbury. This is the fifth and last miniature book printed at The ABCDarium recorded in Bradbury.
REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Cent. US Miniature Books, No. 2165.
Title: Reflections on Mortality in Prose and Poetry
Edition: FIRST LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies, this is number 17
Country of Origin: United States
Location Published: Milwaukee, WI, The ABCDarium: 1991
Binding: Gilt-stamped green cloth, clear plastic dust-jacke
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine
Size: Miniature Book. 3 x 2 1/2 inches
Type: Miniature Book
Categories: Miniature Book, Fine Press
Seller ID: GKK221-030
Keywords: alice meynell, clifford helbert, fine press, limited edition, meditations, miniature book, philosophy, the abcdarium