The People of the Little Book

By: Kalman L Levitan (1917-2002)

Price: $25.00

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Condition: Very Good

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Palm Beach Gardens, FL: Kaycee Press, 1983.

Miniature Book. 2 3/4 x 2 inches. (24) pp. Title page printed in black and brown with Kalman's printer's device, bookshelf headpiece and 2 tailpieces in brown ink; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers, stitched; binding square and tight, mild crease to front cover and first few leaves. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. SIGNED by Kalman Levitan on the colophon. GKK221-027. Very Good.

LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies, this is number 14, SIGNED by Kalman Levitan on the colophon, designed and printed by Norman W. Forgue at the Black Cat Press for Levitan's Kaycee Press using Linotype Century with Ludlow Garamond Italic types and printed on Teton Tirara paper. This small book was produced as a keepsake for the first Miniature Book Collectors meeting held at Englewood, Ohio, September 3-5, 1983. At the same time, the first Miniature Book Publisher Conclave and Miniature Book Fair were held at Tips City, Ohio. Levitan was elected as the first President of what became the Miniature Book Society during these meetings. Kalman Levitan, rabbi, was a chaplain the US Air Force, who also wrote and spoke "Extensively about miniature books. He wrote a reference book entitled A Collection of References Pertaining to Miniature Books published by Kaycee Press in 1985. This work drew upon Levitan's extensive personal collection of such material." Bradbury, p. 113.

REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Cent. US Miniature Books., No. 1822.

Title: The People of the Little Book

Author Name: Kalman L Levitan (1917-2002)

Edition: LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies, this is number 14

Created: 1983

Country of Origin: United States

Location Published: Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Kaycee Press: 1983

Binding: Printed wrappers, stitched

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None, as issued

Inscription: SIGNED by Kalman Levitan on the colophon

Size: Miniature Book. 2 3/4 x 2 inches

Type: Miniature Book

Categories: Miniature Book

Seller ID: GKK221-027

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