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Northridge, CA: Lord John Press, 1990.
Oblong Miniature Book. 2 1/4 x 2 15/16 inches. [vi], (26) pp. Half-title, list of poems, typographic ornaments repeat throughout, pages numbered in red; text clean, unmarked. Cream paper spine printed with typographic ornaments and red title, tan paper over board, decorative end-papers; binding square and tight. SIGNED by John Updike on the half-title. CE420-001. Fine.
LIMITED EDITION of 226 total copies, this is copy 57 of 200 numbered copies, designed by Susanne Watson and printed by Patrick Reagh Printers, Inc., using Monotype Inland Caslon, on Frankfort cream paper, binding by Marianna Blau. The text consists of 8 short poems by John Updike, "the kaleidoscopically gifted writer whose … body of fiction, verse, essays and criticism [was] so vast, protean and lyrical as to place him in the first rank of American authors." New York Times obituary, January 28, 2009. "Herb Yelin, under the imprint of Lord John Press of Northridge, California, is a publisher of fine, limited edition books of all sizes. The five miniature books published by this press represent only a small fraction of the books published by Yelin." Bradbury, p. 141.
REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Cent. US Miniature Books, No. 2990
Title: Mites & Other Poems in Miniature
Edition: LIMITED EDITION of 226 total copies, this is copy 57 of 200 numbered copies, designed by Susanne Watson and printed by Patrick Reagh Printers, Inc.
Country of Origin: United States
Location Published: Northridge, CA, Lord John Press: 1990
Binding: Cream paper spine printed with typographic ornamen
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: None, as issued
Inscription: SIGNED by John Updike on the half-title
Size: Oblong Miniature Book. 2 1/4 x 2 15/16 inches
Type: Miniature Book
Categories: Miniature Book, Fine Press
Seller ID: CE420-001
Keywords: fine press, john updike, limited edition, lord john press, miniature book, mites, patrick reagh, poetry, susanne watson