Old King Cole Old King Cole

Old King Cole

Published by Gleniffer Press, Paisley, Scotland, 1985
Soft cover
From Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA (Boston, MA, U.S.A.)

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(12)pp. One of 85 copies. This micro-miniature was recognized by the Guinness Book of Records as the "Smallest Book in the World" in 1985. The book was printed using offset lithographic methods, with the text area of each page being less than 1 square millimeter, and followed 5 years of testing and development. Bound in cream wrappers, the book is mounted to a display card and enclosed in a clear plastic case. It is accompanied by an uncut sheet (measuring 3/8 by 5/8; 21x10mm) showing the entire text of three copies, housed in a clear plastic case to match the book's. Along with the book and uncut sheet are a certified copy of the Guiness Book of Records Certificate, signed and numbered by the printer, Ian Macdonald, a gilt-edged title card to display with the book in its original envelope, and a letter from the Press listing the supplied items and explaining the process of producing such a tiny book, also in its original envelope. Adhesive staining to plastic cases, certificate a bit wrinkled and worn, else a fine group. (1/16 by 1/16; 1x1mm). Bookseller Inventory # 27200

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Old King Cole

Publisher: Gleniffer Press, Paisley, Scotland

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Soft cover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Owned and operated by Anne and David Bromer, who have been in the business of fine books for nearly half a century, Bromer Booksellers specializes in rare and beautiful books. We carry a diverse selection of highlights in literature, illustrated books, finely printed books, and special artistic bindings, and we are noted for our fine selection of miniature books. We invite you to search or browse our entire inventory here, or please contact us directly if you wish to consult with our staff to find the perfect rare book for you.

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All books are guaranteed as described and may be returned, with prior notice, within ten days. All bills are payable within thirty days from the date of the invoice. Shipping and insurance are additional. Overseas shipments will be sent by air mail unless otherwise instructed. Bromer Booksellers, Inc. 607 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116 Email: books@bromer.com Phone: 617-247-2818 Fax: 617-247-2975 Authorized representative: Philip C. Salmon

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