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[MINIATURE BOOK]; BURNS, Robert. Poems.

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[MINIATURE BOOK]; BURNS, Robert. Poems. Wigtown: Gleniffer Press, 2004.

Miniature book, 1.8cm x 2.4cm approx; red calf with the poet's name in gilt to upper cover and spine; pp. [xiv], 67, [i]; with folded sheet including a short biography of Robert Burns, and detachable bookmark; new, but with a slight misprint of the 'R' to 'Robert' on the upper cover, lacking gilt.
No 101 of 260 copies printed by the Gleniffer Press. Text set in 2 point times.
In 1968, Ian and Helen McDonald established the private Gleniffer Press in Scotland. During their years of production, they held Guinness World Records for their miniature books, and eventually became honorary members of the Miniature Book Society for their work in microbibliography. The press closed in 2007, and this selection of poems was one of the last books to be printed.

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