980, E.D., (purple)
Sixth in a series of miniature books
featuring a selection of poems by
Purple - is fashionable twice -
This season of the year,
And when a soul perceives itself
To be an Emperor.
Accordion structure, hand-painted boards.
Gold stamped leather band. Letterpress printed
on dyed Cave flax paper. collage and sewn
butterfly insert. Reverse side of laminated
Moriki paper printed with antique wood type.
Box of hand-painted flax paper and Japanese silk
with E.D. blind stamped on the spine and a gold
stamped leather title insert on the front cover.
The box measures 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches.
The book, 2 x 3 inches.