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A Fine Collection of Limited Edition
Pop-Up Books by
Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart

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Flora's Feast: A Masque of Flowers

by Walter Crane

Lilliput Press
Bristol, England, 1985

1 3/8" x 1", full green leather boards, gilt titling, and with an engraved silver front panel, 38 hand-colored illustrations

Copy 5 of 75 and number 3 of 10 special copies bound in silver




The Wild Swans

by Hans Christian Anderson

Rebecca Press
Hyattsville MD, 1986

3" x 2 5/16", 92 pages, full tan leather boards with blue leather onlay and blind-embossed image and titling, full leather clamshell portfolio with blind-embossed titling

A beautiful edition of Anderson's story, with original wood engraved illustrations by Sarah Chamberlain, a double fore-edge painting of roses and swans in flight, and an additional folio of proof prints of the illustrations

Copy M of 15 special state proof copies; signed by the illustrator




by Susannah Kent

Tarantula Press
Austin TX, 1993

3" x 2 1/2", 25 pages, full blue goatskin boards with a silver gilt spiderweb and hand-painted flowers, purple cloth clam-shell portfolio

A story adapted from "Tales of Greek Mythology" by Katherine Pyle

Copy E of 26 copies thus, signed by the author



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Medieval Music

Illustrated by Marian Byrne

The Final Score, 2008

3" x 2 3/4", full blue leather boards with a small inset brass trifoil; blue cloth portfolio

This is a one-of-a-kind variant binding of an edition limited to 5 copies. Text printed on vellum with facing full page hand-painted and gilt illustrations of medieval musicians. A working miniature recorder is included in a seperate compartment

signed by the illustrator and publisher


Shakespeare's Flora

Illustrated by Marian Byrne

The Final Score, 2010

3" x 2 3/4", full black leather boards with an inset petit-point panel of a flower garden; green cloth portfolio

This is a one-of-a-kind variant binding of an edition limited to 7 copies. Text printed on vellum with facing full page hand-painted floral illustrations with decorative gilt borders

signed by the illustrator and publisher


Medieval Wine

Illustrated by Marian Byrne

The Final Score, 2010

3" x 2 3/4", full burgandy leather boards with an inset painting with gold leaf on vellum; burgandy cloth portfolio

Copy 6 of an edition limited to 7 copies. Printed on vellum with full page hand-painted illustrations and decorative borders

signed by the illustrator and publisher



from the Whittington Press


text by Robin Llywelyn, images by Leslie Gerry

This stunning new miniature features brilliant color plates of architect Clough William-Ellis's picturesque resort village of Portmeirion in North Wales. The full page illustrations were printed using an A1 Epsom 7880 in 8 colors with archival inks onto Somerset velvet watercolor paper. Llywelyn, the architect's grandson, has written short text passages that draw on his earliest memories of the place that brought the Amalfi coast to North Wales: Battery Square; the campanile; the Gloriette; the ship aground called the Amis Reunis, frozen into perpetual harbor; the color­washed facades sparkling in the sunshine of a summer afternoon.

The edition consists of 200 copies with a cost of $75.00

Oh, These Vanities
Some Thoughts on the Subject of Hats

by Carmen Voss

We have recently acquired two copies of this tour de force suite comprising two volumes of text and plates, a portfolio of ten original paintings of historic hats, and a one-of-a-kind miniature hat.

Polished in Brightness and Joy
Red taffeta and printed cotton fabric with woven gold ribbon, painted fabric flowers and leaves, and bells

The Assembled Suite

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Walking in Dignity and Grace
Painted velvet with applied Swarovski jewels; satin crown and ribbon, painted fabric flowers

The text and plate volumes measure 2 7/8" x 2 1/4" and are quarter bound in maroon leather and printed paper over boards. The 50 page text volume is set in eight point Monotype Garamont and printed by letterpress in three colors throughout, with seven tipped-in illustrations. The volume of plates includes an additional twenty-four tipped-in illustrations and one folded insert. Both were produced using archival quality acid-free materials, as were all parts of the suite.

The portfolio of original paintings measures 2 7/8" x 2 7/8" and is also quarter bound in leather. The dry-brush gouache images, done on Arches hot press watercolor paper, were selected as iconic designs in the history of hats and painted by Carmen Voss. Each is identified by style and date on the back and signed by the artist.

Last, but by no means least, each suite comes with a unique, hand-made miniature hat in its own hat box. The hats, measuring 2 1/4" in diameter, were made using a variety of brilliant fabrics, feathers, and ribbons. The hat boxes have ribbon ties and lables printed with the hat's title.

The suite is housed in a 3 3/8" x 3 3/8" x 4" drop-front and lid box with ribbon ties.

The edition was designed, printed and bound by Wm Erik Voss at the Lyceum Press and was limited to 15 unique copies.


Now Offering Joan's Personal Collection of

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the entire collection

We have available a small collection of books by
Frederic Prokosch

If you have an interest in his work, call or email for details at

714.526.2523    lorson@earthlink.net


We are please to offer a nice collection of Barbara's very desirable deluxe miniatures featuring hand-coloring and pop-up constructions, as well as additional titles from her standard editions. Click HERE to go see her beautiful books.

I Dated Oppenheimer

By Gloria Stuart

Imprenta Glorias, Los Angeles CA
2 1/2" x 3", 38 pages, decorative paper boards

At the time of her death, Academy Award nominated actress Gloria Stuart was at work on a new miniature book recounting her date with the famous physicist while a college student at Cal Berkeley. Under the direction of her daughter, Sylvia Thompson Park, the book has now been completed and is available exclusively through Lorson's Books.

The edition is limited to fifty copies and was printed by John Robinson at the Tortoise Press and bound by Allwyn O'Mara. Each copy contains nine tipped-in studio portrait shots of Gloria, which have never been published before now.


Copies can be order by email, by calling us at 657.217.5509, or by writing to Lorson's Books
861 Cheshire Lane, La Habra CA 90631




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