Pepys Pops Up Moving Events from the Diary of Samuel Pepys, Esq. 1660-1667.
Item date(s): 1986
Maryline Poole Adams
Pages: unpaged Size: 78mm Inscription: Signed, dated and inscribed by the artist Edition: #2/40
Type: Pop-up Sub-type: Movable books
Place publication: Berkeley, CA Publisher: Poole Press
Additional notes: Miniature book in full red morocco housed within a wooden box (95mm) with a decorated sliding top and with title on spine . Title within a smaller miniature book (40mm) fixed to the cover of the book.
Colophon: Designed, engineered, letterpress printed, assembled and hand-bound.
"to Kal Levitan - with love - 8/31/86" (Provenance: From the collection of Rabbi Kalman Levitan with his miniature book plate affixed to last page).
Seven double-page spreads with pop-ups, fold-downs, lift-ups and moveable parts. Red ribbon markers. Bound in red leather with a red leather enclosed folded title label on front, and a wraparound strip with gilt button closure. Laid in a black felt-lined wooden box, with a slide-off wood lid painted with a scene of London in 1660. Painted paper title label on side of box. Inscribed in ink to Kal Levitan with love 8/318/86.
Illustrated as item 268 in Joshua Heller Rare Book Catalogue 31 (Fall 2005) and on the cover.