Winner of a 2008 Distinguished Book Award from the Miniature Book Society, Poem of the Gifts contains Alastair Reid's English translation of Borges' poem and an anamorphic portrait of Borges with a small pull-tab activated Mylar mirror. This is the first anamorphic portrait to be incorporated into a miniature book.

Letterpress printed by Kelly M. Houle at The Paper Studio and hand bound at Books of Kell's Press. Black cloth spine, gold leaf illuminated capital, and illustrated center spread.

50% of the profits from the sale of this item are donated to Room to Read's "Adopt a Project" program to create libraries for children in underdeveloped countries.

Signed and numbered limited edition (300 copies)


$100

Poem of the Gifts

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Poem of the Gifts

By Jorge Luis Borges and Alastair Reid, Tr.