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Christmas Treasury.

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: IY915-078


Miniature Book. 3/4 x 1/2 inches. Unpaginated. Hand-written text; text clean, unmarked. Spine glued together as in a note pad; binding square, tight, pages bowed from use. Comes in a balsa-wood box with a color label on top. Good. A handmade book of blank pages. First several pages filled-in with hand-written holiday wishes. View more info

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The Gettysburg Address of Abraham Lincoln.

By: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Dawson's Book Shop,: 1963

Seller ID: CGSZ118-026


LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies, this is number 277, but NOT one of 5 printed on vellum. Handset, printed, and bound by Bela Blau. Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address on Thursday, November 19, 1863, four and a half months after the Union armies defeated those of the Confederacy at the Battle of Gettysburg. It has become recognized as one of the greatest and most influential statements of the national purpose of the United States of America. Miniature Boo... View more info

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Four Fables of Aesop.

By: Aesop.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Press at the Gatehouse,: 1978

Seller ID: OG914-085


Miniature Book. 2 3/4 x 2 1/16 inches. Unpaginated. [6] pp. Green etching on title page of a frog, text in Greek with English translations below; text clean, unmarked. Green paper wrappers, bound with white string; binding square and tight, corners bumped. Very Good. A collection of four Aesop's fables, in Greek, with English translations directly underneath. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century US Miniature Books, No. 47; Jones, A Los Angeles Typesticker, No. 83. View more info

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Aesop's Fables.

By: Aesop.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Winterport, ME:, Borrower's Press,: 1978

Seller ID: IY915-044


LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, this is number 186. Miniature Book. 7/8 x 5/8 inches. (52) pp. Hand-colored illustrations throughout; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped blue cloth boards, decorative end papers; binding square and tight. SIGNED by Jane Bernier on colophon. SCARCE. Fine. Aesop was a Greek fabulist and story teller credited with a number of fables now collectively known as Aesop's Fables. The numerous tales credited to him were gathered across t... View more info

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Aesop's Fables.

By: Aesop.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Winterport, ME:, Borrower's Press,: 1978

Seller ID: IY915-045


LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, this is number 200. Miniature Book. 7/8 x 5/8 inches. (52) pp. Hand-colored illustrations throughout; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped blue cloth boards, decorative end papers; binding square and tight. SIGNED by Jane Bernier on colophon. SCARCE. Fine. Aesop was a Greek fabulist and story teller credited with a number of fables now collectively known as Aesop's Fables. The numerous tales credited to him were gathered across t... View more info

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Autobiography of an Early American Wood Engraver.

By: Alexander Anderson (1775-1870).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York:, Traders Press, The Little Press of J. R. Levien,: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: IY915-060


LIMITED EDITION of 500 numbered copies, this is number 330. Designed by J. R. Levien, set in Caslon type, illustrations printed offset, the Charles Press printed 500 sheets of Bergstrom's Hilding paper, which were bound in London by T. C. Woolnough & Son, Ltd. Miniature Book. 2 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches. Unpaginated. [48] pp. Illustrated throughout with Dr. Anderson's wood-cut illustrations, including a frontispiece self-portrait at age 81, bibliography; text clean, unmark... View more info

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The Joys of Collecting Children's Books.

By: Alla T Ford

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Ford Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GHEEY312-1


LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies, this is number 166. The FIRST EDITION in book form of an essay that first appeared in The Book Lover's Answer, July, 1965. Miniature Book. 2/38 x 1 15/16 inches. [vi], 106, [2] pp. Black-and-white frontispiece of the title page for an American edition of Janeway's A Token for Children, and 15 other black-and-white illustrations from vintage children's books, front free end-paper and colophon embellished with hand-drawn flower illustrat... View more info

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The Art of Binding Books.

By: Angela James.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Wakefield:, The Fleece Press,: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: IY915-056


LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies bound by Smith Settle, set in 8 point Van Dijck at the Rocket Press. Illustrations by Anthony Christmas. Oblong Miniature Book. 2 1/16 x 2 7/8 inches. Unpaginated. [54] pp. Half-title, frontispiece woodcut, title page printed in blue and black, 7 woodcut illustrations by Anthony Christmas, glossary; text clean, unmarked. Color brocade cloth over boards, printed paper front cover label, brown end-papers; binding square and tight. SIGNE... View more info

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Guilty Looks Enter Tree Beers. Illustrated by Robert Rosenthal.

By: Anomalous (pseudonym for John P. Lathourakis).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Morro Bay:, Tabula Rasa Press,: 1983

Seller ID: 140706008


LIMITED EDITION of 350 copies, this is number 25, printed with 8 point Optima type on Wausau Laid paper. Illustrated by Robert "Rosey" Rosenthal. Miniature Book. 2 1/8 x 1 15/16 inches. 41, [1] pp. Dedication page, title page printed in black and bronze inks, 7 full-page illustrations (1 double-page) printed in bronze ink; text clean, unmarked. Quarter chocolate-colored cloth, patterned paper over boards, spine titled in white; binding square and tight. Fi... View more info

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Center Alley.

By: Anomalous (pseudonym for John P. Lathourakis).

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Morro Bay:, Tabula Rasa Press,: 1983

Seller ID: 140706007


LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, this is number 3. Illustrated by Robert "Rosey" Rosenthal. Miniature Book 2 1/16 x 2 1/16 inches. 43, [1] pp. Half-title, frontispiece, 5 illustrations (1 double-page); text clean, unmarked. Quarter blue cloth, marbled paper over boards, spine titled in white, blue end-papers; binding square and tight. Fine. A phonetic retelling of the Cinderella story. Bradbury, 20th Century US Miniature Books, No. 1740. 5 copies Worldcat. View more info

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Dallas in 1873: An Invitation to Immigrants.

By: Anonymous.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Dallas:, Stone-Inge Books,: 1980

Seller ID: HC42610-6


LIMITED EDITION of 450 copies. Miniature Book. 2 7/8 x 2 inches. [iv], 26 pp. Title-page printed within a double-lined border, illustrations throughout, list of Dallas businesses; text clean, unmarked. Flexible cloth binding, printed paper label on front cover, illustrated endpapers; binding square and tight, a bit thumbed. Very Good. SCARCE. "Stone-Inge Books in Dallas, Texas published one miniature book in both regular and deluxe editions. This book reprints... View more info

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Cinderella: Or, the History of the Little Glass Slipper.

By: Anonymous.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: C. F. Braun & Co.:

Seller ID: OG914-003


Not Quite a Miniature Book. 4 x 2 5/8 inches. [ii], 32, [i] pp. A note from Carey S. Bliss, frontispiece, black-and-white illustrations throughout; text clean, unmarked. Marbled paper wrappers, bound with white string; binding square and tight, white paint stains on front cover. Very Good. Facsimile Reprint of the earliest known American edition of Cinderella, published by Mathew Carey in Philadelphia in 1800. This volume is a photolithographic facsimile by the pr... View more info

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Cinderella: Or, the History of the Little Glass Slipper.

By: Anonymous.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alhambra, CA:, C. F. Braun & Co.:

Seller ID: OG914-002


Not Quite a Miniature Book. 4 x 2 5/8 inches. [ii], 32, [i] pp. A note from Carey S. Bliss, frontispiece, black-and-white illustrations throughout; text clean, unmarked. Marbled paper wrappers, stapled; binding square and tight. Fine. Facsimile Reprint of the earliest known American edition of Cinderella, published by Mathew Carey in Philadelphia in 1800. This volume is a photolithographic facsimile by the private press of C. F. Braun & Co., in Alhambra, Californi... View more info

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The Antique Collector Guide to Date Marks & Symbols on Chinese Porcelain and on Chinese Art.

By: Anonymous.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London:, The Antique Collector, LTD.,: 1950

Seller ID: OG914-007


Miniature Book. 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 inches. (28) pp. Tables with Chinese characters, seals, emblems, and symbols, timelines of Chinese dynasties and reigns, and corresponding events in the western world; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled red cloth; binding square and tight. OG914-007. Fine. Publisher's note: This little booklet is reprinted from the Chinese Art Exhibition Number of "The Antique Collector" magazine (January, 1936). It is a guide for antique collectors t... View more info

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The Antique Collector Guide to Date Marks & Symbols on Chinese Porcelain and on Chinese Art.

By: Anonymous.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London:, The Antique Collector, LTD.,: 1950

Seller ID: OG914-008


Miniature Book. 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 inches. (28) pp. Tables with Chinese characters, seals, emblems, and symbols, timelines of Chinese dynasties and reigns, and corresponding events in the western world; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled red cloth; binding square and tight, light soiling/shelf wear on covers. OG914-008. Very Good. Publisher's note: This little booklet is reprinted from the Chinese Art Exhibition Number of "The Antique Collector" magazine (January, 1936)... View more info