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Tommy Thumb's Pretty Song-Book, The First Collection of English Nursery Rhymes, A Facsimile Edition with a History and Annotations.

By: Andrea Immel and Brian Alderson.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Cotsen Occasional Press,: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WVSG1013-1


8vo. 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches. 121 pp. 45 photographic illustrations throughout, page 21 is a double-page foldout illustration, notes, annotations, indexes; text clean, unmarked. Bound in purple cloth over boards, front cover titled in gilt; binding square and tight. Three miniature books: each 3 5/8 x 2 1/8 inches. Photographic facsimiles; text clean, unmarked. Bound in red, purple, and maroon silk respectively, gilt titling on covers. All 4 volumes housed in a part... View more info

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Little Red Ridinghood.

By: Borrower's Press.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Winterport, ME:, Borrower's Press,: 1976

Seller ID: IY915-143


LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, this is number 101. Miniature Book. 3/4 x 5/8 inches. (30) pp. Black-and-white frontispiece hand-embellished with red; text clean, unmarked. Quarter red leather, patterned paper over boards; binding square and tight. SIGNED by Jane Bernier on colophon. SCARCE. Fine. The classic tale of Little Red Ridinghood. Jane Bernier wrote and published dollhouse scale miniature books under her imprint Borrower's Press. REFERENCE: Bradbury, ... View more info

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Cinderella.

By: Borrower's Press.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Winterport, ME:, Borrower's Press,: 1977

Seller ID: IY915-079


LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, this is number 157. Miniature Book. 7/8 x 3/4 inches. (32) pp. Hand-colored illustrations by Amanda Goldman; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped dark blue leather; binding square and tight. SIGNED by Jane Bernier on colophon. Fine. The classic children's story of Cinderella, with illustrations by Amanda Goldman. Jane Bernier wrote and published dollhouse scale miniature books under her imprint Borrower's Press. REFERENCE: Bradbury... View more info

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Lullabies.

By: Carol Cunningham (1925-2013).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Mill Valley,, Sunflower Press,: 1984

Seller ID: IY915-150


LIMITED EDITION of 100, this is number 45. Miniature Book. 2 3/4 x 2 5/8 inches. Unpaginated. [24] pp. Illustrated half-title, text in blue ink, headpieces and illustrations in gilt; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-patterned blue paper boards, paper label on front cover; binding square and tight, minor shelf wear. SIGNED by author on colophon. SCARCE. Very Good. Designed and printed letterpress by Carol Cunningham at Sunflower Press. A beautifully produced collecti... View more info

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A Visit From St. Nicholas.... With Original Cuts, Designed and Engraved by Boyd.

By: Clement Clarke Moore (1779-1863).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London:, The British Library, Reference Division Publications, Printed by The Paragon Press,: 1981.

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: GO62412-1


LIMITATION NOT STATED of this SCARCE Christmas Card printed for the Board of Trustees of the British Library for distribution to their special friends. Accordion Fold Pamphlet. 5 3/4 x 4 3/8 inches. 15, [1 blank] panels. Printed in black and brick-red inks, decorative initial and tailpiece in brick-red ink, 6 engraved cuts printed in black; text unmarked, small pencil notation on front cover (this can be erased). 1 long folded sheet with 7 folds forming 8 panels, pr... View more info

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The Lullaby Book of Poems.

By: Eugene Field (1850-1895).

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL:, The Schori Press,: 1963

Seller ID: IY915-244


LIMITED EDITION of numbered 600 copies, this copy is out of sequence. Oblong Miniature Book. 2 x 2 3/16 inches. Unpaginated. [64] pp. Frontispiece of a baby sleeping, repeated as tailpieces throughout, text printed within blue borders; text clean, unmarked. Full navy leather, stamped in gilt and 3 colors, marbled end papers, papers speckled in silver, top edge gilt; binding square and tight, minor shelf wear, inner hinges and edges of end papers toned. Mel Kavin's... View more info

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Circus Day.

By: George Ade (1899-1944).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brook, IN:, The George Ade Memorial Assn., Inc.,: 1983

Seller ID: IY915-080


Miniature Book. 2 3/8 x 2 inches. 128 pp. Frontispiece, illustrations by John T. McCutcheon; text clean, unmarked. Perfect bound, printed yellow wrappers; binding square and tight, shelf wear. Mel Kavin's copy. Very Good. Facsimile Edition. Originally published in 1903, in the Werner Company Little Folks Library Series, Circus Day is a children's book written by George Ade that opens a window on what it was like for children when the circus came to town in late n... View more info

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Jabberwocky, the Famous Mock Heroic Epic.

By: Lewis Carroll (1832-1898).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Rosemead, CA:, Bookhaven Press,: 1971

Seller ID: IY915-131


LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, this is number 293. Oblong Miniature Book. 1 3/4 x 2 5/8 inches. (43) pp. Illustrations by Pall Bohne in green throughout, glossary; text clean, unmarked, pages lightly toned. Quarter burgundy sliver leather titled in gilt, French-made marbled paper over boards; binding square and tight, light shelf wear. Mel Kavin's copy. Very Good. Lewis Carroll's famous poem "Jabberwocky," with illustrations, comments, and a glossary by Pall Bohn... View more info