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1 Anonymous B. Franklin, Innovator. Poor Richard was a sort of historical Crusoe, prepared to new-make everything, inventive, ingenius, resourceful, competent, the living symbol of a society of Robinson Crusoes. Wood engravings by John DePol
A. R. Tommasini 1974 Paperback Collectible: Very Good None Paperback 
LIMITED EDITION of 700 copies, this is number 190. Series: Christmas Keepsake, No. 28. 12mo. 133 x 92 mm. 28, [2] pp. Illustrated throughout with color wood engravings by John DePol; text clean, un-marked. Illustrated embossed wrappers, decorative end-leaves; binding square and tight. Holiday wishes insert loosely inserted. SCARCE. Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Anonymous. Beauty: What It Is, and How to Retain It.
London: Frederik Warne and Co., 1876 Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
Series: Warne's Bijou Books. Publisher's Proof. Not Quite a Miniature Book. 3 3/4 x 2 3/3 inches. (96) pp. 2 color plates before title page; some smudges on p. 14, else text clean, unmarked. Red cloth stamped in black, paper label with color illustration on front cover, all edges gilt; binding square, inner hinge cracked, shelf wear. End-papers rubber stamped "Property Room, Not To Be Taken Away" and "Sample Copy, not to be sold". Very Good. A guide to beauty, credited to "a Lady." Contents include "Beaty of Form;" "Form and Colour;" "The Head and Hair;" "The Upper Part of the Face;" "The Lower Part of the Face;" "Complexion;" "Dress with Respect to Beauty;" and "Care of Beauty in Infancy." One in a series Warne's instructional Bijou Books. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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3 Anonymous. Cinderella: Or, the History of the Little Glass Slipper.
C. F. Braun & Co. Paperback Used: Very Good Paperback 
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 private press of C. F. Braun & Co., in Alhambra, California, and faithfully recreates the tones of the pages of the original 1800 edition used in the reproduction. Carey Stillman Bliss (1914-1994), a rare books expert and the curator of rare books at the Huntington Library, contributed an introductory note explaining the history and context of the Carey's edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Anonymous. Cinderella: Or, the History of the Little Glass Slipper.
Alhambra, CA: C. F. Braun & Co. Paperback Used: Like New Paperback 
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, California, and faithfully recreates the tones of the pages of the original 1800 edition used in the reproduction. Carey Stillman Bliss (1914-1994), a rare books expert and the curator of rare books at the Huntington Library, contributed an introductory note explaining the history and context of the Carey's edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Anonymous Dallas in 1873: An Invitation to Immigrants
Dallas, TX Stone-Inge Books 1980 First Edition, thus Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
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 end-leaves; 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 the contents of an 1873 poster designed to convince persons to move to Dallas." Bradbury. Reference: Bradbury, Twentieth Century US Miniature Books, Stone-Inge Books, No. 1, p. 286. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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6 Anonymous. Her Face My Heart.
Santa Cruz: Devil's Tail Press, 1999 Hardcover Used: Like New Hardcover 
LIMITED EDITION of 100 copies, this is number 32. Each copy has a different colored paper binding. Miniature book. 3/4 x 3/4 inches. Unpaginated. [21] pp. Text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped purple Japanese washi paper over boards; binding square and tight. Fine. Hand pressed in 6 pt Garamond and bound by Paul B. Ritscher. This is Ritscher's second letterpress miniature book. This anonymous poem first appeared in The Phoenix Nest in 1593. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Anonymous. Jane Grabhorn, Printer.
Oakland: Rather Press, 1975 Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
LIMITED EDITION of 150 copies, this is number 2. "This is an excerpt from a little book Thanks, Jane which we did as a sort of memorial to Jane Grabhorn, a witty and wise lady who helped us in our early days of bookmaking. The paper is Warren's Olde Style, the type is Centaur with Arrighi titling." Colophon. Rather Press was run by Clif and Lois Rather, who were encouraged by Glen Dawson to print their first miniature book. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century US Miniature Books, No. 1599. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Anonymous. Le Quinze Joyes de Mariage.
Paris: Editions du Rameau D'Or, Paul Cotinaud, 1945 Leather Bound Used: Very Good Leather Bound Henry Lemarie. 
LIMITED EDITION of 750 copies, this is number 458, printed on sur papier pur fil. 12mo. [x], (162), [2] pp. 76 wood engraved and hand-colored illustrations by Henry Lemarie throughout, with colored initial letters, includes an additional illustrated title page titled in red, title-page vignette, introduction by Paul Cotinaud; text clean, unmarked. Full orange calf, dark blue leather spine label titled in gilt, two yellow leather on-lays at the head and foot of spine, top edge gilt, hand-colored decorative end-papers; binding square and tight. Fine. Les Quinze Joyes de Mariage (The 15 Joys of Marriage) is an anonymous late fourteenth- or early fifteenth-century French satire in prose that presents a picture, full of sharpness and humor, on the deceits and conflicts that afflict the married state. The misogynist satire is allied to a pitiless analysis of the blindness of husbands in everyday, concrete situations. The author remains anonymous in spite of the eight lines of octosyllables placed at the end of the text that contain the name of the author. The riddle has held its secret until today, but several names have been proposed, most often Antoine de la Sale (1385-1460). Henry Lemarie (1911-1991), a French illustrator from Tours, is the most famous French miniaturist of the twentieth century; his work is highly sought after by bibliophiles. Lemarie studied classical literature under the Jesuits, then from 1930 to 1936 studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. His work is influenced by Fra Angelico, Bruegel the Elder, and other Medieval and Renaissance artists. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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9 Anonymous. Magna Carta of King John, A.D. 1215.
Worcester, MA: Achille J. St. Onge, 1965 Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
LIMITED EDITION of 1,250 copies. Miniature Book. 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 inches. 70 pp. Frontispiece Arms of King John; text clean, unmarked. Blind- and gilt-stamped beige leather, all edges gilt, decorative end pages; binding square and tight, soiling on back cover. "Ex Libris Charlotte Tamblyn Tufts" on front paste-down. Very Good. The Magna Carta (The Great Charter of Liberties) guaranteed church and aristocratic rights protected from encroachments of the monarchy. Printed from Eric Gill's Perpetua type on handmade 'Hayle' paper of the Hayle Mill, Maidstone, England, by Joh. Enschede en Zonen, Haarlem, Holland, and bound by Proost en Brandt N.V., Amsterdam, Holland. PROVENANCE: Charlotte Tamblyn Tufts (1912-2010) was born in New York City and educated at Sweet Briar College in Virginia. She and her husband, Nathan A. Tufts, Jr. moved to Burbank, CA in the 1930s. Charlotte received a masters degree in library science in 1963 and developed the Western History Room of the Burbank Public Library and was also librarian at the research library of the Southwest Museum in Highland Park, CA. Subsequently Charlotte Tufts worked for rare-manuscript dealer Doris Harris as assistant, and eventually partner. Tufts retired from employment with Doris Harris at the age of 80. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 1918. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 Anonymous The Agincourt Carole
San Francisco Bird in Hand Press 1973 First Edition Hardcover New Hardcover Bruce Wm Bradley 
24mo. 128 x 116 mm. [12] pp. Blue linoleum-cut illustrations throughout; text clean, un-marked. Decorative paper over boards, title printed on front cover with double-lion illustration printed in blue ; binding square and tight. From the colophon: “The anonymous 15th century text, AGINCOURT, was hand set in American Uncial with the Latin refrain in QUADRATA; {a privately cast type face by Paul Duensing}, illustrations were cut in linoleum by Bruce Wm. Bradley. The book was completed at the Bird in Hand Press, San Francisco, in late Aguust 1973.” Fine. Your order receives my personal attention. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 Anonymous. The Antique Collector Guide to Date Marks & Symbols on Chinese Porcelain and on Chinese Art.
London: The Antique Collector, LTD., 1950 Hardcover Used: Like New Hardcover 
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 to identify and date early Chinese porcelain and antiques. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Anonymous. The Antique Collector Guide to Date Marks & Symbols on Chinese Porcelain and on Chinese Art.
London: The Antique Collector, LTD., 1950 Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
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). It is a guide for antique collectors to identify and date early Chinese porcelain and antiques. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Anonymous. Youthful Recreations. Preface by Justin G. Schiller.
Dallas: The Somesuch Press, 1986 Hardcover Used: Like New Hardcover 
LIMITED EDITION of 275 copies, this is number 173. Miniature Book. 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 inches. Unpaginated. [40] pp. Frontispiece, black-and-white illustrations throughout; text clean, unmarked. Full blue leather, gilt-titled spine, Battersea hand-color enamel plaque by Halcyon Days Enamels in Bilston mounted on front cover, illustrated end papers; binding square and tight. Housed in blue paper-covered slipcase with marbled interior. INSCRIBED by Justin G. Schiller to "Hilda - who has helped educate me about old children's books." SIGNED by Susan Acker and Justin Schiller on colophon. Fine. Designed and printed by Susan Acker at the Feathered Serpent Press, slipcase designed by Joe D'ambrosio. This edition was reprinted from a copy in the possession of Stanley Marcus. It has been reduced by one third and typeset to reproduce the original spacing and punctuation. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century US Miniature Books, No. 3328. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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