Author:Francis J. Weber (b. 1933)

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Little is Beautiful, or Make Mine a Small One. With an Appended Bibliography Compiled by Robert F. Hanson

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ellenton, FL, Opuscula Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GK319-001

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches. xii, 170 pp. Half-title, photographic frontispiece illustration of the Francis J. Weber collection at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California, appended bibliography of 100 items; text clean, unmarked. Perfect-bound red wrappers; binding square and tight. GK319-001. Very Good. This volume details the history, context, and process of miniature book collecting by renowned archivist, priest, and book collector, Monsignor Francis J. Weber. Weber, the prolific author of nearly 130 limited-edition miniature books and an additional seventy books on Cath... View more info

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Hollywood's "Padre of the Films."

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Dawson's Book Shop: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CGSZ118-022

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 600 copies, of which 50 were for sale. Printed and bound by Cathay Press Limited of Hong Kong. Miniature Book. 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches. [iv], (21) pp. Photographic frontispiece, 2 black-and-white illustrations; text clean, unmarked. Full green cloth over boards, green end-papers; binding square and tight. Previous owner?s notes in pencil on rear end papers. CGSZ118-022. Fine. Francis J. Weber writes about Monsignor John J. Devlin, who was born in Cork, Ireland. Devlin was a liaison between the Catholic Church and the motion picture industry, and spearheaded the founding of th... View more info

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Pope John Paul II at San Fernando Mission

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Fernando, CA, Junipero Serra Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: RGKK819-013

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 400 copies, designed by Roger Pennels. Miniature Book. 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 inches. [iv], (24) pp. Half-title, frontispiece, printer's device on title page, 1 illustration, 1 initial in red; text clean, un-marked. Gilt-stamped white morocco, all edges gilt, John Paul II's bookplate on front paste-down; binding square tight. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. RGKK819-013. Fine. Contains Msgr. Weber's account of John Paul II's visit to the San Fernando Mission on September 16, 1987, what led up to the visit, and what it meant in the life of the author. REFERENCE: Bradbu... View more info

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Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the United States: A Personal Memoir

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Fernando, CA, Junipero Serra Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: RGKK819-032

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies designed and printed letterpress by Regis Graden at the Nut Quad Press using Caslon typeface on Mohawk Softwhite Acid Free Text paper, bound by Mariana Blau. Miniature Book. 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 inches. [iv], (14) pp. Half-title, U.S. postage stamp frontispiece, Junipero Serra Press printer's device on last page; text clean, unmarked. Quarter black leather, gilt-titled spine, decorative paper over boards; binding square and tight. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. RGKK819-032. Fine. Recounts Father Weber's personal encounter with the Chief Justice of the U... View more info

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Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the United States: A Personal Memoir

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Fernando, CA, Junipero Serra Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: RGKK819-033

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies designed and printed letterpress by Regis Graden at the Nut Quad Press using Caslon typeface on Mohawk Softwhite Acid Free Text paper, bound by Mariana Blau. Miniature Book. 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 inches. [iv], (14) pp. Half-title, U.S. postage stamp frontispiece, Junipero Serra Press printer's device on last page; text clean, unmarked. Quarter black leather, gilt-titled spine, decorative paper over boards; binding square and tight. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. RGKK819-033. Fine. Recounts Father Weber's personal encounter with the Chief Justice of the U... View more info

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The Shroud of Turin

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles CA, MarMichel Press: 1999

Seller ID: RGKK819-015

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies, designed and printed letterpress by Regis Graden at Nut Quad Press, and bound by Marianna Blau. Miniature Book. 2 11/16 x 2 1/8 inches. [vi], 11, [1] pp. Half-title, frontispiece Italian postage stamp with image of the Duomo di Torino with the face on the Shroud above, decorative initial; text clean, un-marked. Two toned cloth stamped in gilt on the top cover; binding square and tight. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. Bookplate of Michele McGarry Crahan, and inscription, "Love Chrissy" on the verso of the title page. RGKK819-015. Very Good. Provid... View more info

Following Bernhardt Wall, 1872-1956. Bio-Bibliographical Sketch.

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933).

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Austin, TX:, The Book Club of Texas,: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FZ315-001

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 195 copies, this copy is not numbered. Designed and typeset at the Castle Press, Pasadena, CA, printed letterpress by Patrick Reagh Printers, Inc., of Glendale, CA. 4to. 11 3/4 x 9 inches. viii, (85), [1 blank] pp. Limitation page, black-and-white frontispiece portait of Wall, title page printed within a ruled border and with a vignette of an etcher at work, 9 etchings tipped-in at pages 1, 9, 15, 21, 25, 29, 45, 51, and 61, 5 photogravure reproductions printed by the Flatbed Press of Austin, TX, bibliography; text clean, unmarked. Gray cloth spine over boards by Crai... View more info

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Los Angeles, A Bicentennial Salute.

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Buenaventura:, Junipero Serra Press,: 1981

Seller ID: OG914-010

Condition: Used: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. Miniature Book. 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 inches. [iv], (22) pp. Title page with City of Los Angeles seal in red ink, decorative initials in red; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped gray leather, all edges gilt; binding square and tight, very minor shelf wear. Comes in a printed envelope with title and seal of the City of California. OG914-010. Fine. Designed by Francis Braun. First published by Charles Fletcher Lummis in Out West Vol. XXX, (April, 1909), pp. 227-257. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century US Miniature Books, No. 3130. View more info

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Los Angeles, A Bicentennial Salute.

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Buenaventura:, Junipero Serra Press,: 1981

Seller ID: OG914-050

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. Miniature Book. 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 inches. [iv], (22) pp. Title page with City of Los Angeles seal in red ink, decorative initials in red; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped gray leather, all edges gilt; binding square and tight, very minor shelf wear. OG914-050. Very Good. Designed by Francis Braun. First published by Charles Fletcher Lummis in Out West Vol. XXX, (April, 1909), pp. 227-257. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century US Miniature Books, No. 3130. View more info

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An Earthquake Memoir.

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Dawson's Book Shop,: 1971

Seller ID: CGSZ118-008

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 400 copies, of which 100 were offered for sale. Miniature Book. 2 15/16 x 2 3/16 inches. [vi], (21) pp. Photographic frontispiece tipped in, black-and-white illustration on copyright page; text clean, unmarked. Red cloth, red end-papers; binding square and tight, some soiling to the cloth on the covers. Very Good. Printed by Cathay Press, Hong Kong. Rev. Francis J. Weber recalls his experience of the Sylmar Earthquake in February, 1971. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 3073. View more info

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California on United States Postage Stamps.

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Worcester, MA:, Achille J. St. Onge,: 1975

Seller ID: GO1115-003

Condition: Used: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 1,500 copies. Not Quite a Miniature Book. 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches. (70) pp. 6-cent Missionary Bell US postage stamp frontispiece, black-and-white facsimiles of postage stamps throughout with captions on opposing pages; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped full blue calf, all edges gilt; binding square and tight. Fine. Printed from Spectrum type by Joh. Enschede en Zonen, Haarlem, Holland, and bound by Reliure d'Art du Centre in Limoges, France. This book is a survey of United States postage stamps that feature California. It was published by Achille J. St. Onge. Franci... View more info

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Mayor of Indianapolis, Father Joseph F. Weber.

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Worcester, MA:, Achille J. St. Onge,: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: OG914-052a

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies. Miniature Book. 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 inches. (28) pp. Black-and-white frontispiece portrait of Joseph P. Weber tipped-in, city of Indianapolis seal on title page; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled full black leather, all edges gilt; binding square and tight, minor shelf wear. Compliments card laid in. OG914-052a. Very Good. Printed from Lutetia type by Joh. Enschede in Zonen, Haarlem, Holland and bound by Reliure d'Art du Centre in Limoges, France. This volume tells the story of how Father Joseph F. Weber functioned as Mayor of West Indianapolis by direct mandat... View more info

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The Holy Year of 1983-1984

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Fernando, CA, Junipero Serra Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: OG914-024a

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, designed by Francis Braun. Miniature Book. 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 inches. [iv], (23) pp. Postage stamp mounted as frontispiece; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped purple leather, all edges gilt; binding square and tight. Fine. A history of Holy Years produced when Pope John Paul II declared 1983 - 1984 a Holy Year with the theme "reconciliation." REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 3117. View more info

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El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe.

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Buenaventura:, Junipero Serra Press,: 1978

Seller ID: OG914-037

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies. Oblong Miniature Book. 2 3/16 x 2 7/8 inches. [ii], (26) pp. 13-cent United States postage stamp mounted as frontispiece, printer's device on title page; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped blue leather, all edges gilt, blue end papers; binding square and tight, front cover bowed, with minor scratches. OG914-037. Very Good. Designed by Francis Braun. This is a history of El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe, the oldest civil settlement in Alta California. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 3095. View more info

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El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe.

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Buenaventura:, Junipero Serra Press,: 1978

Seller ID: OG914-031

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies. Oblong Miniature Book. 2 3/16 x 2 7/8 inches. [ii], (26) pp. 13-cent United States postage stamp mounted as frontispiece, printer's device on title page; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped blue leather, all edges gilt, blue end papers; binding square and tight, some small scratches on back cover. OG914-031. Very Good. Designed by Francis Braun. This is a history of El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe, the oldest civil settlement in Alta California. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 3095. View more info

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El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe.

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Buenaventura:, Junipero Serra Press,: 1978

Seller ID: OG914-033

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies. Oblong Miniature Book. 2 3/16 x 2 7/8 inches. [ii], (26) pp. 13-cent United States postage stamp mounted as frontispiece, printer's device on title page; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped blue leather, all edges gilt, blue end papers; binding square and tight, some scratches on front cover. OG914-033. Very Good. Designed by Francis Braun. This is a history of El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe, the oldest civil settlement in Alta California. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 3095. View more info

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El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe.

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Buenaventura:, Junipero Serra Press,: 1978

Seller ID: OG914-035

Condition: Used: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies. Oblong Miniature Book. 2 3/16 x 2 7/8 inches. [ii], (26) pp. 13-cent United States postage stamp mounted as frontispiece, printer's device on title page; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped blue leather, all edges gilt, blue end papers; binding square and tight. OG914-035. Fine. Designed by Francis Braun. This is a history of El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe, the oldest civil settlement in Alta California. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 3095. View more info

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El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe.

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Buenaventura:, Junipero Serra Press,: 1978

Seller ID: OG914-036

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies. Oblong Miniature Book. 2 3/16 x 2 7/8 inches. [ii], (26) pp. 13-cent United States postage stamp mounted as frontispiece, printer's device on title page; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped blue leather, all edges gilt, blue end papers; binding square and tight, some minor scratches on covers. OG914-036. Very Good. Designed by Francis Braun. This is a history of El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe, the oldest civil settlement in Alta California. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 3095. View more info

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Up 65 Years to Larchmont.

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933).

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Bela Blau,: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: OG914-047

Condition: Used: Like New


FIRST EDITION. Miniature Book. 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches. (31) pp. Preliminaries printed in red and gilt, "65 years," frontispiece by Tom Neal, red ornamentation on title page; text clean, unmarked. Gilt leather boards, decorative end papers; binding square and tight. Fine. Handset, printed, and bound by Bela Blau. Contains stories of the peregrinations of Dawson's Book Shop throughout Los Angeles. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century US Miniature Books, No. 3169. View more info

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An Earthquake Memoir.

By: Francis J. Weber (b. 1933).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Dawson's Book Shop,: 1971

Seller ID: OG914-053

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 400 copies, of which 100 were offered for sale. Miniature Book. 2 15/16 x 2 3/16 inches. [vi], (21) pp. Photographic frontispiece tipped in, black-and-white illustration on copyright page; text clean, unmarked. Red cloth, red end papers; binding square and tight, corners rubbed. Very Good. Printed by Cathay Press, Hong Kong. Rev. Francis J. Weber recalls his experience of the Sylmar Earthquake in February, 1971. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 3073. View more info