Author:William M. Cheney (1907-2002)

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Autobiography of W. M. C.

By: William M. Cheney (1907-2002).

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Downey:, Dawson's Book Shop,: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: OG914-028

Condition: Used: Like New


FIRST EDITION. Miniature Book. 3 x 2 1/2 inches. [ii], 26, [ix] pp. Frontispiece slate cut by David Kindersley March 1967, Cheney's printers device on title page, black-and-white photograph of Cheney as a child on p. 4, a photo essay of 6 black-and-white photographs on how to print; text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, Cheney's printers device on front cover, gilt spine; binding square and tight. OG914-028. Fine. Printing by William M. Cheney, lithography and paper... View more info

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Some Minor Book Plates. Introduction by Audrey Arellanes

By: William M. Cheney (1907-2002).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Dawson's Book Shop,: 1975

Seller ID: OG914-084

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of "somewhat under 200 copies." Miniature Book. 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches. (x), (25) pp. 23 bookplates; text clean, unmarked. Gray cloth, gilt-titled spine; binding square and tight, minor shelf wear. Very Good. Colophon. A collection of 23 bookplates designed by William M. Cheney. "The miniature bookplates in this volume, designed by William Cheney, aptly meet the criteria set by [Edward Gordon] Craig (1872-1966)); in addition they possess two elemen... View more info

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H. Dickson Arkwright's Digest of a Journey Lately Undergone.

By: William M. Cheney (1907-2002).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Eagle Rock:, Dawson's Book Shop,: 1977

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: OG914-073

Condition: Used: Very Good


SECOND EDITION. Miniature Book. 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 inches. [iii], viii, 20 pp. Text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, gilt-titled spine; binding square and tight, shelf wear. Insert laid in. Very Good. H. Dickson Arkwright is a pseudonym for H. Richard Archer. Includes a 4-page "Carp's Gloss to Arkwright" which offers a key to interpreting the personalities chronicled in the Digest of a Journey Lately Undergone. It is speculated in the Gloss that this second edition was... View more info

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Some Minor Book Plates. Introduction by Audrey Arellanes

By: William M. Cheney (1907-2002).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Dawson's Book Shop,: 1975

Seller ID: IY915-211

Condition: Used: Like New


Miniature Book. 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches. (x), (25) pp. Introduction by Audrey Arellanes, 23 bookplates; text clean, unmarked. Gray-blue cloth boards, gilt-titled spine; binding square and tight. Fine. LIMITED EDITION of "somewhat under 200 copies," printed for Dawson's Book Shop by William M. Cheney; it contains a collection of 23 bookplates designed by William M. Cheney. "The miniature bookplates in this volume, designed by William Cheney, aptly meet the criteria se... View more info

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Book of Pictures and Wise Words.

By: William M. Cheney (1907-2002).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Dawson's Book Shop,: 1976

Seller ID: IY915-069

Condition: Used: Like New


Miniature Book. 1 x 7/8 inches. (27) pp. Black-and-white illustrations throughout; text clean, unmarked. Printed paper over boards; binding square and tight. Fine. Bound by Bela Blau. A collection of children's nursery rhymes, accompanied by illustrations. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 683. View more info