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Psalme XXIII from the Bay Psalm Book

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Muir Dawson: 1960

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: CGSZ817-001

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


No Limitation Stated. Miniature Book. 3 1/16 x 2 1/4 inches. [iv], (vii) pp. Text elegantly printed in black and red inks; text clean, unmarked. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight, very light toning along spine and head of front cover. Ink correction on colophon. Very Good. "Printed by Muir Dawson from 'The Whole Book of Psalmes Faithfully Translated into English Metre.' (Cambridge) 1640." Colophon. "This version of the loved 23rd Psalm is in meter & was sung by the Puritans in Massachusetts. It is reprinted from the first book to be printed in, as well as first ... View more info

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The Ten Commandments

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles CA, Bela Blau,: 1965

Seller ID: RGKK819-065

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


NO LIMITATION STATED, handset, printed, and bound by Bela Blau in Hebrew and English. Miniature Book. 1 x 1 3/4 inches. (28) pp. Portrait of Moses, Hebrew text of the 10 commandments printed within a ruled border; text clean, unmarked, pages lightly toned. Gilt-stamped dark green leather, decorative end-papers; binding square and tight, minor use wear. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. RGKK819-065. Very Good. A tiny edition at 1 inch tall; this is the second miniature book produced by Bela Blau. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 408. View more info

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The Ten Commandments

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles CA, Bela Blau: 1965

Seller ID: RGKK819-066

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


NO LIMITATION STATED, handset, printed, and bound by Bela Blau in Hebrew and English. Miniature Book. 1 x 1 3/4 inches. (28) pp. Portrait of Moses, Hebrew text of the 10 commandments printed within a ruled border; text clean, unmarked, pages lightly toned. Gilt-stamped dark blue leather, marbled end-papers; binding square and tight, minor use wear. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. RGKK819-066. Very Good. A tiny edition at 1 inch tall; this is the second miniature book produced by Bela Blau. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 408. View more info

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The Ten Commandments

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Los Angeles CA, Bela Blau: 1971

Seller ID: RGKK819-064

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


NO LIMITATION STATED, handset, printed, and bound by Bela Blau in Hebrew and English, for the Bar Mitzvah of Steven Supowitz, July 31, 1971. Miniature Book. 1 9/16 x 1 1/8 inches. (22) pp. Color illustration of Moses, Hebrew text of the 10 commandments printed within a ruled border; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped vellum, decorative end-papers; binding square and tight, light use wear. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. RGKK819-064. Very Good. A lovely edition. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, p. 27. View more info

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The Ten Commandments

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Los Angeles CA, Bela Blau: 1965

Seller ID: RGKK819-067

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


NO LIMITATION STATED, handset, printed, and bound by Bela Blau in Hebrew and English. Miniature Book. 1 x 1 3/4 inches. (28) pp. Portrait of Moses, Hebrew text of the 10 commandments printed within a ruled border; text clean, unmarked, pages lightly toned. Gilt-stamped dark blue leather, marbled end-papers; binding square and tight, minor use wear. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. RGKK819-067. Very Good. A tiny edition at 1 inch tall; this is the second miniature book produced by Bela Blau. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 408. View more info

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Galleria Dantesca Microscopica

By: N/A

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Milan, Ulrico Hoepli: 1880

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: SA1019-030

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Miniature Book. 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 inches. Unpaginated. [74] pp. Half-title, title page printed in red and black inks, 30 original photographic images mounted on plates with tissue guards, decorative initials, tailpieces, index; text unmarked, title page repaired with cellophane tape with corresponding toning, pages toned, some leaves with small marginal chips, text and tissue guard torn at images 15 and 16, ms. notation on half-title. Full tan morocco, elaborately gilt, raised bands, tan leather spine label titled in blind, red leather onlays within a medallion in the center panel of both the fron... 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

Condition: Used: Like New


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 the centuries and in many languages in a storytelling tradition that continues to this day. Many of the tales are characteriz... 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

Condition: Used: Like New


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 the centuries and in many languages in a storytelling tradition that continues to this day. Many of the tales are characteriz... View more info

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The Lady of Shalott by Tennyson

By: Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Shaker Heights, OH, Wind & Harlot Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition, thus

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: GK519-013

Condition: Collectible: Like New


LIMITED EDITION of 27 copies, this is number 20, SIGNED by Robert Baris on the colophon, printed in Centaur Type on Arches paper. Oblong Miniature Book. 1 15/16 x 2 1/8 inches. 19 pp. Red uncial initials heading 4 sections; text clean, unmarked. Brown paper over boards, author's name on printed paper spine label; binding square and tight. SIGNED by Robert Baris on the colophon. GK519-013. Fine. This is the fourteenth miniature book produced by Wind & Harlot Press. The Lady of Shalott is one of Tennyson's best-known romantic poems. Robert Baris is the proprietor of his private press, Wind & Ha... 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

Condition: Used: Very Good


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 illustrations; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped red cloth; bindings slightly askew, front paste-down beginning to come up. SIGNED ... View more info

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A Horseman in the Sky

By: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Skokie, IL, The Black Cat Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: SA1019-043

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Miniature Book. 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 inches. [xii], (34) pp. Half-title, dedication page, engraved frontispiece, title page printed in black and blue inks with small vignette, Foreword by G. Harvey Petty, tailpiece; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped blue leather, decorative end-papers; binding square and tight, covers lightly soiled. SA1019-043. Very Good. LIMITED EDITION of 249 copies, design and calligraphy by G. Harvey Petty, printing on Strathmore Text paper by the Schori Press, binding, production by Norman Forgue. One of Ambrose Bierce's most read stories, A Horseman in the Sky (1899) is a viv... 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

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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. Fine. A silly phonetic retelling of Goldy Locks and the Three Bears. Bradbury, 20th Century US Miniature Books, No. 1746. 8 c... 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

Condition: Collectible: Like New


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

Condition: Used: Very Good


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 the contents of an 1873 poster designed to convince persons to move to Dallas." Bradbury. Reference: Bradbury, 20th-Ce... 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

Condition: Used: Very Good


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 18... 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

Condition: Used: Like New


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 Blis... 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

Condition: Used: Like New


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. 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

Condition: Used: Very Good


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. View more info

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Youthful Recreations. Preface by Justin G. Schiller.

By: Anonymous.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Dallas:, The Somesuch Press,: 1986

Seller ID: OG914-054

Condition: Used: Like New


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 colopho... View more info

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He Is Nothing But A Little Boy.

By: Anonymous.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Skokie, IL:, Black Cat Press,: 1980

Seller ID: IY915-118

Condition: Used: Very Good


LIMITED EDITION of 249 copies. Miniature Book. 5/8 x 3/4 inches. Unpaginated. [34] pp. Frontispiece and decorative initial in black, white, and blue; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped white leather, light blue end papers; binding square and tight, small cracks along spine. Very Good. Designed by Norman Forgue, bound by Bela Blau. Illustrated by Barbara J. Raheb. A short story to a son from a father. Author unknown. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 1348. View more info