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No.194 of 300 copies printed on handmade paper; pp.viii(2)34 + colophon; 3 full-page illustrations in line by James O'Connor & vignettes; very good in original dark red Scottish goatskin leather, blocked in gold, prospectus laid in. Printed by James Stourton, this was the first book produced at the long-established Ampleforth Press which had hitherto printed more ephemeral pieces for the school and monastery. The printer thanks Dame Hildelith Cumming [of Stanbrook Abbey Press] 'for all her good advice'.
Mad Magazine. 1964. Good condition.
Miniature Books/The Rodale Press. 1955. H Hard Cover. Very Good. First Edition, thus.
1955 . Pushkin, Alexander. AN AMATEUR PEASANT GIRL. Miniature Books. Emmaus, PA: The Rodale Press, c1955. 43pp. illus. Ian Ribbons. 8vo. Cloth backed/illus. paper-covered boards. 8vo. E.pages slightly offset, else fine bright copy $15.00
Emmaus, PA: The Rodale Press, Miniature Books, 1955. FIRST thus. 5 x 7 1/4. Hardcover, decorated boards, corners bumped (white showing through), darker offset ffep; dj glassine, a little tattered at peripheries.
Publisher, 1955. Hardcover. Good. Good hardcover. No DJ. Pages are clean and unmarked. Covers show minor shelf wear. Binding is tight, hinges strong. Small nick on spine. Previous owner's inscription on end paper.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!
London: Miniature Books/Rodale Press, 1955. This hard cover, is in VERY GOOD CONDITION. With original glassine dust jacket in Good + condition, with edge wear/tear & light foxing, protected in a mylar cover. 43pp bound in paper and cloth over boards, with colour illustrations, has light foxing on prelims. BINDING AND HINGES STRONG AND TIGHT. No labels or inscriptions.. Hard Cover. Illus. by Ribbons, Ian. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
PA: The Rodale Press, 1955. VG-/na. Hardback. Some rubbing & edgewear; mark on bottom edge; small surface tear on pastedown inside front cover; yellowing on back endpage; overall clean & tight copy. 43 pages. Nicely illustrated.
Emmaus: Rodale/ Miniature Books, 1955. Book. Fine. hard. 1st thus. Tight, solid, no names, clean text. Beautifully produced in Great Britain Ian Ribbons artwork. fine, good+ chipped original glassine, black cloth w/ pict. bds 43 pgs.
London/ Emmaus: Rodale, 1955. Book. Illus. by Ian Ribbons. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition thus. Slim volume, black cloth spine w/ pictorial brown bds. Paper ghosts on endpapers. No names, clean text. Wit original glassine protector w/ tears. Attractive! "Miniature Books" series. 295 shelf.
Rodale Press. Good. 1955. Hardcover. Clean inside. Edges and corners bumped and freyed. The forward in this book gives some history of the era, stating that "In the year 1710 the Czar Peter the Great decided it would amuse him to have a little Negro boy about his Court. His Ambassador to Constantinople sent the Emperor an eight-year-old boy, the son of a prince of Abyssinnia. The little Negro was an immediate success"; Miniature Books .
London: Rodale Press / Miniature Books, 1955. Cloth spine, printed paper covered boards in tidy condition, a little spotting in places, contents clean. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Ribbons, Ian. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.