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Miniature Books: 4,000 Years of Tiny Treasures

by Bromer, Anne C. and Julian I. Edison

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Published
2007
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$22,500.00

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NY: Abrams and The Grolier Club, 2007. Claes, Edgard. Small quarto. 215pp. One of 250 deluxe copies for sale, signed by the authors and including a facsimile of the book in miniature format. Lavishly illustrated in full color throughout, this set won first place in the Gift Book category at the prestigious New York Book Show in March 2008.… Read more
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$22,500.00
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Abeceda Iniciál Cyrilla Boudy

by Bouda, Cyril

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1929
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$1,500.00

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(Prague): Státní tiskárna, 1929. Cohen, Claudia. 64mo. (64)pp. One of 270 copies. A lushly illustrated alphabet, each letter decorated with curling vegetation and curious insects, including beetles, cocoons, and a grasshopper. A thirteen-line initial opens the brief preface. Printed in red and black. This copy bound by Claudia Cohen in scarlet morocco with crisp gilt rules, spine label in… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Souvenir

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Published
1820
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$1,750.00

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Paris: Chez le Fuel, 1820. 24mo. 7ff., including title page, and pages for every month, each decorated with an engraving within a roundel. This is followed by a folded palimpsest of heavy coated ivory-colored paper with the days of the week printed in gold. This appears to have been for recording weekly appointments and other events during the… Read more
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$1,750.00
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Aluminium Konferencia (International Aluminium Conferences in Hungary)

by Domony, Dr. András

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1985
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$1,250.00

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Székesfehérvár, 1985. 106pp. One of the deluxe edition of 25 copies. This striking and novel miniature book is printed entirely on folded sheets of aluminium foil. It commemorates the 5th Aluminium Conference, which was held in Hungary in May, 1985 in order to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Hungarian aluminium metallurgy. This keepsake presents a brief summary of… Read more
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$1,250.00
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La Méthode

by Pleynet, Marcelin

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1990
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$7,500.00

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Colombes, France: Collectif Génération, 1990. Dorny, Bertrand. With imaginative engraved and blind-stamped illustrations throughout, to accompany Pleynet's modernist text. Many of the pages fold out to give the reader the feeling of discovery and thorough study. Bound in 2015 by Florent Rousseau, one of the few European binders with consistent mastery of unique materials. The volume is bound with… Read more
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$7,500.00
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972. While, Garth. Small quarto. (iv), 361pp. Morison's thorough treatise on the sociopolitical evolutions of script styles, specially bound by Garth While in full vellum. While's clever take on Morison's text sets the title and a short description over a fragmented manuscript design, all painted, with the fragments shaded in blue, fuschia, orange, yellow, and gilt.… Read more
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$3,000.00
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London: Soncino Press, 1930. Rutherston, Albert. Small quarto. xl, (3), 209pp. One of nine copies printed on Roman Vellum, signed by the editor, Cecil Roth, and the illustrator, Albert Rutherston. With fourteen full-page stencilled illustrations, plus seventy small ornaments, all in color. Rutherston's bright depictions of the Passover story, including illustrations of the Jews under Pharaoh, the parting of… Read more
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$40,000.00
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Holland Windmills

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Published
2015
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$350.00

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Kadan, Czech Republic: Jana Pribikova, 2015. (38)pp. One of six copies. Signed by Pribikova at the colophon. A concise history of Dutch windmills, with information on their locations, energy production, and various types. Delightfully bound in green morocco with red, yellow, and purple leather strips inlaid on spine over exposed orange morocco. With accompanying wooden windmill stand with burned… Read more
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$350.00
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Pervigilium Veneris

by Tiberianus

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2009
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$400.00

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NY: Russell Maret, 2009. Quarto. (9)ff. One of 100 copies, signed by the translator, Bruce Whiteman. The Latin text is opposite Whiteman's English translation, which is set in a new type, Cancellaresca Milanese, designed specifically for this edition. Bound in handmade Nepalese wrappers with paper label at upper cover. Fine.
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$400.00
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A Lied of Letterpress for Moser and McGrath

by Mandelbaum, Allen

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1980
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$550.00

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(Northampton): Pennyroyal Press, 1980. Moser, Barry. Small octavo. (20)ff. One of 100 copies, signed by the artist, author, and printer. A poetic gem about the trade by Mandelbaum, printed in four colors by Harold McGrath. Tailpiece and colophon device by Barry Moser. This is the first binding for the book in quarter-leather with handmade pastepaper boards with gilt-stamped typographic… Read more
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$550.00
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The Wild Swans

by Andersen, Hans Christian

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Published
1986
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$100.00

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(Hyattsville, MD): Rebecca Press, 1986. Chamberlain, Sarah. 87pp. One of 350 copies. Signed by the designer, Rebecca Bingham. The second in a set of three fairy tales, "in which roses are significant story elements." Illustrated with original wood engravings by Sarah Chamberlain, who signs the colophon page. Bound by Green Dragon Bindery in printed white paper covers backed in… Read more
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$100.00
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Our Lady's Choir: A Contemporary Anthology of Verse by Catholic Sisters

by Braithwaite, William Stanley (ed.)

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1931
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$350.00

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Boston: Southworth Press, 1931. Octavo. xxx, 214pp. One of fifty copies printed on Kelmscott handmade paper. Signed by Braithwaite, Hugh Francis Blunt, who wrote the Foreword, and Ralph Adams Cram, who wrote the Introduction. A broad collection of poems, largely on religious subjects, some of which reimagine often-male realms of theology through the female gaze. Braithwaite was himself an… Read more
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$350.00
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Discovering the Lost Maya Cities

by Rau, Jack

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1960
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$50.00

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NY: Pre-Columbian Press, 1960. Rau, Jack. Octavo. 31pp. One of 500 copies, signed by Rau. Drawings accompany each of the eight sites described, and a map prefaces the text. Bound in sienna boards printed with Mayan hieroglyphs. Spine slightly tilted, else near fine in near fine dust wrapper.
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$50.00
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The Alder

by Everson, William

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Published
2012
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$1,150.00

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Santa Cruz: Peter and Donna Thomas, 2012. Thomas, Donna. Small quarto. (12)ff. One of fifty copies. Illustrated througout with arboreal linoleum cuts by Donna Thomas, two of which are full-page bookends to the volume's text. Others serve as backdrop to Everson's poem, as well as the colophon, so the text appears as seen through the many branches of a… Read more
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$1,150.00
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Prières de L'Enfance

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Published
1810
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$950.00

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Paris: P. Blanchard, 1810. 189pp. Engraved frontispiece, after the painting "La Vierge à l'Enfant avec le petit saint Jean-Baptiste" by Raphael, and an engraved title page, showing a young boy dressed in a tunic and praying in a garden. A charming volume replete with prayers for all situations and events, including days of the week and various saints, in… Read more
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$950.00
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The Life & Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York

by Defoe, Daniel

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Published
1979
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$5,000.00

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London: Basilisk Press, 1979. Craig, Edward Gordon. Quarto. 180pp., + (10)ff. From an edition of 500 copies, this is one of twenty-five with ten original wood engravings bound-in subsequent to the text, five of which are signed by the book's illustrator, Edward Gordon Craig. For decades, Craig nurtured an interest in Daniel Defoe's story about the castaway Robinson Crusoe.… Read more
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$5,000.00
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Introducing Bookbinding. Together with: the original art for the dust jacket

by Robinson, Ivor

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Published
1984
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$1,250.00

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Oxford: Oxford Polytechnic Press, 1984. Robinson, Ivor. Revised first edition. Robinson's classic introduction to the craft of bookbinding, with the inclusion of the original artwork for the book's jacket design. The artwork is rendered in oil on board, painted in black and white on a gray background, and is framed in natural wood. Robinson's revised edition provides instruction not… Read more
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$1,250.00
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Pizza from Scratch

by Esslemont, David

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2017
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$5,000.00

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Decorah, IA: Solmentes Press, 2017. Esslemont, David. Oblong small quarto. (68)pp. From an edition of forty copies, this is one of five deluxe copies. Signed by artist at colophon. Thirty-six woodcut and linocut images together with separate blueprint for a pizza oven. Together, the illustrations create a visual narrative of how Esslemont grew a pizza, at every step, on… Read more
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$5,000.00
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Q.R.V.

by Gorey, Edward

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1989
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$2,500.00

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Boston: Anne & David Bromer, 1989. Claes, Edgard. (32)ff. From an edition of 400 copies, this is one of 110 hand-colored in metallic casein by the artist, and signed by him below the colophon. This Gorey rarity is bound in a one-of-a-kind designer binding by Brother Edgard Claes, a binder known for his technical proficiency and progressive style. With… Read more
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$2,500.00
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The Eclectic Abecedarium

by Gorey, Edward

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1983
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$5,500.00

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Boston: Anne & David Bromer, 1983. Wilcox, Michael. (62)pp. First edition. From an edition of 400 copies signed by Gorey, this is one of 100 copies comprising the deluxe issue with the illustrations hand-colored by him. The text is an alphabet of short humorous couplets patterned after early moral primers for children, as in "Find tasks to do While… Read more
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$5,500.00