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The Paper-Making Rhyme

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Published
1988
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$175.00

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Santa Cruz: Good Book Press, 1988. Thomas, Peter & Donna. (33)pp. One of 150 copies. A nonsense rhyme, illustrated with photographs of the printer, Peter Thomas, at the Renaissance Pleasure Faire. Printed by letterpress on Peter's handmade paper, with five samples of his handmade papers tipped-in. Fine in lilac colored boards. (2 15/16 by 1 15/16; 75x49mm.). … Read more
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JLW-GBS 2 Letters

by Weygand, James Lamar

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Published
1976
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$225.00

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Nappanee: Press of the Indiana Kid, 1976. (10)pp. One of forty-five copies. A miniature recollection of the printer's brief correspondence with George Bernard Shaw. Bound in leather-backed marbled boards lightly rubbed, else near fine. (2 3/4 by 1 7/8; 70x48mm).
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$225.00
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Notes from a Christmas Kitchen

by Grace, Sandra

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Published
1993
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$125.00

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(San Diego): Twin Heart Press, 1993. (32)pp., frenchfold. One of 100 copies. A sweetly illustrated compendium of holiday recipes for cakes, loaves, roasted nuts, and the like. Bound in paper over boards with dust wrapper illustrated in imitation of lace. Some staining to wrapper, else near fine. (1 13/16 by 1 3/8; 47x38mm).
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$125.00
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We Shall Pay Any Price, Bear Any Burden: John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1917-1963

by Newman, Ralph Geoffrey

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Published
1988
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$350.00

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(Evanston, IL): Press of Ward Schori, 1988. Schori, Ward. xvi, 29pp. From an edition of 300 copies, this is one of 100 deluxe copies in a slipcase with a Kennedy medallion encased in its front cover. A tribute to the young president with a frontispiece illustration of Kennedy and the White House by Elise Lerman. Bound by Hugo… Read more
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$350.00
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Aluminium Konferencia (International Aluminium Conferences in Hungary)

by Domony, Dr. András

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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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Money to Burn

by Weygand, James Lamar

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Published
1972
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$250.00

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(Nappanee): Press of the Indiana Kid, 1972. 24pp. One of 100 copies printed and bound by James Lamar Weygand. A humorous discourse on the re-use of paper currency between the years 1866 and 1943, with a foldout facsimile advertisement from 1906 and an envelope at the back of the book containing shredded paper money residue. Fine in printed boards.… Read more
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$250.00
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The Whole Benefits that Paper Brings, by Thomas Churchyard

by Churchyard, Thomas

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
2002
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$450.00

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(West Yorkshire): Fleece Press, 2002. Christmas, Anthony. (64)ff. From an edition of 285, this is one of 100 copies for which Stephen Byrne made a delightful miniature paper mould, with true papermakers' copper mesh, to accompany the book. A reprint of Churchyard's 1588 ode to papermaking, printed on handmade paper and illustrated with eight wood engravings by Anthony Christmas… Read more
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$450.00
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(Exeter, NH): C. Norris & Co, 1812. 142pp. A charming thumb Bible, with significant stories told in prose and supplements with references to verses. Bound in full brown leather with gilt decorations to spine and covers, including the monogram "E. L." to upper cover. Rear flyleaf torn and small chip to front flyleaf, some foxing, else a sturdy, near… Read more
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$650.00
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Lincoln Messages

by Lincoln, Abraham

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Published
1940
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$375.00

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(Arkansas): Randle, Burt, 1940. (16)ff. Contains the Gettysburg Address, and a letter to Mrs. Bixby of Boston, the mother of five slain Union soldiers. All photographed from the handwriting of this Arkansas farmer who won a "Ripley's Believe It or Not" prize for writing on a postage stamp. Fine in blue leather with white title label, and wire spring… Read more
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$375.00
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Search for an Albion

by Weygand, James Lamar

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1963
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$225.00

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Nappanee: Press of the Indiana Kid, 1963. (26)pp. One of 100 copies. Weygand's first miniature book recounts the search for and history of the Albion Press he found in England. Illustrated with cuts of different printing presses. Slight split between frontispiece and title page, else nearly fine in pictorial boards. (2 5/8 by 1 7/8; 66x46mm).
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$225.00
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Complete set of Daisy and Dot books, by Aunt Fanny

by Barrow, Frances Elizabeth

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Bromer Booksellers
Published
1866
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$5,500.00

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Buffalo: Breed & Lent, 1866. Daisy No. 1; Daisy No. 2; Daisy & Dot; Daisy's Kittens; Daisy's Death; Dot. Six volumes, complete. Each volume contains 64pp. In the first issue of The Miniature Book Collector, Ruth Adomeit devoted several pages to the series of books published by Breed and Butler, and recounted her discovery of this series, which are… Read more
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$5,500.00
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Cocktails and How to Make Them

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Published
1914
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$250.00

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Providence: Livermore & Knight, 1914. 74pp. Printed in red and black. A handy compendium of cocktail recipies for the aspiring mixologist. Bound in green and red paper with gilt titling. Faintest rubbing to corners, else fine. All edges red. (2 1/16 by 1 3/4; 52x45mm).
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Herb Cookery

by Bernier, Jane

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Published
1975
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$150.00

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Winterport, ME: Borrower's Press, 1975. 28pp. One of 200 copies, numbered and signed by Jane Bernier. Miniature guide to herbs and their uses. Bound in green buckram. A very fine copy of the second book of the Press. (Bradbury, p. 31). (1 by 7/8; 25 x 22mm).
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Celia Fiennes: A Record of 17th Century Papermaking

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Published
1990
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$175.00

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Santa Cruz, CA: Thomas, Peter and Donna, 1990. (22)pp. One of 200 copies. The biography and footnotes to the text were written by Peter Thomas, and the illustrations were cut by Donna Thomas. Includes a seventeenth-century paper sample made by Ray Tomasso. The book is letterpress printed on paper trimmed from the margins of an incomplete copy of Keble's… Read more
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$175.00
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El Libro de Misa de los Niños

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Published
1860
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$600.00

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Madrid, 1860. 122pp., + six plates. The Catholic mass is here reduced to its essential points, understandable to children. The plates illustrate familiar scenes, such as the Ascension, the Crucifixion, and the woman at the well. In red morocco wallet--style binding decorated with gilt, including a splendid image of the Virgin Mary on the rear cover. Leather of rear… Read more
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$600.00
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Eine Kurzgefasste Geschichte der Bible

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Published
1811
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$1,850.00

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Philadelphia: Conrad Zentler, 1811. (vi), 106pp. Engraved frontispiece, plus nine further engravings, each depicting biblical scenes, such as the ascension of Elijah and the birth of Christ. A famous Thumb Bible; according to Bradbury, the first foreign religious miniature book printed in America. Originally bound in red leather, this copy has been rebound in mid nineteenth-century black leather and… Read more
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$1,850.00
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The Infant's Cabinet of Various Objects

by Marshall, John

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Published
1976
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$475.00

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London (but Hertfordshire): John Marshall (but Anne and Peter Stockham), 1976. One of forty-eight copies. In this "cabinet," there are two miniature books and a collection of twenty-eight hand-colored engravings of the objects listed in the books. The books are bound in full leather, one maroon and one orange. The whole is boxed in a cloth-covered blue slipcase with… Read more
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$475.00
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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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Doll's Primer

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Published
1931
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$750.00

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Collingswood, NJ: Washburn, William Lewis, 1931. One of 61 copies. Signed and inscribed by Washburn on the front free endpaper. A miniature ABC with letter on each page printed in red, with a girl's name beneath, followed by numbers and an abbreviated story of the little red hen. Bound in printed light blue paper over boards, a fine copy… Read more
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$750.00
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Memories: An Anthology

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Published
1965
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$175.00

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Evanston, IL: Schori Press, 1965. 45pp. One of 150 copies bound by J. Diez. Nostalgic snippets of poetry by various authors, from Shakespeare to A. E. Housman. The page numbers and other little accents are printed in turquoise. Bound in purple morocco with gilt-outlined floral image at upper cover. Faded soiling to edges, else near fine. A.e.g.(1 3/4 by… Read more
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