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A Christmas Carol
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A Christmas Carol

By Dickens, Charles

Philadelphia, PA: Running Press, 1990 Miniature hardcover edition . Retold by Jane Parker Resnick. Gift note. 157 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 3 in. x 3 in..

$20.00

Ste Anne De Beaupre Souvenir; Miniature Prayerbook (Devotions and Prayers for Catholics)

Belgium, 1937 Original black faux leather on flexible card. No writing or damage. Patterned endpapers. Imprimatur 1924 and 1937. Made in Belgium. Morning Prayers, Night Prayers, The Angelus, The De profundis, Prayers at Mass, Vesper Service, Four Anthems, Benediction, Litany of the B. Virgin, Adoremus, The Holy Rosary, and The Way of the Cross. All edges gilt. 124 pp.. Souvenir. Flexible Faux Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Uncredited Drawings. 1 1/2 x 2 Inches.

$95.00

Carmen (Miniature Library)
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Carmen (Miniature Library)

By Merimee, Prosper

N.Y.: Little Leather Library Corp. Original red faux leather on flexible card. Tiny chip out of each endpaper. Back cover rubbed. 117 small pages. Ends with the maxim, "No fly can enter a closed mouth.". Flexible Faux Leather. Good/No Jacket. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall.

$15.00

Two Friends; and Kind Little James
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Two Friends; and Kind Little James

N.Y.: Kiggins & Kellogg Original green soft cover. Ca. 1850. Second Series, No. 8. Frontispiece plus four illustrations. Miniature or toy book with two stories with morals.. Bound by means of a single thread connecting two holes in the spine. Slightly soiled. 16 pp. Back cover is a company ad and notice of publication of Redfield's Toy Books in Four Series of 12 books each.. Soft Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall.

$25.00

Lord Halifax's Character of King Charles the Second
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Lord Halifax's Character of King Charles the Second

By Savile, George (Whibley, Charles, Ed.)

London: Peter Davies, 1927 Original salmon-coloured paper covered boards with green illustration and lettering. Ragged dust jacket is in two pieces laid in to front of book. Slight discolourations at top and bottom of spine. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. The book belonged to Joan Foster, one of the daughters of the Honourable Walter Foster, Premier on New Brunswick from 1917 to 1923, and later Senator of Canada. This small book measures 3 1/4" by 5" and is part of the "Little Books" series edited by Charles Whibley. It is a reprint of a book originally published in 1750. The series was limited to 2000 copies of each book. 82 pages. Please see our listing for another Whibley Little Book: "Lord Chesterfield's Characters." . Limited Edition(Unnumbered). Paper Covered Boards. Good Plus/Poor. Illus. by B/W Drawing . 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall.

$15.00

Thoughts from Carlyle
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Thoughts from Carlyle

By Du Breull, Alice Jouveau (Ed.)

Edinburgh: Nimmo, May, and Mitchell Original soft green suede leather with fine, blindstamped border front and back. Prose selections from various works of Thomas Carlyle. All edges gilt. Feathered endpapers. Cover spots (See photo). 160 pp. Miniature.. The Miniature Series. Flexible Leather. Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Uncredited. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall.

$25.00

Pell's Notes, August, 1910; Vol. XIII, No. 1
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Pell's Notes, August, 1910; Vol. XIII, No. 1

By Pell, Edward Leigh (ed.)

Richmond, VA: Robert Harding Company, 1910 Original grey soft card covers with white lettering. Clean and sound. No biography found on Pell, but available references suggest that he was a popular preacher at the beginning of the 20th Century. This booklet carries a religious theme overall. 96 pp.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

$45.00

A Manual for Holy Communion
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A Manual for Holy Communion

By Baynes, Rev. R.H.

N.Y.: E.P. Dutton, 1879 Original brown cloth decorated in black and lettered in gilt on boards. No DJ. "At the Communion Time", a tiny ritual for Holy Communion in the Church of England. St. Luke's (Portland) bookplate and small stamp on cover. Preface by Lord Bishop of Derry, Right Rev. W. Alexander. Handling soil, no extraneous marks or damage. 114 pp. plus ads.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. Ex-Library.

$40.00