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Twentieth Century Dolls, From Bisque to Vinyl

Twentieth Century Dolls, From Bisque to Vinyl

by Anderton, Johana Gast

Hardback. fine. New/old stock with a little shelf wear.
Item Price
$34.95
Harold's Fairy Tale

Harold's Fairy Tale

by Crockett Johnson

HAROLD'S FAIRY TALE, FURTHER ADVENTURES WITH THE PURPLE CRAYON. (1956, Harper & Bros. First Edition) Exlib. Acceptable Condition. No Dust Jacket is included. RARE.
Item Price
$225.00
The Right Shaping of Letters from the Roman Trajan Column, 114 AD

The Right Shaping of Letters from the Roman Trajan Column, 114 AD

by Challenger, Margaret

Margaret Challenger, 2000. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine. A handmade 2.25" x 2" miniature done with pigment liner, pencil and colored pencils; no printing. #8 of 10 copies bound in stiff paper wraps with a cutout silhouette, in 2 signatures separated by wooden beads on the spine. In a snug paper slipcase, all parts near fine.
Item Price
$75.00
The Rose Garden of Omar Khayyam

The Rose Garden of Omar Khayyam

by KHAYYAM, Omar

Worcester: Commonwealth Press, 1934. hardcover. near fine. 3/16 inch wide, 5/16 inch long. Full crimson morocco cover, hand sewn, printed on an ordinary press. 28pp., containing 46 choice quatrains. (Worcester: Commonwealth Press, 1934). Near fine.<br/><br/> Rose Garden Group consists of: 1. The Small Book in the World. 2. A proof sheet of four pages. 3. The definitive edition, 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 inches, with a preface explaining the small book. 4. The Mother Book of the Rose Garden, 5 x 6... Read more
Item Price
$1,500.00
The Autobiography of Robert Hutchings Goddard, Father of the Space Age. Early Years to 1927 [Design Binding in Meteorite]

The Autobiography of Robert Hutchings Goddard, Father of the Space Age. Early Years to 1927 [Design Binding in Meteorite]

by Goddard, Robert Hutchings; Meuter, Roland (binder), Gschwendtner, Arno (designer)

Worcester, MA: St. Onge, 2019. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Limited Edition. Hardcover. The original book was produced in honor of the fortieth anniversary of the launching of the first liquid-propellant rocket in 1926. This unique iteration is bound in a Muonionalusta meteorite binding with engraved lettering and an engraved portrait of Goddard on the front cover, gilt lettering to spine. Concept by Arno Gschwendtner and bound by Roland Meuter, Switzerland, 2019, one of three bindings (and one... Read more
Item Price
$7,000.00
Little Orphan Annie

Little Orphan Annie

by Harold Gray

This is a scarce "Big Little Book" copy of "LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE" by Harold Gray. Number 708. 1933 1st edition, 2nd printing (with 1928 copyright date and 3-title ad at the back of the book); Whitman Publishing Company; Racine, Wisconsin. Illustrated throughout. This title has the distinction of being the second Big Little Book ever published. The book is a reprint of the daily comic strip that appeared in the New York Daily News newspaper from October 1, 1931 to August 31, 1932. Scarce in any... Read more
Item Price
$195.00
Gems

Gems

by Bingham, Rebecca Saady

Hyattsville, Md.: Rebecca, 1983. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine. Edith Arlene Caro. 1st, a 2.75" x 2" miniature in turquoise cloth with navy leather spine, near fine. This is #48/225 copies SIGNED by the author/publisher at the colophon; it is also INSCRIBED on the blank page preceding the title.
Item Price
$75.00
Small Cuddly Toys

Small Cuddly Toys

by Greenhowe, Jean

Hardback. fine. New/old stock.
Item Price
$19.95
Tumbleweeds West: Numbers 1, 2, and 3. A Three Volume Set.

Tumbleweeds West: Numbers 1, 2, and 3. A Three Volume Set.

by Hildreth, Don

San Diego: Ash Ranch, 1988. First Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine. Three 2.25" x 2.75" miniatures bound as matchbooks, a single staple holding the pages in place. No. 1, May 1987: 1 of 250 copies. Includes 'All's Not Gold That Glitters' by Harry Oliver and 'Manana' by S. Omar Barker. No. 2, Feb. 1988: 1 of 325 copies. Includes 'How to Write a Kentucky Novel' by Cactus Jack Gaxter (aka Don Hildreth) and 'on the American Desert' by Mark Twain. It would be... Read more
Item Price
$150.00
Browning: Operation and Care of .25 Caliber Automatic Pistol

Browning: Operation and Care of .25 Caliber Automatic Pistol

St. Louis: Browning Arms Co., 1968. Soft cover. Very Good. A miniature owner's manual, 2" x 1.5", a 16-p. booklet (including covers) in vg condition. On the rear cover is a tiny bookplate, "Ex Mini-Libris Levitan", indicating it came from a collector's library of miniatures. These pistols were discontinued by Browning in 1969.
Item Price
$25.00
Credo

Credo

by Challenger, Margaret

Margaret Challenger, 2001. Soft cover. Fine. Margaret Challenger. A handmade paper box, 1" x 2" x 2.5", containing 3 unfolding Credos and a handsewn 4-p. Colophon. The Credos, illustrated with postage stamps and with hand-drawn calligraphy by Challenger, each unfold into the shape of a cross. An edition of 10 boxes was made in September 2001 to commemorate the attack on New York City. This is from the 2nd edition of 12, made in March 2002 for the 6-month anniversary; this is #2. All in... Read more
Item Price
$200.00
The Devil&#39;s Printer

The Devil's Printer

by Kent, D.L

Tarantula, 1987. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine. D.L. Kent. 1st, a miniature about 3" x 2.25", near fine in white boards.
Item Price
$45.00
Dressing Dolls

Dressing Dolls

by Roth, Charlene Davis

Paperback. good. New old stock, discoloration and crease to back cover
Item Price
$6.95
London Almanac for the Year of Christ 1814 (Miniature!)

London Almanac for the Year of Christ 1814 (Miniature!)

A charming miniature book measuring approx. 1" x 1". Bound in wine morocco wallet-style binding, flap cracked but not broken. Contents a bit loose, age-toned, final leaf split at gutter, Very good overall. Includes an engraved title and frontis, an almanac for the months of the year, tables of Kings, Queens, Mayors, Sheriffs, list of holidays, and current coins.
Item Price
$650.00
Lady Azurite

Lady Azurite

by Garske, David

Bisbee, Ariz.: Pequeno, 1992. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine. Sandy Suggitt (title page calligraphy). 1st, a 3" x 2.75" miniature, 56 pp., near fine. An azurite stone is mounted to the back cover, and each page (printed on pink 'amethyst' paper) has a circular hole in the middle to accomodate it. Bound in patterned blue cloth. This is #23/85 copies SIGNED by Garske and publisher Pat Baldwin.
Item Price
$150.00
Pictures of Animals

Pictures of Animals

Greenfield MA: A Phelps, 1845. Pamphlet. a very good copy. 18 pp. a small book [2-1/2" x 3-1/4"].
Item Price
$45.00
LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE Wee Little Books Box Set

LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE Wee Little Books Box Set

by Harold Gray

This is a scarce, complete 6-volume "LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE" Wee Little Books set by Harold Gray with original storage box. 1934; Whitman Publishing Co.; Racine, Wisconsin. All books are illustrated and in terrific condition. The set contains the following 6 books:* Little Orphan Annie Finds Mickey* Little Orphan Annie and Daddy Warbucks* Little Orphan Annie and the Lucky Knife* Little Orphan Annie and the Pinch-Pennys* Little Orphan Annie and Her Dog Sandy* Little Orphan Annie at Happy HomeCondition:"Finds... Read more
Item Price
$250.00
Little Book of Fae [Design Binding]

Little Book of Fae [Design Binding]

by Milkowski Dahlgren, Sarah; Cooksey, Gabby [binder]

Portland, ME, 2020. Unique. Hardcover. Fine in Fine Archival Box. Unique. Hardcover. "When asked, why I do what I do it is really because I love it. There is nothing quite like holding a physical book, especially when the person who made it has spent so much time lovingly putting it together. Craft is important to show where I have come from (past binders), and the design is important because that's where I'm headed (myself as an artist). I design books in a peculiar and unexpected way that makes it... Read more
Item Price
$1,200.00
Miniature Gazette 1979 Winter vol 8 #2

Miniature Gazette 1979 Winter vol 8 #2

by anon

1979. Miniature Gazette 1979 Winter vol 8 #2, 131 pages, paperback, Washingtin, DC visits Washington State, holed for 3 ring binder, illustrated in color and b/w photos.
Item Price
$3.96
Miss Tiny. General Dot. [2 miniature books]

Miss Tiny. General Dot. [2 miniature books]

Boston: D. Lothrop & Co., Publishers, 1877. Miniature hardcovers. 2 antique miniature hardcover books, tiny storybooks with line drawings, 32 pages, measuring 2""x2-3/8. Miss Tiny is brown cloth, in Fair condition, disbound but complete. General Dot is rust-colored cloth, in Good condition, with some wear to covers and a small spot on the endpaper.
Item Price
$100.00
Drawing of a seated Dervish with his followers seating in front of him and playing music, signed by Reza-i Abbasi

Drawing of a seated Dervish with his followers seating in front of him and playing music, signed by Reza-i Abbasi

by Safavid Isfahan school of painting by Reza-i Abbasi

1624 Drawing. Good. No Binding. Signed by Illustrator(s). Titled in Persian "Majlis-I yawm-I sa'id ast" (Session of the happy day), signed "Raqm Kamineh Reza-i Abbasi" and dated 1034 AH.,- 1624 AD. Measurments of drawing: 13x11.5 cm (complete page: 23x17 cm)..
Item Price
$150,000.00
Wonderful Dolls of Papier Mache

Wonderful Dolls of Papier Mache

by Gerken, Jo Elizabeth

Hardback. fine/good. Book appears like new but there is considerable wear and tear to dust jacket, though the colors are still bright.
Item Price
$134.95
A Picture For Harold's Room

A Picture For Harold's Room

by Johnson, Crockett

Johnson, Crockett: A Picture For Harold's Room, A Purple Crayon Adventure. First Edition, Harper & Brothers 1960. Ex-lib. Good Condition/ No Dust Jacket. Rare/scarce.
Item Price
$125.00
America, Guests Who Came to Dinner (and Stayed) #30 Miniature.

America, Guests Who Came to Dinner (and Stayed) #30 Miniature.

by Terry, Evelyn Patricia

Milwuakee, Wisconsin:: Evelyn Patricia Terry,, 2021.. Series Variant, each unique. 3 x 3"; 6 panels including book boards. Miniature altered book. Materials: intaglio prints, screen prints, pastel, thread, artist's hair, permanent ink. Includes collage and handwritten text. Signed by the arist. A miniature version of Terry's original serires "America, Guests Who Came to Dinner (and Stayed)." Evelyn Patricia Terry: "'America, Guests Who Came to Dinner (and... Read more
Item Price
$800.00
Quiet Times

Quiet Times

by Lowden, Adrienne & Carrie Anne Rhodes

Jaime Gonzalez, 1989. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine. Jaime Gonzalez. A handmade 1.5" x 1.75" miniature bound in fine marbled paper boards, tied with a silk cord, which unfold to reveal two short printed poems: 'Sunrise' by Rhodes and 'Haiku' by Lowden; each has a before and after assemblage of torn-paper collages making 4 different sunrises. SIGNED by Gonzales in the fold, but there is no limitation number. Near fine.
Item Price
$75.00