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H. Dickson Arkwright's Digest of a Journey Lately Undergone

H. Dickson Arkwright's Digest of a Journey Lately Undergone

by William M. Cheney (1907-2002)

Eagle Rock:: Dawson's Book Shop,, 1977. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. SECOND EDITION. Miniature Book. 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 inches. [iii], viii, 20 pp. Text clean, unmarked. Brown cloth, gilt-titled spine; binding square and tight, shelf wear. Insert laid in. Very Good. H. Dickson Arkwright is a pseudonym for H. Richard Archer. Includes a 4-page "Carp's Gloss to Arkwright" which offers a key to interpreting the personalities chronicled in the Digest of a Journey Lately... Read more
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$75.00
A Song of Singing

A Song of Singing

by Leslie Nelson

Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Acceptable. Signed. Miniature Book. 2 3/4 x 1 15/16 inches. Unpaginated. [24, last a blank] pp. Accordion-fold text block printed in various colors including musical decorations; text clean, unmarked. Covers made of polymer clay in various colors, printed paper front cover label, musical microchip embedded behind the front end-paper, the ends of the accordion strip forms the end-papers; the battery in the musical micro-chip is dead, the rear... Read more
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$20.00
Making and Dressing Dolls' House Dolls in One Twelfth Scale

Making and Dressing Dolls' House Dolls in One Twelfth Scale

by Atkinson, Sue

David & Charles Publishers, Newton Abbot, United Kingdom, 1992. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 192 pages. This book is in good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the book. The spine of the book is in strong condition and the dust jacket is generally unmarked. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Ex-libris sticker of previous owner on title page. Items are shipped same day or next business day and are shipped... Read more
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AU$32.95
Miniatures: How to Make Them, Use Them & Sell Them

Miniatures: How to Make Them, Use Them & Sell Them

by Meras, Phyllis

Houghton Mifflin, 1976. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. Illustrated with black & white photographs and drawings. Book is in very good condition with moderate edge wear, rubbed and bumped at edges and corners. Some age discoloration to spine and back cover.
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$7.50
Father Was a Dictator

Father Was a Dictator

by Francis J. Weber (b. 1933)

San Fernando, CA:: Junipero Serra Press,, 1983. Hardcover. Very Good. LIMITED EDITION of 350 copies. Oblong Miniature Book. 2 3/8 x 3 1/16 inches. [ii], (16) pp. Decorative initials in purple; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped black leather, all edges gilt; binding square and tight, shelf wear. Very Good. Designed and printed by Francis Braun. Father Weber's reflections upon his own father, who "was something of a dictator. He insisted on discipline in our home because of his... Read more
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$65.00
Mother Goose

Mother Goose

by Thomas Atwill Neal (1910-2000)

Los Angeles:: Worldhouse Publishers,, 1978. Hardcover. Very Good. LIMITED EDITION. Miniature book. 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 inches. (32) pp. Hand-colored illustrations throughout; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped brown leather, hand-colored dust jacket; binding square and tight, inner hinge cracked. Original drawing by TAN on front free end paper. GO615-009. Very Good. "The verses and drawings in this little book are of a different interpretation from those found in conventional Mother Goose... Read more
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$45.00
Silver Bindings from the Cornelius J. Hauck Collection at the Cincinnati Historical Society

Silver Bindings from the Cornelius J. Hauck Collection at the Cincinnati Historical Society

by Miriam Irwin

Cincinnati, OH: Mosaic Press, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. FIRST EDITION of this miniature book about silver used in bookbindings. Miniature Book. 3 x 2 3/8 inches. Unpaginated. [48] pp. 17 black-and-white photographs; text clean, unmarked. Silver stamped black cloth; binding square and tight. Fine. Cover design by Louise Bange, printing arranged by F. James Geers & Co., typeset in Century Schoolbook by Jay Kathman at Quality Typesetting, hand-bound by Hugo Grummich at the... Read more
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$24.00
The Blocksberg Tryst

The Blocksberg Tryst

by Frank Irwin (d. 1980)

Franklin, NH:: The Hillside Press,, 1963. Hardcover. Very Good. LIMITED EDITION of 310 copies, this is number 246. Miniature Book. 2 3/8 x 2 inches. [x], (71) pp. Frontispiece, 3 illustrations; text clean, unmarked. Quarter black leather, decorative cloth boards; binding square, covers lightly toned. SIGNED by Frank Irwin on limitation statement. Very Good. Printed with handset Bulmer Roman type. Five short stories of magic and witchcraft, including, "Peyote and Pomade." REFERENCE:... Read more
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$60.00
Wm. M. Cheney

Wm. M. Cheney

by Muir Dawson (1922-2005), Glen Dawson (1912-2016), Robert C. Bradbury (1899-1985), introduction and compiler

Pasadena, CA: The Castle Press, 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. Miniature Book. 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 inches. [iv], 61, [3] pp. Half-title, frontispiece Auk's Press printer's device, a picture of the Auk at the type case with a press in the background on page 30, Castle Press Printer's device on colophon; text clean, unmarked. Blue cloth over boards, marbled end papers, gilt-titled spine; binding square and tight. Glen Dawson's copy... Read more
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$40.00
The Fisherman and His Wife.  Translated by Gisela Rausch

The Fisherman and His Wife. Translated by Gisela Rausch

by Otto Runge (1777-1810)

Morro Bay:: Tabula Rasa Press,, 1984. Hardcover. Very Good. R. J. Tully. LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies this is number 139, type hand-set in 10 point Egmont. Miniature Book. 2 9/16 x 2 3/8 inches. 93, [1 blank] pp. Half-title, double-page title page printed in red and black with a silhouette illustration, 5 decorative initials, 7 full-page illustrations; text clean, unmarked. Quarter light blue calf, marbled paper over boards, spine titled in silver; binding square, light wear to spine. Very Good.... Read more
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$40.00
Bibliography of the Ash Ranch Press

Bibliography of the Ash Ranch Press

by Don Hildreth (d. 1991)

N.P: Miniature Book Society, Inc, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. Miniature Book. 2 3/4 x 3 inches. (xviii), (35) pp. Mounted color photograph frontispiece portrait of Don Hildreth, Ash Ranch Press printer's device on title page, embellishments throughout in brown ink, illustrations in black and brown; text clean, unmarked. Black cloth boards, printed metal plate on front cover, marbled end papers; binding square and tight. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. RGKK819-126.... Read more
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$30.00
Four Views of Kealakekua Bay

Four Views of Kealakekua Bay

by Peter and Donna Thomas

Santa Cruz, CA: Peter and Donna Thomas, 1998. First Edition. Miniature Book. Like New. Miniature Book. 2 7/8 x 1 3/4 inches. Unpaginated. This book is printed in a long scroll of hand-made paper printed on one side, 2 multi-colored linocuts, title printed in red ink; text clean, unmarked. Decorative paper over boards, wooden frame holds a dowel in place which can be turned to retract the unfurled scroll which has a metal dowel at the far end, illustrated paper label on front cover; binding square and... Read more
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$500.00
Center Alley

Center Alley

by Anomalous (pseudonym for John P. Lathourakis)

Morro Bay:: Tabula Rasa Press,, 1983. Hardcover. Like New. LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, this is number 3. Illustrated by Robert "Rosey" Rosenthal. Miniature Book 2 1/16 x 2 1/16 inches. 43, [1] pp. Half-title, frontispiece, 5 illustrations (1 double-page); text clean, unmarked. Quarter blue cloth, marbled paper over boards, spine titled in white, blue end-papers; binding square and tight. Fine. A phonetic retelling of the Cinderella story. Bradbury, 20th Century US Miniature Books,... Read more
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$65.00
King George VI.  The Prime Minister's Broadcast, February 7, 1952

King George VI. The Prime Minister's Broadcast, February 7, 1952

by Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Worcester, MA:: Achille J. St. Onge,, 1952. Hardcover. Like New. Miniature Book. 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 inches. [vi], 27, [3] pp. 2 black-and-white portraits of George VI, including a frontispiece by Yousuf Karsh of Ottawa and a full-page portrait by Dorothy Wilding of London; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped dark red crushed morocco bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, all edges gilt, patterned paper end-leaves; binding square and tight. Fine. LIMITED EDITION of 750 copies, this is the first American... Read more
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$700.00
The Quirky Phonetic Alphabet

The Quirky Phonetic Alphabet

by Gemma Black, calligrapher

Canberra, Australia:: Bookarts Press,, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies, this is number 387. Miniature Book. 2 13/16 x 1 7/8 inches. (38) pp. Title page in calligraphy in two colors, color initial letters with accompanying text; text clean, unmarked. Brown decorative paper over boards, brown leather spine label, printed paper front cover label, end-papers match the paper on the boards; binding square and tight. Fine. Produced in color photocopy from original... Read more
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$65.00
Chicago

Chicago

by Carl Sandburg (1878-1967)

Fullerton, CA: Lorson's Books & Prints, 1993. First Edition, thus. Paperback. Very Good. Miniature Book. 2 3/4 x 2 inches. Unpaginated. [11] pp. Half title, frontispiece designed by Vance Gerry, tailpiece; text clean, unmarked. Decorative brown wrappers, printed paper label on front cover; binding square and tight, light foxing to front label. SA1019-051. Very Good. LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies, designed by Vance Gerry and printed by Patrick Reagh. Carl Sandburg was a three-time Pulitzer... Read more
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$30.00
THE LITTLE PICTURE BIBLE.  (Cover title: Child's Picture Bible).

THE LITTLE PICTURE BIBLE. (Cover title: Child's Picture Bible).

by CHILD, Isabella. Miniature book.:

London, Charles Tilt, Fleet Street, (1839).. In the Tilt's Hand-books for Children series, printed by C. Whittingham, inscribed February 1839 on front pastedown, miniature book approximately 78 x 62 mm, 3 x 2½ inches (cover size), frontispiece of the Royal Psalmist, vignette on title page and 46 very good full page illustrations, printed 1 side only, pages: 191, (1) - publisher's advert listing the first 6 titles in this series, ours being the first on the list. Bound in the original publisher's... Read more
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£195.00
THE WALLYPUG BOOK.

THE WALLYPUG BOOK.

by FARROW, G. E. Illustrated by Harry Furniss. Miniature book.:

London, Anthony Treherne & Co. Ltd, (1905).. SECOND EDITION (stated on title page), circa 1905, miniature book, 79 x 79 mm, 3 x 3 inches, pale green cloth, yellow, red and black illustration to upper cover, top edges red, 83 pages. 20 very jolly lively colour plates each facing a 4 line verse, all printed on thick card, 1 side only. All the people and creatures are the subjects of King Wallypug of Why. There are dressed pigs, folk from Japan, a hippotamus, a crocodile, a salamander and a newspaper... Read more
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£185.00
Bibliography of the Hillside Press, 1971-1980

Bibliography of the Hillside Press, 1971-1980

by Eleanor I. Irwin

Buffalo, NY: The Hillside Press, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Miniature Book. 2 1/2 x 2 inches. xv, (52) pp. Half title, frontispiece, table of contents, black-and-white illustrations throughout; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped red leather boards; binding tight although slightly cocked, hinges lightly stressed. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. RGKK819-089. Very Good. LIMITED EDITION of 300 copies, this is copy 136. This is the second bibliography of the Hillside... Read more
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$35.00
THE LITTLE PICTURE BIBLE.  (Cover title: Child's Picture Bible).

THE LITTLE PICTURE BIBLE. (Cover title: Child's Picture Bible).

by CHILD, Isabella. Miniature book.:

London, Charles Tilt, Fleet Street, (1839).. In the Tilt's Hand-books for Children series, printed by C. Whittingham. Inscribed June 1839 in ink and pencil on front pastedown, miniature book approximately 78 x 62 mm, 3 x 2½ inches (cover size), frontispiece of the Royal Psalmist, vignette on title page and 46 very good full page illustrations, printed 1 side only, pages: 191, (1) - publisher's advert listing the first 6 titles in this series, ours being the first on the list. Bound in the original... Read more
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£240.00
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.
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$34.95
The Lady of Shalott by Tennyson

The Lady of Shalott by Tennyson

by Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)

Shaker Heights, OH: Wind & Harlot Press, 1992. First Edition, thus. Hardcover. Like New. Signed. LIMITED EDITION of 27 copies, this is number 20, SIGNED by Robert Baris on the colophon, printed in Centaur Type on Arches paper. Oblong Miniature Book. 1 15/16 x 2 1/8 inches. 19 pp. Red uncial initials heading 4 sections; text clean, unmarked. Brown paper over boards, author's name on printed paper spine label; binding square and tight. SIGNED by Robert Baris on the colophon. GK519-013. Fine. This... Read more
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$75.00
A Token for Children: Being an Exact Account of the Conversion, Holy and Exemplary Lives, and Joyful Deaths of Several Young Children. In Two Parts

A Token for Children: Being an Exact Account of the Conversion, Holy and Exemplary Lives, and Joyful Deaths of Several Young Children. In Two Parts

by James Janeway (1636-1674)

London: Christie's Bible-Warehouse, circa 1840. Hardcover. Good. Miniature Book. 2 3/16 x 1 1/4 inches. 208 pp. With an introductory text "To all Parents, School-Masters, and School-Mistresses"; text unmarked, pages lightly toned. Full red morocco with gilt borders to covers, spine decorated in gilt, all edges gilt; soiling and shelf wear to covers, text block curls at the fore-edge. Ownership and gift inscriptions on front paste-down. BSC320-001. Good. LATER EDITION of James... Read more
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$320.00
Los Angeles, A Bicentennial Salute

Los Angeles, A Bicentennial Salute

by Francis J. Weber (b. 1933)

San Buenaventura:: Junipero Serra Press,, 1981. Hardcover. Like New. LIMITED EDITION of 500 copies. Miniature Book. 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 inches. [iv], (22) pp. Title page with City of Los Angeles seal in red ink, decorative initials in red; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped gray leather, all edges gilt; binding square and tight, very minor shelf wear. Comes in a printed envelope with title and seal of the City of California. OG914-010. Fine. Designed by Francis Braun. First published by Charles... Read more
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$50.00
Native Californians

Native Californians

by Zolkoski, Edwin

Morro Bay, Cal.: Tabula Rasa, 1987. 1st, a miniature of 2.5" square bound in off-white linen with marbled endpapers, near fine. This is #72/400 copies.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Illus. by Carollynn Stalder.
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$40.00