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Rare Miniatures Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

These tiny books served the practical purpose of being easily concealed or transported, but their diminutive size also engages the imagination beyond their practical purposes.



MOTHER GOOSE; THE STORY OF THE THREE BEARS; THE STORY OF CINDERELLA; THE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE KITTENS; THE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS; THE STORY OF THE SMALL LITTLE RED HEN. by MINIATURE FAIRY TALE BOOKS.:

New York, Stoll & Edwards Co., Inc., (1921).. Edition unknown, copyright 1921, 6 miniature paperback books, approximately 72 x 55 mm, 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 inches, white thin paper covers each with coloured illustration and title on upper cover, bound with singl...

From Roger Middleton

£145.00


Red Ammonite. by Essig, Daniel, Graeme Priddle and Melissa Engler

Asheville, North Carolina:: Daniel Essig,, 2016.. One-of-a-kind. Miniature: 2.4 x 2.8 x 1.5"; 13 sections of black paper leaves. Carved and painted maple, handmade paper, ammonite fossil. Exposed Coptic binding with leather strap and pin closure. Da...

From Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers, LLC

$1,500.00


Homo anatomicus or zodiac man from a French book of hours. by [Hardouin Brothers]

Paris: Hardouin, 16th century. Single leaf from a French book of hours, printed on vellum and hand illuminated (185 x 115 mm). Professionally mounted, framed and glazed using archival materials. On the recto, a depiction of the "anatomical man" as a skel...

From Alembic Rare Books

£1,000.00


Mite Series in Tartan

Glasgow: Bryce, David, & Son, 1905. Five miniature volumes. (127); (127); (240); (384); (127)pp. The volumes included are: Golden Thoughts from Great Authors; Witty, Humorous, and Merry Thoughts; Robert Burns' Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect; The ...

From Bromer Booksellers

$2,000.00


English-French French-English Midget Series Dictionary by Burgess & Bowes Ltd [Editor]

A near fine red cloth bound softcover, completely revised and corrected.25.000 Words with Dialogues, ets. Containing Automobile Terms, Dialogues, Geographical and Christian Names, Photographic Terms, Etc....

From BOOKSTALLblog

€100.00


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 ...

From Archive

$60,000.00


The New Testament (Miniature)

The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Translated out of the original greek. Authorized King James Version. Eyre & Spottiswoode Publishers, London, n.d. 6,6x4,5 cm. --- Full text of New Testament in english. Leather bound with silver fron...

From Pelargos Bookstore, MBS

€120.00


Manuscript Ibadat

1930. (110)pp. This Islamic devotional text is calligraphed in black and red and accented with blue and burnished gold. Illuminated with a hand-colored calligraphic frontispiece illustration in gold, blue, green, and purple ink. One section of the text o...

From Bromer Booksellers

$4,500.00


The " Petites Heures " of Charles VIII of France, Book of Hours (use of Paris); in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment

BOOK DESCRIPTION: THE "PETITES HEURES" CHARLES VIII OF FRANCE; TINY BOOK OF HOURS FOR THE PERSONAL USE OF A KING. In Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment, France, Paris, c. 1490-1493 (before 1494). Dimensions 73 x 49 mm., 206 folios, complete, writt...

From Les Enluminures

$575,000.00


Miniature Book Society 2018 Conclave - Keepsakes by Various

Miniature Book Society, 2018. A collection of miniature books issued as keepsakes at the MBS Conclave in 2018. About 25 items including the following: Miniature Mayhem at Monticello by Rick Hill (Capital Hill Press - 1 of 80 copies); Hooks and Loops by J...

From The Kelmscott Bookshop

$150.00


THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, and administration of the Holy Communion,... together with the psalter or psalms of David, ... but without the prefaces, portions of the calendar, some of the occasional services, and articles of religion. by Miniature book of Common Prayer.:

London, Eyre & Spottiswoode (Bible Warehouse Limited), 33 Paternoster Row, E.C., Edinburgh & New York, (1895).. Edition unknown circa 1895 printed by Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd (702 PAGE VERSION), miniature book approximately 53 x 45 mm, 2 1/8 x 1¾ inches,...

From Roger Middleton

£145.00


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 throu...

From CraigsClassics

$195.00


BOWSEY MEETS A DUNCE CAP; PINKY KITTEN'S PARTY; TINY DUCK IS UNHAPPY; TEDDY BEAR TALES; THE LITTLE PIRATE and 23 further titles. by MINIATURE CHILDREN'S COLOUR ILLUSTRATED PAPERBACKS (28).:

(Kenosha, WI, Samuel Lowe Company) (1940).. Circa 1940, no printing history in the books, 28 miniature paperbacks 70 x 54 mm, 2¾ x 2 1/8 inches, 10 pages including insides of covers, coloured illustrations throughout including some full page, bound in c...

From Roger Middleton

£100.00


FLOWER TALK. by CLEMENTS, A. (illustrator). Miniature book.:

Bristol, Lilliput Press, 1986.. FIRST EDITION 1986, 20 x 20 mm, 13/16 x 13/16 of an inch (cover size), miniature fold out concertina book of 25 pages, 24 delicately hand coloured including the title page, plus colophon page, bound into original publisher...

From Roger Middleton

£145.00


Little Fur Family (1946 Harper & Brothers 1st. Ed., 1946) by Brown, Margaret Wise

Brown, Margaret Wise: Little Fur Family. Harper & Brothers 1946 1st Edition. ILLUSTRATED BY GARTH WILLIAMS. Childrens Book. Used. Good Condition/ No dust jacket or fur is included. A nice find. 6 ¼ X 8 ¾. Printed in the United States of America. $350.0...

From Mary Riversong

$320.00


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