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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.

Bryce's Thumb English Dictionary (Miniature)

Comprising: Besides the ordinary and newest words in the language, short explanations of a large number of scientific, philosophical, literary, and technical terms. 386 pp. 5,8x4,5 cm. David Bryce and Son, Glasgow, n.d. (1890-1900) --- Full leather, gilt…

From Pelargos Bookstore, MBS


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.…



Little Leather Library 23 Book Collection of Miniature Books by Tennyson, Longfellow, Thoreau, Kipling, Burns, Doyle (Various Classics)

Twenty three green and copper colored miniature books. They appear to be from the 20's as well.Book ends Not Included. 1. The Coming of Arthur - Tennyson 2. Fifty Best Poems of America 3. Lays of Ancient Rome - Macaulay 4. Short Stories - Guy De Maupassan…

From booksnvintage


The One Hundred and Nineteenth Psalm

Miniature octavo, 54 x 72 mm (2.125 x 2.4 in); 60 pages; gilt-stamped limp leather; worn and soiled, but decent condition overall. OCLC locates AAS only.…

From Archway Books


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


Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Ga'g, Wanda

Exlib. SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS. Good- Condition/ Good- Condition DJ. 1938. Coward-McCann, Inc. First Edition, 18th Impression Thus. A clean, solid copy. The beloved tale as the Grimm Brothers set it down, accompanied by perfect pictures." Translat…

From Mary Riversong Books


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



Amerikaniscen Traktatgesellschaft (American Tract Society), New York: No date. ca. 1850-60s. Presumed first edition. Condition: Very Good. 126 pp (missing pages 127-128 from original printing). Text block has gold gilt top, bottom and fore edges. Page…

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Portrait of a standing yong female with long hair holding a clip, signed: Raqm i kamineh (R) by Safavid Isfahan school of painting

Painting. Very Good. No Binding. Signed by Illustrator(s). 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Central panel: 17.5x6.5 cm. Leaf: 24.5x16.5 cm. illustrated with animal and floral motifs. The portrait is tiny signed at the mid-right: "Raqm kamineh R.". Ink drawing …

From Archive


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…

From CraigsClassics


The Bible in Miniature; Or, A Concise History of the Old and New Testaments (Miniature)

188 pp. 5,2x4,5 cm. With 9 full-page engravings in-text. Printed by H. Mozley, Gainsborough, 1815. --- Leather bound (modern binding). Gilt lettering on spine. Trace of tape on first engraving. A note written on the last two blank pages, before endpapers…

From Pelargos Bookstore, MBS


KING GEORGE VI. The Prime Minister's Broadcast February 7, 1952, by The Right Honourable Winston S. Churchill by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. SPENCER

Achille J. St. Onge. Worcester. Massachusetts, USA. 1952. FIRST EDITION. Miniature book. (2.4 x 1.6 inches). vi, 27, ii pp. One of 750 copies, bound in original full red morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe of London. Printed at the Chiswick Press, on hand m…

From Paul Foster Books


Little Picture Bible and New Testament; The Little Picture Bible / The Little Picture Testament by [Roosevelt, Franklin + Eleanor] Child, Isabella

London: Charles Tilt, 1839. Tilt's Hand-Books for Children. Cloth. Very good. From the personal library of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, the Little Picture Bible and New Testament by Isabella Child, signed by Eleanor Roosevelt.. Miniature book (3" x 2…

From The First Edition Rare Books, LLC


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.…

From Mary Riversong Books



Pittsburgh, PA: Jones & Laughlins Steel , 1878. The RARE Third Edition, 1878. A true miniature, 4.1275 cm x 6.35 cm, bound in flexible leather tooled in gilt front cover, tooled in blind rear, all edges gilt, no slipcase present. Very Good, rubbing to…

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


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