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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.

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


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


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....



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


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


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


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


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...

From Monkey House 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


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


Feed the Bees. by ENGLISH, Andy

The Isle Handpress, 2018. One of 20 handcoloured copies, of a total edition of 120. Printed from 4 engraved blocks on Mohawk superfine paper and hand coloured by the artist. Printed on an Albion Handpress. Concertina style book with boards covered in mar...



De La Rue's Improved Condensed Diary and Engagement Book - Finger Shape - 1889 by William Godward (ed.)

De La Rue's Improved Condensed Diary and Engagement Book - Finger Shape - 1889 - Edited by William Godward, London. Black leather binding with embossed gilt design and matching case/sleeve.  Some wear along edges, as seen in photos, binding is tight, pag...

From Rachel Smith 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


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


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


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