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Miniatures Books & Ephemera

Miniature Books: 4,000 Years of Tiny Treasures

Miniature Books: 4,000 Years of Tiny Treasures

by Bromer, Anne C. and Julian I. Edison

NY: Abrams and The Grolier Club, 2007. Claes, Edgard. Small quarto. 215pp. One of 250 deluxe copies for sale, signed by the authors and including a facsimile of the book in miniature format. Lavishly illustrated in full color throughout, this set won first place in the Gift Book category at the prestigious New York Book Show in March 2008. Beyond its award-winning interior design, this copy has been specially bound by Brother Edgard Claes of the Holy Cross Fathers in Diest, Belgium. Claes' kinetic... Read more
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$22,500.00
The Autobiography of Robert Hutchings Goddard, Father of the Space Age. Early Years to 1927 [Design Binding]

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

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
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$7,000.00
The Whirligig Id And Other Regressions [ Signed Miniature Book] Bookseller  Poems Included

The Whirligig Id And Other Regressions [ Signed Miniature Book] Bookseller Poems Included

by Irwin, Frank

Franklin N H: The Hillside Press,. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1961. Hardcover. 52, [1] pages; Limited ed 131/350 signed by author on limitation page. 2 3/8 x 1 7/8" Various interesting verses includes- "the Bookseller". And two others of bibliographers. ; Signed by Author .
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$98.00
Teddy Bear and Friends, August 1996

Teddy Bear and Friends, August 1996

Magazine. new. New/old stock
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$7.95
Miniature Gazette 1981 Spring vol 9 #3

Miniature Gazette 1981 Spring vol 9 #3

by anon

1981. Miniature Gazette 1981 Spring vol 9 #3, 98 pages, paperback, Who is the dolls cobbler, and Roaring Twenties Houseparty, holed for 3 ring binder, illustrated in color and b/w photos.
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$3.96
A TAIL OF TWO FROGS

A TAIL OF TWO FROGS

by Gotthold, Peggy

Covelo, California: Two Thumbs Press, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Illustrated with block prints by the author. [Covelo, California]: Two Thumbs Press, 1985. First edition. "Printed on Arches text in Veronese and Greco bold types in an edition of 99 while serving as an apprentice at The Yolla Bolly Press, Fall 85. This is copy number 59." Original tan paper-covered boards (3 1/8" x 4"), with green stamping. A fine copy. Signed by Author.
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$75.00
Three Gay Tales From Grimm (1943, Coward McCann W/ DJ)

Three Gay Tales From Grimm (1943, Coward McCann W/ DJ)

by Ga'g, Wanda

Exlib. Good+/Good- DJ protected in mylar wrap. Three Tales from the Brothers Grimm, Translated and illustrated with woodcuts by Wanda Ga'g, author of "Millions of Cats". 1943 Coward-McCann, Inc. First Edition, Stated Fifth Printing Thus. A solid, clean copy in a Rare/Scarce original dust jacket. Un-clipped. Original price $2.00.
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$200.00
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

by Ga'g, Wanda

Exlib. Good- Condition/ Good- Condition DJ. 1938. Coward-McCann, Inc. First Edition, 18th Printing Thus. A clean, solid copy. The beloved tale as the Grimm Brothers set it down, accompanied by perfect pictures." Translated and illustrated with woodcuts by author Wanda Ga'g. DJ flaps have been trimmed by library. DJ protected by mylar. (Please see our photos.)
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$400.00
A Picture For Harold's Room (1960 Harper & Bros. First Edition)

A Picture For Harold's Room (1960 Harper & Bros. First Edition)

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.
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$300.00
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
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$1,200.00
Dressing Dolls

Dressing Dolls

by Roth, Charlene Davis

Hardback. new/fair/poor. New old stock, wear and tear to dust jacket
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$39.95
A Book in Hand

A Book in Hand

by von Phitzer, Juniper/Marvin Hiemstra

San Francisco: Juniper von Phitzer, 1999. First Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine. Marcie Collin. A miniature accordion-fold memento (3" x 2.25"), bound between stiff brown covers; serves as prospectus for the book 'Juniper von Phitzer Press: A Bibliography' by Robert F. Orr Hanson. In a small plastic envelope with a JVP label on it. About fine. Has a pasted-in title page with a graphic of books and cats; a 'rear-ispiece' of cats at the press by Marcie Collin; and old scenes of... Read more
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$45.00
A-Hunting of the Deer

A-Hunting of the Deer

by Warner, Charles Dudley

New Britain, Conn.: REM, 1985. Hardcover. Very Good+. Miniature, 1 7/8" x 1 3/4". VG+ in slipcase w/ paste-on title. Brown leather, paper label on cover with drawing of a deer, tipped in photo of deer as frontispiece. 1 of 300 copies.
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$50.00
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
THE JACK BOOK.

THE JACK BOOK.

by ANONYMOUS. Illustrated by Dorothy Furniss. Miniature book.:

London, Anthony Treherne & Co. Ltd, (1905).. FIRST EDITION (1905), miniature book, 79 x 79 mm, 3 x 3 inches, grass green cloth, red, black and white illustration to upper cover, top edges red, 83 pages. 20 very jolly colour plates each facing text or verse, both printed on thick card, 1 side only. Contains Jack and the Beanstalk, Jack the Giant Killer and 2 nursery rhymes featuring Jack. 4 very small barely visible splashes to upper cover, no inscriptions. A near Fine clean tight copy, quite scarce.... Read more
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£325.00
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 Elephant's Child

The Elephant's Child

by Kipling, Rudyard

Berkeley: Poole Press, 1990. Limited Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Maryline Poole Adams. Limited Edition, No. 22 of 100 SIGNED by Poole Adams on limitation page; Kipling's story illustrated with wood engravings by Poole Adams; a miniature book, measuring 2.75in x 2in, illustrated red boards; vg (cocked; boards bowed; corners worn; pencil price erased from first blank flyleaf); 39pp.
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$100.00
Little Picture Bible and New Testament; The Little Picture Bible / The Little Picture Testament

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 2.5"), 191pp, [1p ads]; [1]-191pp, [1p ads]. Green cloth, title on spine in gilt, spine recased with cloth laid down. Two volumes bound together in this publication. Frontispiece portrait with tissue cover, numerous full page illustrations. Bookplate on... Read more
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$1,450.00
Snow Season

Snow Season

by Rye, Francis & Bliss Carmen

Margaret Challenger, 2001. First Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine. Margaret Challenger. A handmade miniature about 2.75" x 2.25", accordion-folded between blue boards; the title page at the beginning and the colophon at the end are tipped into the folds. Hand-lettered, hand-colored, illustrated also with tiny tipped-in photos, the quotes by the two authors run side by side. This is #5/20 copies, near fine in white paper half-slipcase.
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$60.00
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
Harold's Trip To The Sky (1957, Harper & Bros First Edition)

Harold's Trip To The Sky (1957, Harper & Bros First Edition)

by Johnson, Crockett

Johnson, Crockett. Harold's Trip To The Sky. Used. First Edition. Harper & Brothers, 1957. Good Condition/ No Dust Jacket. Front cover sticker damage. A clean, solid copy. Please see our photos. Rare/Scarce.
Item Price
$100.00
THOMAS EDISON'S KINETOSCOPIC RECORD OF A SNEEZE. [MINIATURE BOOK]

THOMAS EDISON'S KINETOSCOPIC RECORD OF A SNEEZE. [MINIATURE BOOK]

by Thomas A Edison

Putney, Vt.: Optical Toys. Fine with no dust jacket. 1997. Card Covers. B&W Illustrations; 3" x 1 7/8"; Sneezing. Flip books. Toy and movable books -- Specimens. No linguistic content. Flip the pages to see Edison's movie of a sneeze. Worldcat locates just 2 copies. .
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$171.50
News-Letter of the LXIVMOS #3, March 1928

News-Letter of the LXIVMOS #3, March 1928

by Henderson, James D

Brookline, Mass.: James D. Henderson, 1928. First Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine. A single issue of perhaps the tiniest periodical ever published, 1.5" x 1". Requires a powerful magnifying glass to read. Printed on a single sheet folded once, in near fine condition.
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$100.00
MINIATURE BIBLE IN WHITE METAL CASE

MINIATURE BIBLE IN WHITE METAL CASE

by Various

Unknown. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. BIBLE; Swedish Language; 45 pages; A "White metal" (? ) miniature case in the shape of a large family bible with a hinged lid which, upon opening, reveals 45 cards with Bible quotes in Swedish, in a blue, felt-lined case. Measures 4cm x 5cm, with "IHS" on the cross on both covers, in reference to the Christogram for the Greek spelling of Jesus. No date but around 1850- 1920. Quite unusual, we are unable to... Read more
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$245.00
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