Miniature Books from Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB

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image of A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Principally from the Collection of The Rev. John Wesley

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New York: (1831): J. Emory and P. Waugh. 2" x 3" or 5mm x 8mm. 549pp. including index. revised and corrected with the titles of appropriate tunes, and the corresponding page of the Harmonist, prefixed to each hymn. Bound in a blue-gray cloth decorative cloth, spine lettering gilt some staining to spine and first two leaves, some light… Read more
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$150.00
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Speech of June 4th, 1940

by Churchill, Winston Spencer

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Published
1964
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$150.00

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Los Angeles: Printed at the Press in the Gatehouse, 1964. iv, 7, portrait of Churchill with the "V" sign. This the speech which when given stirred the hearts of the English people to which Halifax recognizing his personal defeat says: Lord Halifax in "The Final Hour" says Churchill 'mobilized the English language and sent it into battle'. This miniature… Read more
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Fleecestreet's Improved Pig Latin Grammar For Modern Scholars. Adapted From Gen. Cyclops Stonebone's Four Basic Dialects of Pig Latin by Judge Jason

by William, Cheney W. [pseudonyms Jason Augustus Fleecestreet and Cyclops Stonebone.]

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Published
1963
Edition
Limited Edition
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$275.00

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Los Angeles: The Press in the Gatehouse, 1963. Limited Edition. 4.2 x 6.2 cm. 30(2)pp., limited to 200 copies. Bound by Bela Blau in 1/4 dark brown morocco over marbled paper covered boards, spine lettering gilt, and sold at the Dawson Book Shop. A fine copy.
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Espanol-Ingles

by Gonzalez Agejas, Lorenzo

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$75.00

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Leipzig; Nd(ca.1920: Schmidt & Gunther. 755p. A miniature measuing 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" given to guests at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel. Copies were given to guests at the Arizona Biltmore both as a keepsake as well as a way to communicate with the large Hispanic population in Phoenix at the time. Bound in… Read more
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Monsignor Francis J. Weber: The Old Country Priest

by Cordova, Darleen

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Published
2014
Edition
First Edition
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$90.00

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Delaware, Ohio: Miniature Book Society, 2014. First Edition. 2 1/4" x 2 5/8" 47p, with colored portrait of Monsignor Weber whose own production of miniatures has been a passion and have been collected both for those of bibliography, California History, Catholic leaders and subjects as diverse as FDR and the Spruce Goose. This miniature is… Read more
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The Little Pilgrims Progress

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Published
1846
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$135.00

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Philadelphia: Smith and Peck, 1846. 6.5 x 8.2cm. 192pp., illustrated with 48 illustrations which includes the illustrated title page, bound in a gilt pictorial green cloth depicting two men, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, three small nicks to head, lacks rear free endpaper, previous owner's bookplate. A very nice copy.
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Global Stability

by Ford, Gerald R. (signed)

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Published
1981
Edition
First Edition
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$225.00

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Northridge, Ca: Lord John Press, 1981. First Edition. 5.2 x 7.5 Cm. Limited to 400 copies signed by former President Gerald R. Ford. The present copy is #270, designed and printed by Castle Press. 29pp., bound by Bela Blau in 1/2 dark blue leather over marbled paper covered boards, spine lettering gilt, printed on Warren" Olde… Read more
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The Facts About the Candidate

by Andrews, Byron

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Published
1904
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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Chicago: Sam Stone, 1904. First Edition. 5.5 x 4.7cm. no pagination, illustrated by A.J. Klapp. A promotional item used to promote Roosevelt's candidacy as president. Bound in original yellow pictorial flexible cloth depicting a bust of Roosevelt, lettering black, light chipping to foot, light damp stain to front wrap near spine. A very good copy. … Read more
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[Paris}: Np/nd (ca.1820). 1.9 x 2.8 cm. 64pp. (pages 62-64 blank) illustrated with 8 full page engraved plates, contains an almanac, bound in full red pictorial gilt morocco, one chip to from board, and two chips to rear board. [Welsh-2694] Scarce. These little books were mainly published for ladies containing love songs or verses of love. Many,… Read more
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$825.00
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Flowers & Plants on United States Postage Stamps

by Lawrence, Miriam B.

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Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB
Published
1970
Edition
Limited Edition
Item Price
$175.00

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R.I.: River's Edge Studio, 1970. Limited Edition. 5.6 x 8 cm. Limited to 500 copies printed from Jan von Krimpton Spectrum and Cancelleresca Bastarda types on handmade Hayle paper from the Hayle Mill, Maidstone, England, by Joh. Enchede en Zonen, Haarlem, Holland. 200 copies (nos. 1-200) have been hand bound in full leather, (nos. 201-500) bound in Beau… Read more
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Le Petit La Fontaine

by La Fontaine, Jean De

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$190.00

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Paris: Chez Marcilly, Rue St Jacques. 6 X 4.4 cm. Later 19th century reprint of this very popular work, in French. 94pp. pictorial title page, 6 other full page illustrations, bound in full red morocco ruled in blind, page edges speckled red. A fine copy.
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Pariser Grisetten (Mimi Pinson)

by De Musset, Alfred

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Published
1922
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$85.00

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Munchen: Hyperionverlag, 1922. 6 x 9 cm. 82(1)pp., German translation by Emmi Hirschberg, illustrated with woodcuts by Gavarni. A novella first published in 1845 as Musset's "Mademoiselle Mimi Pinson". A book bound in full vellum, raised bands, spine lettered in gilt, decorative endpapers, top edge gilt, housed in a striking wooden pictorial inlaid slipcase by… Read more
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City Sights for Little Folks

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Published
1845
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$175.00

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Philadelphia: Smith & Peck, 1845. 6.5 x 8.2 cm. The preface is written in rhyme that gives descriptions of each site and the corresponding plate. 191pp. (1) pp. ad at rear, illustrated with 48 illustrations which includes the title page. Bound in green pictorial gilt cloth depicting firemen putting out a building on fire, spine lettered and decorated… Read more
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One Hundred Proverbs from the Japanese

by Forgue, Norman W.

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Published
1960
Edition
Limited Edition
Item Price
$95.00

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Chicago, Ill: Black Cat Press, 1960. Limited Edition. 5 x 6.9cm. Color frontispiece, 28(2)pp., Printed on sixty pound Keith Krestweave paper, design & typography by N.W.F. French-fold. Bound in full gilt lettered polished calf by the Monastery Hill Bindery. Some copies were bound in part paper and cloth. A fine copy.
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1918-1923 German Hyperinflation

by Palmer, Marjorie

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Published
1967
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$285.00

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New York: Traders Press, 1967. First Edition. 6.5 x 7.5 cm. Limited to 2500 copies printed at The Little Press of Jack R. Levien, engraved half-title and frontispiece, photographic illustrations, and with several charts recording the daily value of the mark in relation to the dollar from 1919 to1923. A fine copy bound in pictorial cloth depicting… Read more
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Miniature Book

by Edison, Julian I.

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Published
1970
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$135.00

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St. Louis, MO: The Author, 1970. 6.7 x 5.4 cm. Mr. Edison was the editor of which was issued quarterly and a collector of miniature books. His personal collection of miniature books includes the Speilmann Collection. This book and its binding were designed by Jack R. Levine, Enkhuizen, Holland. It was printed by Koninklijke Drukkerij… Read more
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The XXIII Olympiad

by Weber, Msgr. Francis J.

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Edition
Limited Edition
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$55.00

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By the Author [at the Junipero Serra Press, San Fernando, CA, nd. Ca.1984). Limited Edition. 5.3 x 7.3cm. 14(1)pp., frontispiece Olympic stamp tipped in, bound in red morocco lettered and decorate in gilt, all edges gilt. A fine bright copy. Francis Weber was not only a miniature book collector but also the author of many works.
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Paris: Nd: typographie De AD. R. Laine, r. des S. Peres, 19. 2.2 x 3 cm. Half-title, 92pp., four full page plates, bound in a celluloid type binding backed in velvet, upper board lettered and decorated in black, silk endpapers, all edges gilt. Soiling and minor light wear to spine otherwise a very good copy of a child's… Read more
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Glasgow; nd: David Bryce & Son. 2x3cm. 617(1)pp. with the last page containing English coins and measurements. Unbelievable, the text is in three columns. Bound in red morocco, lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, tiny chip to outer margin of title page otherwise a lovely near fine copy.
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Les Fleurettes

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Published
1836
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[Marcilly, Paris], 1836. 2 x 2.7 Cm. 63pp., illustrated with 8 full page illustrations, bound in full gilt decorated red morocco, all edges gilt, lacks front and rear free endpapers, pencil markings on pastedowns. A very good little copy and quite scarce locating only two auction records and only one copy via OCLC. [Welsh, D.V. Miniature books, no.… Read more
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