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  • Adlai Stevenson’s Veto 1949. Calligraphy and Illustrations by Alice Garman. by GARMAN, Alice.
    GARMAN, Alice.
    Adlai Stevenson’s Veto 1949. Calligraphy and Illustrations by Alice Garman.

    Amsterdam: Privately printed, 1949. An edition of 250 copies, the first 30 copies being hand-coloured by the artist. Original full sheep gilt. 48 x 50 mm. A fine copy of the uncoloured issue, being copy No. 134.

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  • Adlai Stevenson’s Veto 1949. Calligraphy and Illustrations by Alice Garman. by GARMAN, Alice.
    GARMAN, Alice.
    Adlai Stevenson’s Veto 1949. Calligraphy and Illustrations by Alice Garman.

    Amsterdam: Privately printed, 1949. An edition of 250 copies, the first 30 copies being hand-coloured by the artist. Original full sheep gilt. 48 x 50 mm. A fine copy of the coloured issue, unnumbered but titled, ‘Artist’s Copy.’

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  • ANDÄCHTIGS BETTBÜCHLEIN. Colligirt Durch Johan[n] Jeep. by JEEP, Johan[n]
    JEEP, Johan[n]
    ANDÄCHTIGS BETTBÜCHLEIN. Colligirt Durch Johan[n] Jeep.

    Ulm: Jona Saum, 1631. 128 pages. Bound with; Luther, Martin. GEISTLICHE LIEDER UND PSALMEN. LUT[HERS], D. M[artin] unnd anderer from[m]en Christen. Ulm. Jona Saum. 1631. 124 [2 Register] pages. Bound in recent full calf. All edges gilt. Page size: 37 x 22. Binding: 44 x 28 mm. Inscription ion on endpaper; else very good. These would appear to be the earliest printings of these titles.

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  • BIJOU, LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS.
    BIJOU, LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS.

    London: Harper Bros, 1848. 106 [5 ad’s] pages. Hand coloured engraved frontispiece. Original decorative roan gilt. All edges gilt. 48 x 31 mm. Contemporary inscription on endpaper. A very good copy. Welsh. 1278.

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  • CATS IN CHARGE. by HIEMSTRA, Marvin R.
    HIEMSTRA, Marvin R.
    CATS IN CHARGE.

    San Francisco: Juniper Von Phitzer Press, 1989. Unpaged. Illustrated throughout. Number 28 of a limited edition of 125 copies, signed by both the author and the designer on the colophon. Original full decorative calf gilt binding. All edges gilt. Oblong: 59 x 80 mm. A fine copy.

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  • Dame Wiggins of Lee and her seven wonderful cats.
    Dame Wiggins of Lee and her seven wonderful cats.

    York: The Circle Press, 1992. [26] pages. Frontispiece and twenty illustrations, including four by Kate Greenaway. Pictorial white sheep. All edges gilt. 67 x 47 mm. Eighty-five individually numbered copies of a special edition are bound in white lamb. This is numbered 15. A fine copy.

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  • Dame Wiggins of Lee and her seven wonderful cats.
    Dame Wiggins of Lee and her seven wonderful cats.

    York: The Circle Press, 1992. [26] pages. Frontispiece and twenty illustrations, including four by Kate Greenaway. Pictorial green calf. All edges gilt. 67 x 47 mm. A fine copy.

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  • GREYFRIARS BOBBY. by MACDONALD, Ian.
    MACDONALD, Ian.
    GREYFRIARS BOBBY.

    Wigtown: The Gleniffer Press, 2001. Number 113 of a limited edition of 260 copies. Bound in full black sheep, gilt. 23 x 18 mm [15/16 x 11/16 inches]. A mint copy in the original polythene envelope with printed slip.

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  • Miniature leather box, possibly for pills.
    Miniature leather box, possibly for pills.

    No manufacturer or date, but probably late 19th century. Gilded cardboard body, lined with decorative paper; covers and spine leather gilt, with a glazed print of a young woman to the upper panel. 50 x 32 mm. Fine condition.

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  • No.5.-Royal Series. THE PRNCESS ALICE’S POCKET DIARY AND ALMANACK, for the year 1866.

    London: Kent and Co, [1865.]. Miniature Diary and almanac in folding leather binding secured with a leather tongue. 68 x 32 mm. Faded inscription on end paper; one date marked with a cross; else unused and fine.

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  • PUBLIUS VIRGILIUS MARO.
    PUBLIUS VIRGILIUS MARO.

    Londini: Pickering, 1821. Engraved frontispiece, [4] 283, [1] pages. Contemporary full vellum, gilt, black spine label; red endpapers; all edges gilt. Binding size: 84 x 50 mm [31/4" x 2"]. Complete with tipped-in corrigenda at end. Vellum little expanded at head & heel of spine; else very good copy. See Bondy page 87.

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  • PUNKY DUNK & THE SPOTTED PUP. By an Unknown Author & Illustrator.
    PUNKY DUNK & THE SPOTTED PUP. By an Unknown Author & Illustrator.

    San Francisco: Juniper Von Phitzer Press, 1998. [26] pages. Illustrated with 10 mounted colour plates. Number 10 of a limited edition of 20 copies, initialled by Juniper Von Phitzer. Original cloth with a mounted circular pastedown to the upper panel. 63 x 69 mm. A fine copy.

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  • QUADS For Authors, Editors & Devils. Edited by And: W. Tuer. by TUER, Andrew.
    TUER, Andrew.
    QUADS For Authors, Editors & Devils. Edited by And: W. Tuer.

    London: Field & Tuer; Simpkin; Hamilton, 1884. Midget Folio. Vellum gilt. Priced 2/6 on upper cover. Lacking ties, else an excellent copy. Bondy, page 149, describes this as, 'one of the most curious items in all printing literature and at the same time a most unusual miniature book.' It was also issued within a larger printing, entitled, Quads within Quads.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO CATS. Nine Lives with Whiskers. by HIEMSTRA, Marvin R.
    HIEMSTRA, Marvin R.
    SAN FRANCISCO CATS. Nine Lives with Whiskers.

    San Francisco: Juniper Von Phitzer Press, 1991. 123, [2] pages. Some illustrations hand-tinted as issued. Number 15 of a limited edition of 135 copies, signed by both the author and the designer on the colophon. Original full decorative leather gilt binding. All edges gilt. Oblong: 59 x 79 mm. A fine copy.

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  • SUN CAT. by HIEMSTRA, Marvin R.
    HIEMSTRA, Marvin R.
    SUN CAT.

    San Francisco: Juniper Von Phitzer Press, 1986. [32] pages. Illustrated with two double-page pop-ups. Original pictorial white calf. Oblong: 60 x 72 mm. Number 127 of a limited edition of 150 copies signed by both the author and the designer on the colophon. A fine copy.

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  • THE COUNTRY LIFE. by LINDSLEY, Kathleen.
    LINDSLEY, Kathleen.
    THE COUNTRY LIFE.

    West Yorkshire: Fleece Press, 1997. [52] pages Illustrated with 20 engravings. Bound in decorative cloth with a paper label to the spine. 32mo. 64 x 50 mm. One of 300 copies. Fine.

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  • THE CROSS. by DAVIS, Margaret Thomson.
    DAVIS, Margaret Thomson.
    THE CROSS.

    Wigtown: The Gleniffer Press, 2000. Number 101 of 260 copies. Original white cloth gilt. 51 x 39 mm [2 x 1 ½ inches]. A mint copy with the original printed slip, contained in the original polythene envelope.

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  • THE HOLY BIBLE The New Testament. The Millennium Miniature Edition. Authorized King James Version. Printed by Authority.
    THE HOLY BIBLE The New Testament. The Millennium Miniature Edition. Authorized King James Version. Printed by Authority.

    Wigtown: The Gleniffer Press. No. 176 of a limited edition of 2000 copies. Original black sheep gilt. 65 x 43 mm [2 9/16 x 1 ¾ inches]. A mint copy, with the original printed slip, contained in the original box with printed label.

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  • VICTORIA the Good Queen and Empress. by [BULLEY, Eleanor.]
    [BULLEY, Eleanor.]
    VICTORIA the Good Queen and Empress.

    London: Gardner, Darton & Co, 1897. 96 pages. Illustrated with 14 black & white plates. Original white art vellum, with black gilt labels to the spine and upper panel. All edges gilt. 78 x 65 mm. Original blue cardboard box with paper title label to the lid. Inscribed in front endpaper, ‘Millicent from Mother June 21st 1897.’ Box worn and splitting at edges; else a fine copy.

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