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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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  • BIBLIA or a Practical Summary of ye Old & New Testaments.
    BIBLIA or a Practical Summary of ye Old & New Testaments.

    Lond[on]: Printed for R. Wilkin. In St. Paul’s Church Yard, 1727, the final 7 altered to an eight as is often the case. [ii], 278, [6] pages.; 16 engraved plates; two engraved title-pages, that to the New Testament being date 1727, without alteration. Contemporary full calf elaborately decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. 40 x 26 mm. Gilt worn on fore-edges; some gathers a little proud; ownership inscription on front endpaper; ‘Francis Cartwright the gift of her mother.’ A very good copy of a rare miniature Bible. See Ruth Adomeit, Thumb Bibles B 16. Bondy page 33.

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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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  • DEWDROPS.

    London: Religious Tract Society, No date [Circa 1830’s]. Seventh edition. Red leather wallet binding. Oblong: 35 x 51 mm. Inscription on endpaper; light wear edges; else a very good clean 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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  • Little Birdie in the Sky. Retold by Roger De Muth. by DE MUTH, Roger.
    DE MUTH, Roger.
    Little Birdie in the Sky. Retold by Roger De Muth.

    New York: Cazenovia, 1992. A miniature panorama of 12 panels, 11 of which are coloured illustrations with running text beneath, fold. The last panel bears the hand-numbered edition: 176 of 800 and the signature of the author/illustrator.

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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, And: W.
    TUER, And: W.
    QUADS For Authors, Editors & Devils edited by And: W. Tuer.

    London: Field & Tuer; Simpkin; Hamilton, 1884. 148, [15 glossary], [2 ad’s] pages. Engraved frontispiece. Original white vellum gilt. 40 x 27 mm. Midget Folio. First edition. Lack ties, else a very good copy of this scarce miniature from the Leadenhall Press.

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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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