Fables de La Fontaine (French) published in 1792 by Henri Vincent in Lausanne, Switzerland. Hard cover worn somewhat by use but all pages and images in good condition.
Classic book by Jules Verne (French) edited by Hachette in 1925
Rare book by Edmondo de Amicis, translated by J. Colomb and illustrated by C. Biseo with 183 images. Edited by Hachette, Paris in 1883
PETER RABBIT AND JIMMY CHIPMUNK. Illustrations by Virginia Albert. (Cover illustrations by Fern Bisel Peat). Chicago: Saalfield, (1918). 8vo. Pictorial endpapers. Printed throughout in blue and red. Title page in color plus twelve color illustrations. Please note: photos 4 - 7 had bad lighting - the pages are whiter than shown. Paper chipped from spine otherwise very good.
PETER RABBIT AT THE CIRCUS. Written By Alma Hudson. Pictured By Richard Hudson. New York: Cupples & Leon Co. (1921). 6 1/4" x 4 3/4". Original red boards with color pictorial label on front cover. Illustrated throughout with black and white line drawings and six full page color plates. 48 pages. Minor staining to the fore edges of a few pages and inoffensive light pencil marks on 3 pages otherwise in very good condition.
MINIATURE BOOK. Peter Arrives In The Promised Land. MSGR Francis J. Weber. Designed by Francis Braun. 1 of 600 copies printed by the Junipero Sierra Press. Bound in full gilt stamped white leather. All edges gilt. SIGNED by MSGR WEBER. The frontispiece is a 1980 VATICAN stamp. Keepsake of the Miniature Book Society Grand Conclave V. In fine condition. Measures 2 7/8" x 2 1/8".
A GROUP OF 7 MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS From The Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V. Skokie, Illinois, 1987, The items are: 1. Book - JOHN 13; 2. Book - Conclave V - # 82 of 100 copies (SIGNED); 3. Bookmark; 4. Book - The Almond Tree; 5. Metal pin; 6. Set of Splendid Press Bookmarks; 7. Book - Wise Kwaks. All in fine condition.
MINIATURE BOOK. The Private Press Of Don Hildreth. The Story. Catalogue No. 1. 1987. Printed wrappers plus 12pps. A catalogue with details of Hildreth's first three publications: 1. Jose The Burro; 2. The Tramp Printer; 3. Coyote. Measures 3" x 2". Presented as a Keepsake at the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V, Skokie, Illinois, 1987. In fine condition
MINIATURE BOOK. Domenico Burchiello. Erespin Press, 1987. Printed wrappers plus 8pps. Portrait frontispiece. Presented by Carol & David Kent as a Keepsake at the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V, Skokie, Illinois, 1987. Measures 3' x 2 1/4". In fine condition.
MINIATURE BOOK. Dingbats & Small Cuts From Mauritom Press. Paper wrappers plus 8 pps. Black and white illustrations throughout. Issued as a Keepsake at the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V, Skokie, Illinois, 1987. Measures 2 1/2" x 2 1/8". In fine condition.
BOOKS, By Edward P. Morgan (from "Clearing the Air"). Issued as a Keepsake at the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V, Skokie, Illinois, September 1987. A fabulous miniature book with design, typography, and binding by Robert E. Massman. Calligraphy by Helene E. Sherman. Illumination by Eloise C. Massman. The book is triangular in shape with a hand colored label on the cover. The illumination depicts an Owl and is signed with the artist's initials. In fine condition...
THREE MINIATURE BOOK KEEPSAKES: 1. On Books. Thomas Carlyle; 2. The Good Book Press, Peter & Donna Thomas; 3. A Good Book. Anatole Broyard. The three items were issued as keepsakes at the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V held at Skokie, Illinois, September 1987. Item 1 was issued by The Bronte Press. Paper wrappers plus 8 pages. Signed. Measures 2 3/4" x 2". Item 2 was issued by Peter & Donna Thomas. A folder containing a photo of the printers. Measures 3" x 2"...
According to this handmade dictionary, this Japanese apprentice (Tokuhei Sakaiya) quoted to study Kanji Chinese character from newspapers, and had been using it in his work place (Rinkichi Matsumoto general store, Mibu-cho, Shimotsuka, Tochigi prefecture) during the time he was 12 to 19 years old in Meiji period, 1897-1904. Real mingei calligraphy as a story of a boy. 194pp. approx...
Taylor Publishing 1992.The cover shows light wear, the price is clipped and there is an inscription on the front free paper. The book itself is in mint condition.
Ca 1900 A small pamphlet published by Garnier, Ostard & Cie, Paris. No date is noted. The plain paper cover may be the free paper and the booklet is bound with a thin blue silk string. Noted is "Limited Edition" on title page,along with an impressed photo of Wordsworth. Unmarked with just a smudge on the cover. Six poems including Yarrow revisited.
Handmade calligraphy copybook for how to read and write Chinese characters (kanji) of daily necessities including typical Japanese names and household goods, with the owner's name, Yoshimatsu Oshiro in Kawaguchi village, Yamagata prefecture. Meiji 24 (1891).
'Furigana' (kana syllables written beside Chinese characters to aid in reading) in Yamagata dialect as unusual highlight and as quite a local aesthetic reality. 36pp. approx...
This lot contains six cloth-bound copies of the Rhode Island Manual.
The earliest date is 1893-4 and has an inscription "Compliments of P.O'Sullivan March 1st 1894". The 1899-1900 issue has a separated free paper with a label that reads" Compliments of Michael F...
A stated first edition published by Scribner
in July 2011.. This hard cover with dust jacket is in mint condition.