Antique and Estate Jewelry and Sterling Silver from Vintages of Los Gatos
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1900 item #1238183 (stock #48006)
Vintages
$125.00
Pictures and Stories for Children, To Which is Added The Picture Alphabet 1852. Rare, small children’s book published by William J. Reynolds and Co, 1852 Boston. Interesting book with many woodblock illustrations of children at play and other illustrations taken from the stories in verse and text. Measures about 6-1/4 by 4 inches. Most pages show medium browning and foxing with age and the front cover is a little loose (but still solidly attached and connected)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1900 item #1238182 (stock #48005)
Vintages
$85.00
Miniature book that recounts the exploits of American naval heroes in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. Illustrated with wood block print portraits and battle scenes. Written and published by Edward W. Miller, No. 11 George Street. George Charles stereotype; T. K. and P. G. Collins printers. Measures about 3-1/4 by 2-3/4 inches. 191 pages. Gold edges. Most pages show medium browning and foxing with age...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1920 item #1219465 (stock #38110)
Vintages
$18.00
Nice old miniature edition of Chenier’s Idylles. It is part of the Bibliotheque Miniature published by Payot & Cie, Paris about 1920. Illustrated cloth binding, with beautifully marbeled endpapers. French text throughout. 119 pages with gilt edges. Covers are soiled and pages browned, otherwise in very good condition. 2-3/4 x 3-3/4 inches.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Religious : Pre 1910 item #1219463 (stock #38109)
Vintages
$29.00
Very nice miniature book in maroon embossed and padded leather covers with gilt lettering and decoration. French text throughout. Petit Paroissien Bijou avec Offices et Prieres Suivis de la Messe du Mariage (Bijou Parishioner with Subscriptions and Prayers of the Mass of Marriage) published c1909 Brepols & Dierckx & Son, Turnhout, Belgium. Imprimatur 1899. Vatican approval 1905. 187 pages with gilt edges. Excellent condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1910 item #1219456 (stock #28141)
Vintages
$125.00
Arts and Crafts miniature book of John Keats’ Sonnets published 1905 London: Anthony Treherne & Co. and New York: The H. B. Claflin Co. Printed by Neill & Co., Ltd., Edinburgh. Leather covers embossed both front and back, with marbleized end papers, gilt edges and original silk ribbon page marker. 56 pages. 2-3/4 x 2-18 inches. Covers slightly worn with minor stains (as shown), pages a bit brown, otherwise excellent condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1910 item #1219452 (stock #18027)
Vintages
$59.00
Lovely little miniature book. Full title: MAJ - A Romantic Poem by Karel Hynek Macha with a Portrait of Poe and Biography. Published 1910 by Jindrich Lorenz (Henry Lorens), Trebic, Moravia. Handbound hardcover. 110 pages. 2-1/2 x 2 inches. Binding a little loose. Well-read copy.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1910 item #1191357 (stock #38001)
Vintages
$55.00
Unusual and hard to find original book illustrated by B. L. Corbett published by J. I. Austen 1906 1st ed. Soft cover. Combines color illustrations (8) with B&W images (6) of the Sunbonnet Babies doing various activities, ending with a proposal for marriage and off to the honeymoon! Each picture is surrounded by line drawings. There was an array of products that developed featuring the Sunbonnet Babies. 16 heavy paper pages (11-1/2 x 9-1/2 inches) including covers...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1910 item #1191356 (stock #38002)
Vintages
$135.00
Unusual and hard to find original book by George Gunn published by J. I. Austen 1906 1st ed. Soft cover. A scarce piece of African-American memorobilia. Combines color illustrations (8) with B&W photos (6) of African-American children (all quite stereotypical, politically incorrect and racist) with a story in verse about a young black boy. Each picture is surrounded by line drawings...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1910 item #1183862 (stock #38014)
Vintages
$30.00
The Song of Our Syrian Guest by William Allen Knight, illustrated by Harold Sichel. 4.25x7.25 inches. The book is printed on heavy, high quality, watermarked paper using arts and crafts printing methods by The Pilgrim Press, Boston-New York-Chicago, last copyright 1906. The covers are cardstock and are decorated in black and gold ink. The book has 40 pages, is bound using cord and comes in a matching marbled envelope. Excellent condition, virtually unread, although the envelope has minor tears...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Religious : Pre 1920 item #1183859 (stock #38012)
Vintages
$30.00
The Prince of the Realm is a lovely little book with an inspirational tale about a farmer. First Edition. 4.5x7.5 inches. The book is printed on heavy, high quality, watermarked paper using arts and crafts printing methods by The Lincoln and Smith Press, Boston, for Davis and Bond, Boston, copyright 1912. The covers are cardstock. The book has 40 pages and comes in a matching envelope. Excellent condition, virtually unread. Unusual and hard to find original book.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1920 item #1183850 (stock #38010)
Vintages
$95.00
A Little Book of Verses About Flowers and You by Elizabeth Gordon is a beautiful little book with illustrated poems, short essays, etc. Appears to be a First Edition. 5x9 inches. The book is printed on heavy, high quality, watermarked laid paper (I think) with deckled edges using arts and crafts printing methods by W. A. Wilde Company, Boston and Chicago, copyright 1911. The covers are cardstock and are protected by a patterned translucent paper. The booklet has 24 pages including covers bound w...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1910 item #1183845 (stock #38007)
Vintages
$30.00
A Little Book of Birthday Wishes is a fantastic little book with nine birthday wishes – poems, short essays, etc. First Edition. 4x6 inches. The book is printed on heavy, high quality, watermarked paper using arts and crafts printing methods by The Canterbury Company, Chicago, Illinois, copyright 1910. The covers are cardstock. The booklet has 13 single-sided pages bound with a red ribbon and a single staple. The book comes in a matching envelope. Excellent condition, virtually unread. Unusual...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Religious : Pre 1800 item #1123111 (stock #28000)
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$40.00
The Holy Ways of the Cross, a dissertation by Henry Mary Boudon archdeacon of the Diocese of Evreux. In French. First printed in 1671, I believe this copy was published in 1752 by Grandmont-Donders of Liege, Belgium.

Complete French Title: Les Saintes Voies de la Croix, où il est traité de plusieurs peines intérieures et extérieures et des moyens d'en faire un bon usage. Which roughly translates: The holy ways of the cross, where he addressed several sentences from internal and external ...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Religious : Pre 1900 item #1060495 (stock #X8071)
Vintages
$45.00
Den Swenska Psalm-Boken as Konungen gillad och stadsastad ur 1819. Published by Franz Swanstrom, Stockholm 1885.

Nicely bound miniature book of Psalms in original slip-case. Written in Swedish. Embossed cloth covers. 768 pages. The book is in excellent condition (with minor wear to the edges of the covers), the slip-case, however, is in poor condition. Book measures about 3 1/2 inches by 2 5/8 inches and 1-inch thick.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1930 item #1060491 (stock #98061)
Vintages
$28.00
Miniature 1923 Advertising calendar Book. The book advertises Sirop de Deschiens. It includes a chart for the weight of infants, dates for the change of seasons and a Conseils d'Hygiene. 32 pages which measure about 3 inches by 2 1/4 inches plus cardboard covers. A few annotations on the infant weight chart, otherwise excellent condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1930 item #1060488 (stock #98062)
Vintages
$28.00
Miniature advertising calendar book for 1924. Advertises Fulgor: Cirage a la Cire Pour tous Metaux (Wax and shine for all metals). 14 pages (plus paper covers) measuring 2 5/16 inches by 1 13/16 inches. Excellent condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1920 item #780086 (stock #88001)
Vintages
$299.00
Wonderful small illustrated book with French text celebrating Anglo-French relations after WWI. First Edition. Published by Chez Devambez, 1918. Soft cover. The binding is stabbed and tied, with 28 pages, approximately 5 x 6.5 inches. Contains a dozen brilliant pochoir woodcuts by Arnoux with accompanying text by Roger Boutet de Monvel. Companion volumes in the same style were: Nos Freres d'Amerique and Carnet d'un Permissionnaire. There is some browning with age; otherwise this is an exce...