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An A to Z of Flora.
1 An A to Z of Flora.
The Final Score Leather Very Good 64mo - up to 3" tall Byrne, Marian 
[The Final Score] [Byrne, Stephen] Illustrated by Marian Byrne. An A to Z of Flora. No date. (Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England) (The Final Score). 64mo. Binding measures approximately 2 3/4" x 2 1/48". Unpaginated. Crimson Leather. Color illustrations. This is #11 of 15 copies. Minor shelf wear. Signed by Marian Byrne on colophon page. Color illustrations of the following: Anemone, Bramble, Cowslip, Daisy, Elder, Forget-me-not, Grass pea, Harebell, Iris, Jack-by-the-hedge, Kingcup, Lady's Smock, Maiden Pink, Nightshade, Orchid, Primrose, Queen Anne's Lace, Rose, Scabius, Thrift, Ulex, Violet, Wisteria, Xeranthemum, Yarrow, and Zinnia. Rare. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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Herb Cookery.
2 Herb Cookery.
Winterport, Maine Borrower's Press 1975 Hard Cover Very Good 64mo - up to 3" tall 
[Borrower's Press] [Jane Bernier] [Miniature Books] No author. Herb Cookery. 1975. Winterport, Maine. Borrower's Press. 64mo.; Binding measures approximately 15/16" x 13/16". 28 pages. Green buckram with title in black. This is #129 of an edition limited to 200. Signed by J. Bernier. Corners lightly bumped. Minor reading wear. Pages slightly "fanned" from reading. This is the second book from the Borrower's Press. (Bradbury 1393). 
Price: 100.00 USD
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St. John iii, v.16. In Some of the Languages and Dialects to Which the British & Foreign Bible Society Has Printed or Circulated the Holy Scripture.
3 St. John iii, v.16. In Some of the Languages and Dialects to Which the British & Foreign Bible Society Has Printed or Circulated the Holy Scripture.
Paisley, Scotland The Gleniffer Press 1983 Leather Fine 64mo - up to 3" tall 
In 267 examples. 69 pages. Marbled endpapers. Green leather with gilt title, in fine condition in a plastic presentation box. Pages are clean and bright. Small thread page marker. Measures approximately 2" x 1 5/16". This is number 267 of an edition of 500 copies. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of The Holy Communion According to the Use of The Church of England; Together with The Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as They are to be Sung or Said in Church; But Without The Calendar, Etc.
4 The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of The Holy Communion According to the Use of The Church of England; Together with The Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as They are to be Sung or Said in Church; But Without The Calendar, Etc.
London Eyre and Spottiswoode Leather Fair 64mo - up to 3" tall 
The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of The Holy Communion According to the Use of The Church of England; Together with The Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as They are to be Sung or Said in Church; But Without The Calendar, Occasional Services, and Articles of Religion. 630 pages. The covers measure approximately 2 1/8" x 1 3/4". Black leather very worn, with a small split at the head of the spine. Sterling silver hallmarked plaque attached to front cover depicting five angels' heads surrounded by clouds (based on a work by Joshua Reynolds, Bondy, pg. 167). Plaque has been heavily polished by previous owner and is worn almost smooth. All edges red with worn gilt. The red has bled into the page margins toward the rear of the book. Front hinge cracked. Inscription to previous owner on front free endpaper dated 1904. No date of publication, but probably between 1894-1923 (Griffiths, p. 421). Corners of a few pages turned down. Small tears to edges of rear free endpaper and last two pages. Very clear, readable text. 
Price: 94.99 USD
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The Frog Prince
5 The Frog Prince
Winterport, Maine Borrower's Press 1981 Hard Cover Very Good 64mo - up to 3" tall 
[Borrower's Press] [Jane Bernier] [Miniature Books] The Frog Prince. 1981. Winterport, Maine. Borrower's Press. 64mo.; Binding measures approximately 3/4" x 5/8". 31 pages. Red cloth boards with pictorial printed label. Hand-colored illustrations. Letterpress. This is #69 of an edition limited to 350. Signed by J. Bernier. Rubbing to edges. Minor reading wear. Pages slightly "fanned" from reading. (Bradbury 1145). 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The Holy Bible containing the Old and the New Testaments Translated Out of the Original Tongues and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised By His Majesty's Special Command.
6 The Holy Bible containing the Old and the New Testaments Translated Out of the Original Tongues and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised By His Majesty's Special Command.
London, Henry Frowde David Bryce and Son 1901 Leather Good 64mo - up to 3" tall 
876 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Flexible maroon morocco with bright gilt on spine and front. Binding is worn and rubbed. Front hinge very tender. Writing on front endpapers. Top corner of flyleaf (frontis on verso) chipped. Pages are age toned. Some corners turned down. Measures approximately 1 11/16" x 1 1/4". This is a reprint of the 1896 "Smallest Bible in the World". (Welsh 562; Bondy p.108.) 
Price: 175.00 USD
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The Life of Our Savior
7 The Life of Our Savior
New Haven, Conn. S. Babcock Printed Wraps Fair  64mo - up to 3" tall 
8 pages. Circa 1840. Eight woodcuts, including woodcut on front cover. Printed wraps are worn and soiled. Inscription on title page has bled through to the first page of text. Pages are age toned, with some foxing and soiling. Rear cover is an advertisement for Toy Books published by S. Babcock. Measures approximately 2 13/16" x 1 7/8".  
Price: 65.00 USD
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Treasure?, Beamer, Esther K.
8 Beamer, Esther K. Treasure?
Green Valley, Arizona Desert Press 1985 Hard Cover Very Good 64mo - up to 3" tall 
37 pages. Red hardcover has very minor shelf wear. First few pages slightly wavy; book appears otherwise unread. Measures approximately 2 5/8" x 2". An unnumbered copy of an edition of 125. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Christmas Songs, Bernier, Jane (compiler)
9 Bernier, Jane (compiler) Christmas Songs
Winterport, Maine Borrower's Press 1979 Leather Very Good 64mo - up to 3" tall 
[Borrower's Press] [Jane Bernier] [Miniature Books] (Bernier, Jane compiled by) Christmas Songs. 1979. Winterport, Maine. Borrower's Press. 64mo.; Binding measures approximately 13/16" x 5/8". 93 pages. Red leather with gilt decorations. Hand-colored frontispiece. Letterpress. This is #221 of an edition limited to 300. Signed by J. Bernier. Tiny white spot near spine on front board. Minor reading wear. Pages slightly "fanned" from reading. (Bradbury 324). 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The Baby's Bible and Prayer Book, Carpenter, Cecil C.
10 Carpenter, Cecil C. The Baby's Bible and Prayer Book
Peoria The Baby Bible & Prayer Book Co. / G.C. Lippard 1932 Soft Cover Fair 64mo - up to 3" tall 
124 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Black, leather-look paper covers are very worn, with chipping and tearing at edges. Title on front is "Child's Bible or The Life of Jesus". The binding measures approximately 1 15/16" x 1 1/2". Page edges are faded red. Pages are age toned, fanned out. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Corner of one page turned down. 
Price: 24.99 USD
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Paisley American Folk, Clark, Sylvia
11 Clark, Sylvia Paisley American Folk
Wigtown The Gleniffer Press 2000 Hard Cover Very Good 64mo - up to 3" tall 
65 pages. Tan hardcover with copper gilt titles has very minor shelf wear. Pictorial endpapers. Erasure on flyleaf. The pages are clean and bright. The covers measures approximately 2" x 1 3/8". This is #25 of 260 copies. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Lot's Wife Was a Skeptic, Cook, Gladys
12 Cook, Gladys Lot's Wife Was a Skeptic
Evanston, Illinois The Press of Ward Schori 1999 Hard Cover Fine 64mo - up to 3" tall Andrusko, Karoly 
[The Press of Ward Schori] [Miniature Book] Gladys Cook. Illustrated by Karoly Andrusko. Lot's Wife Was a Skeptic. 1988 (Printed in 1988. Published in 1999.). Evanston, Illinois. The Press of Ward Schori. 64mo.; Binding measures approximately 2 1/8" x 1 3/8". (32) pages. Green cloth with printed label. Marbled endpapers. Two black-and-white wood engravings. Letterpress. Fine condition. This edition limited to 50. (Bradbury 756.) 
Price: 85.00 USD
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The Cross , Davis, Margaret Thomson
13 Davis, Margaret Thomson The Cross
Wigtown The Gleniffer Press 2000 Hard Cover Good  64mo - up to 3" tall 
30 pages. Cream colored hardcover with red gilt title has minor shelf wear. Spine slightly cocked. Pictorial endpapers. Erasure on flyleaf. Pages are clean and bright. Measures approximately 2" x 1 3/8". This is #22 of 260 copies.  
Price: 120.00 USD
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The Lamp., Dawson, Virginia Douglas
14 Dawson, Virginia Douglas The Lamp.
Cincinnati Mosaic Press 1981 Hard Cover Good Plus 64mo - up to 3" tall 
[Miniature Book] [Mosaic Press] Dawson, Virginia Douglas. The Lamp. [1981] Cincinnati, Ohio. Mosaic Press. 64 mo. (Measures approximately 15/16" x 3/4".) (48 pages.) Brown leather spine with title in gilt, marbled paper covered boards. Top edge gilt. Wear to edges of boards. Pages slightly "fanned" from reading. This book is a biography of Lloyd C. Douglas, author of Magnificent Obsession and The Robe. It was written by his daughter, Virgina Douglas Dawson, and is signed by Ms. Dawson on both the front and rear endpapers. (Bradbury 875.) 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. Black Peter., Doyle, A[rthur] Conan
15 Doyle, A[rthur] Conan The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. Black Peter.
Van Nuys, California Barbara Raheb (Collector Editions in Miniature) 1979 Hard Cover Very Good 64mo - up to 3" tall 
[Barbara Raheb] [Miniature Books] Arthur Conan Doyle. The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. Black Peter. 1979. Collector Editions in Miniature (Barbara Raheb). 64mo.; Binding measures approximately 15/16" x 3/4". 61 pages. Black-and-white frontispiece. Black pyroxylin boards with gilt title on spine and front board; gilt Holmes profile on front board. Pages lightly "fanned" from reading, else fine. This is #51 of an edition limited to 300. Signed on limitation page by Barbara Raheb. (Bradbury 942.) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. The Copper Beeches., Doyle, A[rthur] Conan
16 Doyle, A[rthur] Conan The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. The Copper Beeches.
Van Nuys, California Barbara Raheb (Collector Editions in Miniature) 1979 Hard Cover Very Good 64mo - up to 3" tall 
[Barbara Raheb] [Miniature Books] Arthur Conan Doyle. The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. The Copper Beeches. 1979. Collector Editions in Miniature (Barbara Raheb). 64mo.; Binding measures approximately 15/16" x 3/4". 71 pages. Black-and-white frontispiece. Black pyroxylin boards with gilt title on spine and front board; gilt Holmes profile on front board. Pages lightly "fanned" from reading, else fine. This is #81 of an edition limited to 300. Signed on limitation page by Barbara Raheb. (Bradbury 948.) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. The Engineer's Thumb., Doyle, A[rthur] Conan
17 Doyle, A[rthur] Conan The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. The Engineer's Thumb.
Van Nuys, California Barbara Raheb (Collector Editions in Miniature) 1979 Hard Cover Very Good 64mo - up to 3" tall 
[Barbara Raheb] [Miniature Books] Arthur Conan Doyle. The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. The Engineer's Thumb. 1979. Collector Editions in Miniature (Barbara Raheb). 64mo.; Binding measures approximately 15/16" x 3/4". 63 pages. Black-and-white frontispiece. Black pyroxylin boards with gilt title on spine and front board; gilt Holmes profile on front board. Pages lightly "fanned" from reading, small ding on rear board. This is #287 of an edition limited to 300. Signed on limitation page by Barbara Raheb. (Bradbury 955.) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. The Noble Bachelor., Doyle, A[rthur] Conan
18 Doyle, A[rthur] Conan The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. The Noble Bachelor.
Van Nuys, California Barbara Raheb (Collector Editions in Miniature) 1979 Hard Cover Very Good 64mo - up to 3" tall 
[Barbara Raheb] [Miniature Books] Arthur Conan Doyle. The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. The Noble Bachelor. 1979. Collector Editions in Miniature (Barbara Raheb). 64mo.; Binding measures approximately 15/16" x 3/4". 63 pages. Black-and-white frontispiece. Black pyroxylin boards with gilt title on spine and front board; gilt Holmes profile on front board. Pages lightly "fanned" from reading, small white spot on front board. This is #276 of an edition limited to 300. Signed on limitation page by Barbara Raheb. (Bradbury 967.) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. The Reigate Puzzle., Doyle, A[rthur] Conan
19 Doyle, A[rthur] Conan The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. The Reigate Puzzle.
Van Nuys, California Barbara Raheb (Collector Editions in Miniature) 1979 Hard Cover Very Good 64mo - up to 3" tall 
[Barbara Raheb] [Miniature Books] Arthur Conan Doyle. The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. The Reigate Puzzle. 1979. Collector Editions in Miniature (Barbara Raheb). 64mo.; Binding measures approximately 15/16" x 3/4". 55 pages. Black-and-white frontispiece. Black pyroxylin boards with gilt title on spine and front board; gilt Holmes profile on front board. Pages lightly "fanned" from reading, else fine. This is #158 of an edition limited to 300. Signed on limitation page by Barbara Raheb. (Bradbury 973.) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. The Six Napoleons., Doyle, A[rthur] Conan
20 Doyle, A[rthur] Conan The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. The Six Napoleons.
Van Nuys, California Barbara Raheb (Collector Editions in Miniature) 1979 Hard Cover Very Good 64mo - up to 3" tall 
[Barbara Raheb] [Miniature Books] Arthur Conan Doyle. The Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes. The Six Napoleons. 1979. Collector Editions in Miniature (Barbara Raheb). 64mo.; Binding measures approximately 15/16" x 3/4". 61 pages. Black-and-white frontispiece. Black pyroxylin boards with gilt title on spine and front board; gilt Holmes profile on front board. Pages lightly "fanned" from reading, else fine. This is #214 of an edition limited to 300. Signed on limitation page by Barbara Raheb. (Bradbury 980.) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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