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RABELAIS AND HIS FRIENDS Embellished with Several Portrait Plates MINIATURE MEMOIRS

By: ..---..

Price: £5.50

Publisher: LONDON, " SISLEY'S Ltd Makers of Beautiful books":

Seller ID: 3839


SCARCE Title-Small slim Hard Back Good+, Undated- c.early 1900? - 65 pp card covers white mottled with time+olive green 1/4 binding, title to front and spine ,Embellished with several portrait plates [ Francis Rabelais /Francis 1 after Titian /Cardinal du Bellay / Ettiene Pasquier / Pope Paul 111] publisher's "Sisley's Makers of Beatiful Books" / a Miniature Memoir.[no insscsp] PLs see our image View more info

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THE LITTLE BOOK OF PASTRIES AND CAKELETS

By: ANON

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, GEORGE NEWNES Ltd: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121070


Blue cloth boards with white titles to spine and front panel.90 x 65 mm approx. Top edge gilt. Pale blue decorative end papers. 96pp incl. publisher's list of other titles in series of "Little Books" all cullinary. Printed in red and black type. Undated [1912] per attribution on Copac by British Library. Hints on pastry making + recipes incl. total cost of ingredients and nos. of persons to serve. A charming little cookery book. VG (Book- light colour rubbing and... View more info

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BATTLE OF LIFE A Love Story [ illustrated Miniature Book] ]

By: CHARLES DICKENS

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, HENRY FROWDE: 1904

Seller ID: 122611


Limp Suede Tan Leather with yapp edges, all edges of book block gilt. gilt titles to spine, plain title to front. 55 x 40 mm approx.[2 " x 1 1/2 " ] Original marbled end papers.3082pp. 8 illustrations in line as called for. Oxford India Paper Edition 1904. Good ( Book- loss to yapp edges of suede leather at head and tail of spine and corners. No previous owner name or insc.) A charming miniature book produced as a novelty and not intended for use as a reading co... View more info

Image for THE HAUNTED MAN AND THE GHOST'S BARGAIN A Fancy for Christmas Time [ illustrated Miniature Book] ]

THE HAUNTED MAN AND THE GHOST'S BARGAIN A Fancy for Christmas Time [ illustrated Miniature Book] ]

By: CHARLES DICKENS

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, HENRY FROWDE: 1904

Seller ID: 123024


Limp Suede Tan Leather with yapp edges, gilt titles and line borders. 55 x 40 mm approx. all edges of book block gilt. Original marbled end papers.412pp. 8 illustrations as called for. Oxford India Paper Edition 1904. Good (Book- loss to al yapp edges of suede leather , Loss of gilt to titles. No previous owner name or insc.) A charming miniature book produced as a novelty and not intended for use as a reading copy. Please see our images of the actual book offered for s... View more info

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THE LAME AND THE HALT An Adventure from Perkins of Portland

By: ELLIS PARKER BUTLER

Price: £8.00

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER AND STOUGHTON: 1930

Seller ID: 122914


Uncommon.Red cloth boards with gilt titles and gilt blocked Jester to upper board. 125 x 80 mm approx. 54pp. red machine made marbled end papers.Undated circa 1930's. The fourth book in a series published by Hodder in their "Little Books of Laughter." VG/Good- (Book- No notable shelf soiling or wear to boards. Gilt a little dulled. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound. Dust Jacket- heavy shelf soiling and with a few nicks and tears- max tear10mm to tail... View more info

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THE SHIPWRECK AND OTHER POEMS , Tilt's Miniature Classics Library [ Charles Tilt ]

By: FALCONER , William

Price: £30.00

Publisher: LONDON, CHARLES TILT: 1836

Seller ID: 118107


Original gilt and blind embossed boards, 105x70mm approx.all edges gilt, original endpapers, engraved frontis, xvi + 125+8 pp publisher's catalogue. Published in "Tilts Miniature Classics Library" series and a charming early example of gilt blocking. VG ( Fading to cloth but no notable shelf wear. 7x3mm stain to foredge of book block, No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound with no other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offered for... View more info

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ELIZABETH; OR THE EXILES OF SIBERIA , Tilt's Miniature Classics Library [Tilt & Bogue ]

By: MADAME COTTIN

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, TILT AND BOGUE: 1842

Seller ID: 118106


Original gilt and blind embossed boards, 105x70mm approx.all edges gilt, original endpapers, engraved frontis, vii + 128+8 pp publisher's catalogue. Published in "Tilts Miniature Classics Library" series and a charming early Victorian example of gilt blocking. VG ( Small chips to cloth at head of spine- max2x4mm approx. front board shows slight markings of damp. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound with no other notable defects). Please see our image of ... View more info

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A BOOK OF ENGLISH VERSE Small / Miniature Book

By: PARKER , GEOFFREY Compiled By

Price: £8.95

Publisher: Walden, Privately Published:

Seller ID: 8971


Small format [ miniature ] , Hard Cover , Bright Gilt all foredge , 255pps , illustarted , Lilac illus boards , tight binding , no inscsp , no notable defects , Fine - [ Literature / Poetry ] the works of Donne , Milton , Blake , Swinburne chosen by Geoffry Parker , illus 4 full page line drawings , in 4 parts with 4 Biographical notes , Index Titles and 1st lines [ 80x55mms / 3"x2"] View more info

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AS YOU LIKE IT WITH GLOSSARY AND SELECTION OF SONNETS

By: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, BURGESS & BOWES: 1970

Seller ID: 122381


Black Calf LEATHER in Slip-Case. Limp boards with gilt blocked decorations and titles to spine, Bright Gilt foredge all sides. 80 x 60 mm approx. Glacine protective wraps and slip case. Hand Bound by Geoffrey Parker of Wimbish, Near Saffron Walden, Essex with his Binder's label affixed to the free front end paper. Undated - circa 1970. All edges of book block gilt and with rounded corners. 252 pp. Published by Burgess & Bowes in their "Midet" Classics series, com... View more info

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JULIUS CAESAR WITH GLOSSARY AND SELECTION OF SONNETS

By: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, BURGESS & BOWES: 1970

Seller ID: 122382


Black Calf LEATHER in Slip-Case. Limp boards with gilt blocked decorations and titles to spine, Bright Gilt foredge all sides. 80 x 60 mm approx.In slip case. Hand Bound by Geoffrey Parker of Wimbish, Near Saffron Walden, Essex with his Binder's label affixed to the free front end paper. Undated - circa 1970. All edges of book block gilt and with rounded corners. 252 pp. Published by Burgess & Bowes in their "Midet" Classics series, complete and unabridged. Near... View more info

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THE TAMING OF THE SHREW WITH GLOSSARY AND SELECTION OF SONNETS

By: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, BURGESS & BOWES: 1970

Seller ID: 122383


Black Calf LEATHER in Slip-Case. Limp boards with gilt blocked decorations and titles to spine, Bright Gilt foredge all sides. 80 x 60 mm approx.With glacine wrapper and in slip case. Hand Bound by Geoffrey Parker of Wimbish, Near Saffron Walden, Essex with his Binder's label affixed to the free front end paper. Undated - circa 1970. All edges of book block gilt and with rounded corners. 250 pp. Published by Burgess & Bowes in their "Midet" Classics series, compl... View more info

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HAMLET PRINCE OF DENMARK

By: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, BURGESS & BOWES: 1970

Seller ID: 122386


Black Calf LEATHER in Slip-Case. Limp boards with gilt blocked decorations and titles to spine, Bright Gilt foredge all sides. 80 x 60 mm approx. With glacine wrapper and In slip case. Hand Bound by Geoffrey Parker of Wimbish, Near Saffron Walden, Essex Undated - circa 1970. All edges of book block gilt and with rounded corners. 254 pp. Published by Burgess & Bowes in their "Midet" Classics series, complete and unabridged. Near Fine (Book- no previous owner name... View more info