Minature Books For Sale

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NEW ENGLISH WARBLER. Thomas Richardson. Derby. circa. 1830 .
Description
146pages. Folding hand coloured engraved frontis and a vignette on the title also hand coloured. Bound in the original pictorial wrappers , generally good. Titles from this fragile series of English songs are very scarce.
Dimensions
2 ½”x 1 ¾” (67mms x 44mms)
Price
POA
LONDON ALMANACK for 1875. Printed for the Company of Stationers. London.
Description
Gilt edges. Bound in leather in the wallet style with a brass plate and clasp to close. Bondy p.41 writes ” There exist however…such almanac's where the leaf is folded horizontally and the book is 1¼” square.The smallest size in which London Almanacs are found.”
Dimensions
¼” x 1 ¼” (32mm x32mm)
Price
POA
CHEMIN DE CROIX. Stations of the Cross. Lourdes. (n.d.)
Description
Eight finely engraved plates fixed within three pages and covers.bound in light brown polished calf with a brass clasp to close
Dimensions
3"x 2 3/4" ( 81mms.x 70mms.)
Price
£125.00
HOMER. Ilias et Odyssea.Gulielmus Pickering. London 1831.
Description
Two vols in one.engraved portrait frontis. Contemp. tan calf, raised bands and red title label, marbled edges and end papers. Interesting armorial bookplate. Probably the smallest ever printed Homer. Rare in two vols. bound in one. Spielmann 198 says"One of the best printed Greek miniature books ever produced."
Dimensions
3 3/4"x 2" (82mms. 42mms.)
Price
£350.00
EDWARDIAN SILVER FRONTED NOTE BOOK. c.1912.
Description
Bound in red leather with a decorated silver cover hallmarked Birmingham 1912 . Retains its original metal topped pencil.



Dimensions
2 ¼” x 1½'' (55mm x 38mm)
Price
POA
PROVOST. Manon Lescaut. Pub. by Marpon and Flammarion Paris 1892
Description
Top edge gilt, marbled e.p's, green polished leather with raised bands and gilt titles Illustrated Two vols. Very attractive. Not in Bondy
Dimensions
3"x 2" ( 74mms.x 54mms.)
Price
POA
HOLY BIBLE Containing the Old and New Testaments. David Bryce and Son. Glasgow 1901.
Description
Yellow edges. Bound in decorated red cloth. There is a metal medallion carrying a photograph of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, fixed to the centre of the front cover.This Bible was sold to celebrate the coronation of
the royal couple in 1902.
Dimensions
1¾” x 1 ¼” (45mm x 32mm)
Price
£150.00
The Holy Bible
Description
Published by Bryce and Son, Glasgow. circa.1905. Illustrated. Preserved in a Bound in red leather with the title in gilt on the front cover and spine. Preserved in a gold coloured case with a magnifying glass set in the lid. A very bright copy.
Dimensions
43mms.x 28mms.
Price
£100.00
Italian/English Dictionary
Description
Dizionario Lilliput published by Schmidt and Gunther, Leipzig. Bound in polished leather with a stud to fasten, and the title in gilt on the flap. A bright copy
Dimensions
52mms.x 32mms.
Price
£25.00
THE LITTLE ENGLISH WARBLER.
Description
Thomas Richardson Derby. circa. 1830.
146 pages. Folding hand coloured engraved frontis and a vignette on the title also hand coloured.
Bound in the original pictorial wrappers generally good.
Similar to item 3.
Dimensions
2 ½” x 1 ¾” (67mm x 44mm)
Price
£400.00
THE LITTLE HISTORY of ENGLAND
Description
Bound Together With FAMOUS MEN of BRITAIN. 2 vols. in 1.Tilt and Bogue. London circa. 1845.
191 pages in each. Illustrated. In a publisher’s binding of blue cloth with gilt decoration and titles, and a very decorative spine. Unusual to find the two volumes in one.
A very bright copy. Welsh 4453 and 2773
Dimensions
3”x 2 ½” (77mm x 65mm)
Price
£95.00
PETIT PAROISSIEN DE LA JEUNESSE.
Description
Marcilly, Rue St. Jacques 10. Paris.c. 1839.
Gilt edges. 94 pages. Illustrated. Bound in gilt decorated red cloth and preserved in a matching slip case.
Dimensions
1 ½” x 1” (43mm x 28mm)
Price
£145.00
Bijou Almanack for 1852, Published by T Goode London.
Description
Gilt edges, engraved throughout and with several plates.In a later binding of blue polished leather with the title and date in gilt on the front cover. A nice copy
Dimensions
30mms.x 20mms.
Price
£225.00
MR. MANNERS.
Description
Henry Frowde and Hodder and Stoughton. London. circa. 1925.
coloured pictorial frontis and decorated title page. Each page printed within a border. Bound in a red wallet with a flap to close and a pictorial title.

Dimensions
3 ½”x 2” (102mm x 58mm)
Price
£35.00
The Smallest French/English Dictionary in the World.
Description
Published by David Bryce and Son. Glasgow. circa.1910Bound in red roan with the title in gilt.Preserved in an unusual white metal case with decorative engraving and a magnifying glass set in the lid.
Dimensions
28mmsx 18mms.
Price
£150.00
THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER. TOGETHER WITH THE PSALTER OR PSALMS OF DAVID.
Description
University Press, Oxford. 1846 .
Gilt edges. Printed in Diamond 48’s . In a handsome green velvet binding with brass edges, a brass shield with the title Church Services on the front cover and a brass strap to close. Preserved in a leather case.
Dimensions
3½” x 2¼” (93mm x 60mm)
Price
£125.00
COMPENDIUM OF SIMPLE ARITHMETIC
Description
COMPENDIUM OF SIMPLE ARITHMETIC, In Which the First Rules of that Pleasing Science Are Made Familiar to the Capacities of Youth. Printed for J.Wallis. London. 1801.
with an engraved pictorial frontis and 64pps. Rebound in light blue sugar paper over boards with a new title on the front. One of the ten volume Library of Youth that has become, like all boxed sets, almost impossible to find.
Dimensions
3 ¾” x 2 ¼” (98mm x 58mm)
Price
£75.00
BIJOU DES ENFANS ou Contes et Fables.
Description
A La Librairie D’Education. Paris. 1812.
239pps. a hand coloured frontis and a hand coloured vignette on the title page, and other col. plates. Bound in polished calf with gilt borders, the decorated spine having a red leather title piece.
Dimensions
2 ½” x 2” (65mm x55mm)
Price
£300.00
THE HOLY BIBLE circa. 1950.
Description
A list of Bible chapters folds up into a 9 carat gold, book shaped locket measuring
The covers have engraved borders and there is a ring, probably to fix onto a bracelet or chain.
Dimensions
½” x ½” (14mm x 14mm)
Price
£100.00
STANHOPE . VIEWS OF PARIS circa. 1925.
Description
A bone letter opener, has a painting of La Tour Eiffel with an aeroplane flying above it. The handle has a Stanhope viewer through which several buildings of Paris can be viewed.
Dimensions
4" long.
Price
£45.00
HAMBURGISCHER TATCHEN KALENDER auf das Jahr 1823
Description
J.E Reinte. Published by F.H.Nestier. Hamburg. 1822.
Seven hand coloured plates, one of them folding. Bound in light blue decorated paper over boards. The 16 page Gedichte von Schiller is bound in at the end and has a separate title page.The bookplate of Kal Levitan. A nice copy. Welsh has similar 3207/3210 .
Dimensions
3 ¼” x 2 ¼” (85mm x 55mm)
Price
£275.00
CODEX ARGENTEUS.
Description
Bibliothecae R Univ. Upsaliensis. Almquistand Wicksells Bokr. 1959
A history of the codex , printed in English, Swedish, French, and German. Preserved in a miniature replica of the silver binding made in the Seventeenth Century to house earlier fragments of the Gospels.

Dimensions
1 ½” x 1 ¼ '' (34mm x 30mm)
Price
£125.00
THE LORD'S PRAYER. circa 1950 Germany
Description
Enclosed in a plexiglass case with a swivelling lid that acts as a magnifying glass. Printed in seven languages; Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish Swedish and English/American.The publishers claimed that each page was cut by a Dutch foundry and each page was bound by hand. Was at one time the smallest book in the world.
Dimensions
An astounding 1/4" square
Price
£90.00