BROMER, Anne C.
Boston & Vancouver : Bromer Booksellers & HM Editions, 2015. Miniature book, the deluxe edition, limited to 35 copies, from a total edition of 120 copies. “Winner of the 2016 Miniature Book Society Competition Distinguished Book Award. Designed and printed at Heavenly Monkey, this lovely miniature memoir and bibliography contains stories of pleasure, coincidence, and …
SPRENGEL, M. C. (Matthias Christian)
[INDIA] Historisch-Genealogischer Calender oder Jahrbuch der merkwürdigsten neuen Weltbegebenheiten für 1786.
Leipzig zur Messe : Haude und Spener von Berlin, . Duodecimo (105 x 71 mm), contemporary marbled card covers, all edges gilt, engraved title page, pp  (with 12 leaves of engraved plates depicting Indian customs and scenes), 64, , folding colour engraved map of India (240 x 230 mm), 272,  leaves of plates …
LETTS, SON & CO.
being the forty-fifth year of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. London : Letts, Son & Co. Limited, . Duodecimo (98 x 76 mm), original limp leather with wallet-style flap, all edges gilt, publisher’s order form bound in at front, pp 40, , ; first few leaves with mild toning, original owner’s occasional pencilled …
BRAHAM, D.E. (illustrator)
London : Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton, [c.1910]. Duodecimo (117 x 82 mm), staple bound within the original grey card wallet, colour pictorial onlay to front with decorative printed gold border, colour frontispiece plate, title page with line-drawn illustration,  pages, vignette line-drawn illustrations, printed in green on white paper; a pristine copy; [TOGETHER …
BARRIE, J.M. (James Matthew) (1860-1937)
London : Constable and Co. Limited (printed by Chiswick Press), 1909. First Edition. Duodecimo (135 x 90 mm), original gilt-blocked cloth over boards (very lightly marked), pp 15, , full-page wood-engraved illustration; early ownership inscription to front pastedown, rear endpapers and pastedown foxed, else a very good copy. A homage to poet and novelist George …
Finger shape. London : De la Rue, 1883. Finger shape diary, 77 x 23 mm, gilt-decorated morocco, all edges gilt, in early fitted bakelite case, 36 double leaves, calendar and diary, blank and in very good condition, slight wear at head of spine. A charming and petite Victorian ‘finger’ diary.
Kostandnupolis [i.e. Constantinople] : Paul Arapian, 1850. Small duodecimo (100 x 65 mm), contemporary full limp calf (heavily rubbed and worn at corners), pp 154, with numerous lithographed illustrations and headpieces; occasional annotations by the original owner, mild water stain at top edges of leaves, dog-eared corners, some leaves a little darkened from handling; a …
CORSO, Gregory (1930-2001)
Madras & New York : Hanuman Books, 1989. First edition. Number 27 in a series of chapbooks by the publisher. Duodecimo (105 x 70 mm), stiff card wrappers in dust jacket with photographic portrait of Corso by Allen Ginsberg; presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free-endpaper: ‘Here we is again Sly – …
[Cover title]. Concord, N.H. : Rufus Merrill, . Duodecimo, original illustrated wrappers (lightly marked, corners bent, small loss at bottom edge of lower wrapper), stitched, 16 pp, wood engraved illustrations, faint waterstain to lower margins of all leaves, otherwise internally clean and sound. The fourth in a series of six chapbooks published by Rufus Merrill …
New York: Kiggins & Kellogg, n.d. [c. 1856]. Duodecimo, printed salmon wrappers with woodcut vignette, 16 pp., illustrated with wood-engravings including a title vignette, 1 text & 5 full-page illustrations. “Third Series–No. 8” on the front wrapper. A crisp copy. Chapbook tale of young Tom, who is drawn to the sea, and sails on the ship …
KUNDIG, André (ed.)
Genève : André Kundig, 1970. Miniature book (40 mm tall), gilt-lettered card wrappers, pp.96.
SCHÜTZE, Dr. St. (editor)
Frankfurt am Main Verlag : Friedrich Wilmans, . Duodecimo (180 x 120 mm), original pictorial papered boards (spine with pale foxing and short paper tear at tail, otherwise very good), all edges gilt, title page, pp 20, 314, illustrated with 14 copperplate engravings; contains numerous short fictional pieces and poetry; text in German in Gothic …
CHODOWIECKI, Daniel (1728-1801), artist.
Almanac Généalogique pour l’an 1773, avec l’approbation de l’Académie Royale des Sciences et belles Lettres
Berlin : [George Jacques Decker], . 24mo (binding size 100 x 65 mm), original hand-coloured card covers with early manuscript title to spine, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, engraved double frontispiece portraits of Princess Friederike and Prince Friedrich of Prussia, engraved title, unpaginated (200+ pages), with numerous engraved plates by Daniel Berger after the artist …
AMERICAN SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION
Philadelphia : American Sunday-School Union, [c.1850]. Duodecimo (110 x 70 mm), woodcut illustration to upper wrapper; 32 pp; lower wrapper with publisher’s advertisements; corners dog-eared, paper tear at tail of spine, small toning spot at fore-edge of several leaves, otherwise internally clean and sound.
AMERICAN SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION
Philadelphia : American Sunday-School Union, 146 Chestnut Street, [c.1850]. Duodecimo (110 x 70 mm), woodcut illustration to upper wrapper; 16 pp, woodcut illustration at head of text; lower wrapper with ‘A Hymn’; wrappers foxed and re-stitched; contents with scattered foxing.
Our Christmas festivities – get out of the way! (title taken from lead image). London : J. T. Wood, 1859. Diecut ephemeron, 162 x 162 mm, folded to 115 mm., forming a shapebook, printed recto and verso in gold, with 14 vignette illustrations illustrating poems celebrating Christmas. Charming.