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Miniatures Books & Ephemera

Cradle Verses.

Cradle Verses.

by GREENAWAY (Kate) and LOCKER (Frederick)

GREENAWAY (Kate) and LOCKER (Frederick):
Cradle Verses. 1880. Illuminated Manuscript of Four Poems by Frederick Locker, written by his own hand, with extensive illustrations in watercolors by Kate Greenaway. This charming book was prepared on commission for presentation on the birthday of Frederick Locker's wife, Jane. 24mo., [48] pages; presentation vellum binding with full watercolors on corners, titled: "Babies and Blossoms", all edges green. Housed in custom green morocco leather box,... Read more about this item
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SGD 103,470.00
The Twelve Days of Christmas

The Twelve Days of Christmas

by Byrne, Marian (illustrator)

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England: The Final Score, 2003. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Illustrator. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Printed paper boards, green cloth spine, frontispiece. 56x70mm. np. Illus. (color plates). Numbered limited edition, this being 9 of 50.
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SGD 103.47
The Sad Tale of Bazouge

The Sad Tale of Bazouge

by Steinlen, Theophile-Alexandre (Illustrator)

Boston: Museum of Fine Arts (Boston). Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1961. Booklet. Light crease at the spine of the front cover. ; A humorous tale of a crow or raven who successively, page after page, drinks and drains numerous glasses of spirits until its view of the world blurs, it stands, then falls on its back. Told wordlessly, with drawings only, and the story line is obvious. The stylized head and beak of the bird reoccur in Steinlen's book illustrations of crows and vultures.... Read more about this item
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SGD 20.69
The Bible in Miniature; Or, A Concise History of the Old and New Testaments (Miniature)

The Bible in Miniature; Or, A Concise History of the Old and New Testaments (Miniature)

188 pp. 5,2x4,5 cm. With 9 full-page engravings in-text. Printed by H. Mozley, Gainsborough, 1815.
--- Leather bound (modern binding). Gilt lettering on spine. Trace of tape on first engraving. A note written on the last two blank pages, before endpapers. Otherwise, pages are clean.
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SGD 427.05
The Poky Little Puppy #1 (Little Little Golden Book)

The Poky Little Puppy #1 (Little Little Golden Book)

by Lowrey, Janette Sebring

Book measures 2 3/4" x 2 3/4" Little Little Golden Book. Some shelf wear and "A" present on the back cover. Miniature version of this very cute story is in Unpagenated,
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SGD 1,302.34
Portrait of a standing yong female with long hair holding a clip, signed: Raqm i kamineh (R)

Portrait of a standing yong female with long hair holding a clip, signed: Raqm i kamineh (R)

by Safavid Isfahan school of painting

Painting. Very Good. No Binding. Signed by Illustrator(s). 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Central panel: 17.5x6.5 cm. Leaf: 24.5x16.5 cm. illustrated with animal and floral motifs. The portrait is tiny signed at the mid-right: "Raqm kamineh R.". Ink drawing with gouache embellished with gold on paper.
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SGD 27,592.00
Horace.

Horace.

by H I Pye

Green calf binding with black title plate, gilt decoration and title on the spine. Gilt 'Cambridge panel' on both boards. Marbled end papers and on all edges.
Hardcover. A lovely book from the Miniature Library Series published by W. Suttaby, B. Crosby & Co. Engraved title and frontispiece printed together. Very, very Good condition.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus 8 December 65 BC – 27 November 8 BC), commonly known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of... Read more about this item
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SGD 172.84
Sonnets

Sonnets

by KEATS, John

London: Anthony Treherne, 1905. First Edition (thus). Flexible boards. Very good. Miniature (5cm x 7cm). A very good copy in the publisher's limp brown leather, stamped in blind. Rubbing to extremities and the binding a touch shaken, but a clean copy of this miniature book. All edges gilt,though the gilt is somewhat dulled. Appears to be genuinely rare; we note just three library holdings, all in the USA (Harvard, UVA, and Worcester PL [MA]).
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SGD 275.92
Mickey's Christmas Carol #33 (Little Little Golden Book)

Mickey's Christmas Carol #33 (Little Little Golden Book)

by Walt Disney

Book measures 2 3/4" x 2 3/4" Little Little Golden Book. Miniature version of this very cute Christmas story. Unpagenated
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SGD 33.11
Metamorphoses 5.

Metamorphoses 5.

by Aly, Islam

Cedar Falls, Iowa:: Islam Aly,, 2017.. Edition of 30. 2 x 2 x 1.5" miniature book. Laser-cut mould-made Johannot paper. Twenty sections of 2 folios per section. Handbound in laser cut and engraved wooden boards with Coptic binding of linen thread. Signed and numbered by the artist. Islam Aly: "In the Metamorphoses series, I am focusing on Islamic art and design. I want to reveal how patterns develop and morph in a book that makes the viewer experience their beauty, elegance, harmony,... Read more about this item
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SGD 482.86
Christmas Nutshell Library (All 4 books are Signed by Hilary Knight)

Christmas Nutshell Library (All 4 books are Signed by Hilary Knight)

by Hilary Knight

FIRST EDITION WITH ALL FOUR BOOKS SIGNED BY HILARY KNIGHT! Likely the ONLY such set listed anywhere in the world right now. Each book is signed differently, NONE are personalized, two are dated in 1992. Condition is a strong Very Good: pristine text & illustrations, the boards look like new. But some age-related foxing on endpapers, mild wear on dust jackets. Slipcase has original $2.95 price clearly visible and remarkably only mild wear. Simply a wonderful and unique set. Signed by author.
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SGD 862.25
Shapes (Miniature).

Shapes (Miniature).

by [Abstract Orange] Lauren Emeritz

Washington DC:: Abstract Orange,, 2018.. Edition of 100. 2 x 1.75" miniature. Single sided accordion fold extending from the back pastedown. Colophon printed on back pastedown. Bound in gray bookcloth with title in orange gilt on front board and spine. In a protective stiff plastic slip case opening at the top. Designed, laser cut, letterpress printed and bound by Lauren Emeritz. Signed and numbered by the artist. Emeritz has printed a colorful book of shapes using orange, blue, and black inks.... Read more about this item
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SGD 137.96
Harold's Fairy Tale

Harold's Fairy Tale

by Crockett Johnson

HAROLD'S FAIRY TALE, FURTHER ADVENTURES WITH THE PURPLE CRAYON. HARPER & BROTHERS FIRST EDITION. Exlib. Acceptable Condition. No Dust Jacket is included. RARE.
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SGD 137.96SGD 82.78
The Mark of the Beast & Head of the District

The Mark of the Beast & Head of the District

by Kipling, Rudyard

Book measures 3" x 4" tall. This lovely miniature is green & copper with embossed floral border. End papers brown, inside pages excellent. Foot end of cover slightly creased, Two small cracks on spine. Back end papers missing corner. 87 pp Little Leather Library Corporation, an American publishing company founded in New York City From 1916 to 1923(?)
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SGD 26.21
THE MYTHS OF CALIFORNIA ISLE [MINIATURE BOOK]

THE MYTHS OF CALIFORNIA ISLE [MINIATURE BOOK]

by Thomas, Frank J

(Ten Fingers Press. ) 1959- 1972. Fine with no dust jacket. 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Color Illustrations; 50 pages; Orig. Cloth & boards , paper spine label. Illus. Frank and Phyllis Thomas started Tenfingers Press in 1959. 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 inches (70 x 55 mm) For twenty-one years, they produced limited edition books and ephemera on a hand press. Map of california as an island. Patterned dark brown cloth boards with flecks of gold. #71 of 200 lt edition. .
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SGD 202.73
Surname-i Vehbi. Surname: Sultan Ahmed'in Dugun Kitabi. Surname: An Illustrated Account of Sultan Ahmed III's Festival of 1720. [3 VOLUMES SET].

Surname-i Vehbi. Surname: Sultan Ahmed'in Dugun Kitabi. Surname: An Illustrated Account of Sultan Ahmed III's Festival of 1720. [3 VOLUMES SET].

by VEHBİ (Text) & LEVNİ (Miniature) / Prep. by Ahmet Ertuğ, Doğan Kuban, Stefanos Yerasimos, Mertol Tulum

Istanbul: Ertuğ & Kocabıyık Publications, 2000. New. Hardcover. Cloth bdg. Hand-bound by experienced craftsmen in Switzerland. 24x38 cm. In Ottoman Turkish (facsimile), Turkish (transcription) and English. (3 volumes set): 352 p. (facsimile); 308, [2] p. (Turkish transcription); 51, [2] p. (English). Colour ills. First edition. Limited edition. This is a limited edition of 1500 copies handbound in distinctive Japanese cloth embossed with patterns selected from imperial Ottoman textiles and printed on... Read more about this item
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SGD 7,587.80
Devil’s Dictionary (Miniature)

Devil’s Dictionary (Miniature)

by Bierce, Ambrose

Extracts. 32 pp. 7,1x5,6 cm. Rebecca Press, Hyattsville, Maryland, 1988. Bound by Donald Brady. Limited edition (N.12/200)
--- Cloth-bound, with gold lettering on the cover. Illustrated. Marbled endpapers.
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SGD 132.53
The Rose Garden of Omar Khayyam

The Rose Garden of Omar Khayyam

by KHAYYAM, Omar

Worcester: Commonwealth Press, 1934. hardcover. near fine. 3/16 inch wide, 5/16 inch long. Full crimson morocco cover, hand sewn, printed on an ordinary press. 28pp., containing 46 choice quatrains. (Worcester: Commonwealth Press, 1934). Near fine.<br/> <br/> Rose Garden Group consists of: 1. The Small Book in the World. 2. A proof sheet of four pages. 3. The definitive edition, 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 inches, with a preface explaining the small book. 4. The Mother Book of the Rose Garden, 5 x 6... Read more about this item
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SGD 2,069.40
Tacuinum sanitatis. Vollstandige Faksimile-Ausgabe im Originalformat der Handschrift Codex 2396 der Osterreichischen Nationalbibliothek

Tacuinum sanitatis. Vollstandige Faksimile-Ausgabe im Originalformat der Handschrift Codex 2396 der Osterreichischen Nationalbibliothek

by Joachim Rossl, Heinrich Konrad

Graz: Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1984. Book. As New. Hardcover. 2 volumes in slipcase. The facsimile volume is bound in full calf with 5 raised bands and gilt design on spine and covers. 39 facsimile leaves with miniatures printed in color and gold and preliminary miniatures. The commentary volume is bound in patterned boards (hardcover) matching the slipcase. Text in German. 184 pp. Codices Selecti Vol. LXXVIII. This is number 603 from a limited edition of 925 copies of the ADEVA edition. .
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SGD 589.04
Fragments in Prose Gathered from the Correspondence

Fragments in Prose Gathered from the Correspondence

by Cowper, William

Boston: James Loring, 1831. Hardcover. name on fly and hinges weak else a good to very good copy. 96 pp. a very small book [2-1/2" x 3-1/4"].
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SGD 62.08
Twas the Night Before Christmas [Artist Book]

Twas the Night Before Christmas [Artist Book]

by Moore, Clement Clarke [Binding: Jarmila Sobota]

Loket, Czech Republic: Jarmila Sobota, 2014. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine in Fine Slipcase. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Miniature book object designed by Jan Sobota in 2012, completed in 2014. Laser cut page in the shape of a Christmas tree, each section straightened with green paper strips. Open binding technique allows for the book to be completely 'opened' and thus forming a standing Christmas tree. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Full leather boards, die cut in shape of a Christmass tree, gilt... Read more about this item
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SGD 448.37
A Christmas Parable

A Christmas Parable

by Forgue, Norman W

Chicago, IL: The Black Cat Press, nd. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Red faux leather boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, frontispiece, patterned endpapers. 50x39mm. 31pp. Limited edition of 200.
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SGD 103.47
Ribbon Snake.

Ribbon Snake.

by Goodale, Rebecca

Portland, Maine:: Rebecca Goodale,, 2015.. Edition of 5. 3 x 2.75"; miniature accordion with 6 panels. Handcolored dry point plates. Cloth bound with hand stitching on front board. Laid in paper wraparound with matching hand-stitched snake on spine. In cloth-covered slipcase. Signed and numbered by the artist. Rebecca Goodale: "The Ribbon Snake has been added to the Special Concern list in the state of Maine. Thamnophis sauritus is a smaller, more delicate snake than the garter snake."... Read more about this item
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SGD 896.74
The Three Bears #22 (Little Little Golden Book)

The Three Bears #22 (Little Little Golden Book)

Book measures 2 3/4" x 2 3/4" Little Little Golden Book. Miniature version of this favorite story. Unpagenated
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SGD 33.11