Sale 603: Miniature Books: Rico Onuma Memorial Auction from Lilliput Oval Saloon, Owned by Kazushige Onuma, Tokyo. Part II

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Datum der Auktion: 08.12.2016

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De Imitatione Christi

Title: De Imitatione Christi Author: A'Kempis, Thomas Place: Tournai Publisher: H. Casterman Date: 1869 Description: [2], 491, [17] pp. 55x40 mm, period full pebbled black morocco, spine lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. Among the smallest printed editions of this work. OCLC locates 3 copies. No

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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London Almanack for the Year of Christ 1780

Title: London Almanack for the Year of Christ 1780 Author: Place: London Publisher: Company of Stationers Date: [1779] Description: Engraved view of a London building. 58x35 mm, original full red morocco, matching red morocco slipcase. Welsh 4570; Spielmann 311A. Lot Amendments Condition: A fine

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Etrennes Mignones curieuses et utiles pur l'année 1785

Title: Etrennes Mignones curieuses et utiles pur l'année 1785 Author: Place: Paris Publisher: N. Crapart & C.J.C. Durand Date: 1785 Description: [96], 24 pp. Folding map of Paris environs. 98x57 mm, period full green morocco, elaborately gilt, silk endleaves, all edges gilt. A scarce issue of this

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Le Muses du Chant, Almanach Chantant, Pour la Presente Annee

Title: Le Muses du Chant, Almanach Chantant, Pour la Presente Annee Author: Place: Paris Publisher: Chez les Principaux Libraries Date: [1828] Description: [48] pp. Hand-colored frontispiece. 100x60 mm original orange and gilt Dutch flowered paper wrappers. Sixteen pages at center comprising a

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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The English Bijou Almanac for 1837

Title: The English Bijou Almanac for 1837 Author: Place: London Publisher: Schloss Date: [1836] Description: [64] pp. Portraits. 20x15 mm, original green wrappers, gilt. Remnants of slipcase. The second issue of this miniature almanac, published by Schloss from 1836-1843. Portraits of Coleridge

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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The English Bijou Almanac for 1837

Title: The English Bijou Almanac for 1837 Author: Place: London Publisher: Schloss Date: [1836] Description: [64] pp. Portraits. 20x15 mm, original red leather with pink diamond onlay, gilt, matching slipcase with green onlays, with larger felt-lined gift box. The second issue of this miniature

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Schloss's English Bijou Almanac for 1840

Title: Schloss's English Bijou Almanac for 1840 Author: Place: London Publisher: A. Schloss Date: [1839] Description: [64] pp. 20x14 mm, original full brown gilt decorated morocco with green onlays, all edges gilt, matching slipcase, housed in the original silk- and felt-lined red leather case, with

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Howlett's Victoria Golden Almanack, 1843

Title: Howlett's Victoria Golden Almanack, 1843 Author: Place: London Publisher: Howlett and Son Date: [1842] Description: 32 pp. 67x46 mm original printed wrappers, with portrait of Queen Victoria at center, all edges gilt. Entirely printed in gilt on a fine dark blue papers. Very rare. Welsh 3581

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Bijou Almanack for 1853

Title: Bijou Almanack for 1853 Author: Place: London Publisher: Rock Brothers & Payne Date: [1852] Description: [64] pp. Engraved frontispiece and title page, each month with a list of dates with an appropriate engraving and list of plants in flower at that time on the opposing leaf. 31x25 mm, full

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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London Almanack for 1868

Title: London Almanack for 1868 Author: Place: London Publisher: Date: [1867] Description: Engraved view of The Royal Dramatic College. 59x34 mm, original full red morocco with onlays in cream and green, elaborately gilt, all edges gilt. Matching slipcase. With 1868 gift inscription. This year not

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Porte-Monnaie Kalendar for 1897

Title: Porte-Monnaie Kalendar for 1897 Author: Fromme, Carl Place: Vienna Publisher: Carl Fromme Date: [1896] Description: Mounted photograph frontispiece. 49x34 mm, original full maroon morocco with green leaf embossed on front, all edges gilt. Frontispiece is an original mounted photograph of Herr

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 100 $ - 150 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Porte-Monnaie Kalendar for 1903

Title: Porte-Monnaie Kalendar for 1903 Author: Fromme, Carl Place: Vienna Publisher: Carl Fromme Date: [1902] Description: Mounted photograph frontispiece. 51x36 mm, original full black morocco decoratively tooled in gilt in an Art Nouveau style, all edges gilt. Frontispiece is an original mounted

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 100 $ - 150 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Collection of twenty-three almanacs and calendars

Title: Collection of twenty-three almanacs and calendars Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: 23 almanacs and calendars, mostly miniature but two a bit larger. Miscellaneous almanacs and calendars, European and American, publishers include Tilt, Hazeltine

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Carmina

Title: Carmina Author: Anacreon Place: Strasbourg Publisher: J.H. Heitz Date: 1778 Description: 128 pp. Woodcut vignette on title page, a few woodcut head and tail pieces. 102x85 mm, period full red morocco, elaborate gilt border, spine gilt, all edges gilt. Text printed in an attractive miniscule

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Carmina Cum Sapphonis, et Alcaei Fragmentis

Title: Carmina Cum Sapphonis, et Alcaei Fragmentis Author: Anacreon Place: Glasgow Publisher: R. and A. Foulis Date: 1761 Description: 83 pp. 76x51 mm, period full calf, red leather label. Text in Greek. Lot Amendments Condition: Binding worn, lacking front free endpaper, old inscription, small

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Five miniature books published by G. Barbera

Title: Five miniature books published by G. Barbera Author: Place: Florence, Italy Publisher: G. Barbara, Editore Date: Various dates Description: Five fine miniatures, including: Petrarca, Francesco. Le Rime de F. Petrarca. Brown morocco, gilt. Spine perishing and partially detached. 1900

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Bibliotheque en Miniature - 5 (of 6) volumes in original box

Title: Bibliotheque en Miniature - 5 (of 6) volumes in original box Author: Place: Paris Publisher: Marcilly Date: [c.1835] Description: 5 (of 6) volumes. Each 24 pp. Each with engraved title page and one plate. 71x47 mm original printed wrappers, original two-part box, printed label on top

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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De Consolatione Philosophiae Libri V

Title: De Consolatione Philosophiae Libri V Author: Boethius, Anicius Malius Place: Amsterdam Publisher: Joann Blaeu Date: 1668 Description: [lxx], (3)-212 pp. 99x58 mm period full calf, red leather label, raised bands, all edges red. This edition contains a discourse by Pulmani on the meter of

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Miniature Books, Their History From the Beginnings to the Present Day - 10...

Title: Miniature Books, Their History From the Beginnings to the Present Day - 10 copies Author: Bondy, Louis W. Place: London Publisher: Sheppard Press Date: [1981] Description: Illustrated. (8vo) original red cloth, dust jacket. First Edition. An essential reference for dealers and collectors of

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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The Book of Common Prayer

Title: The Book of Common Prayer Author: Place: London Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode Date: [c.1900] Description: 702 pp. 58x48 mm, celluloid covers stamped in gilt on front, brown morocco spine lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. Mounted photographic frontispiece. Lot Amendments Condition: Minor

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 100 $ - 150 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Origine des Proverbes; Explications Curieuses et Instructives, de...

Title: Origine des Proverbes; Explications Curieuses et Instructives, de l'Oribinne des Phrases Proverbiales Author: Bourdonne, Ch. Place: Paris Publisher: Garier, Librarie Date: 1829 Description: [4], iv, [4], 116 pp. 108x67 mm, full brown morocco, stamped in blind on front, top edge gilt. First

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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The Smallest French & English Dictionary in the World

Title: The Smallest French & English Dictionary in the World Author: Gasc, F.E.A. Place: Glasgow Publisher: David Bryce Date: c.1896 Description: 647 pp. 27x20 mm, red leather lettered in gilt, original metal locket case with inset magnifier. "Savon Pears Soap" in gilt on rear. A premium with Pear's

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 100 $ - 150 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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The Ellen Terry Shakespeare in 40 volumes, with custom revolving bookcase

Title: The Ellen Terry Shakespeare in 40 volumes, with custom revolving bookcase Author: Shakespeare, William Place: Glasgow Publisher: David Bryce & Son Date: c.1905 Description: 40 volumes. 55x37 mm, original red leatherette, black spine labels lettered in gilt. Housed in a period custom two-tier

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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The Smallest English Dictionary in the World

Title: The Smallest English Dictionary in the World Author: Place: Glasgow Publisher: David Bryce & Son Date: [c.1900] Description: 384 pp. 27x16 mm, original full red leather lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. Original metal locket box with inset magnifying glass. This variant with "Bryce's English

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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The Smallest English Dictionary in the World

Title: The Smallest English Dictionary in the World Author: Place: Glasgow Publisher: David Bryce & Son Date: [c.1900] Description: 384 pp. 27x16 mm, original full red leather lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. Original metal locket box with inset magnifying glass "English Dictionary" in gilt on

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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The Smallest English Dictionary in the World

Title: The Smallest English Dictionary in the World Author: Place: Glasgow Publisher: David Bryce Date: [1900] Description: 384 pp. 27x16 mm, original full red leather lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. "Pears" in gilt on rear. A premium for Pears Soap. Lot Amendments Condition: Covers a bit worn

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 100 $ - 150 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Instructive Stories; Consisting of Arthur, and George.

Title: Instructive Stories; Consisting of Arthur, and George. Author: Place: London Publisher: J. Harris Date: 1802 Description: 95, [1] pp. Frontispiece. 66x66 mm, original orange boards, white paper label on front. One of 12 volumes from this children's series. Spielmann 79; Gumuchian 998. Lot

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Calendar of Saints - April

Title: Calendar of Saints - April Author: Place: [Paris] Publisher: Date: [1815] Description: 29 engraved portraits. 19x11 mm, period full gilt stamped white leather, slipcase. One of 12 volumes from this series, identified as the volume for April in an early hand on the front endpaper. Welsh 1579

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Stigtelyke Gezangen

Title: Stigtelyke Gezangen Author: Place: [Middleburg?] Publisher: Pieter de Coebert Date: 1769 Description: [64] pp. 47x60 mm, period full calf, gilt borders, spine gilt. Exceedingly rare collection of Dutch songs and psalms, no copies located by OCLC, not listed in bibliographies. Perhaps the only

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 08.12.2016

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Collection of forty-seven miniature dictionaries

Title: Collection of forty-seven miniature dictionaries Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Large collection of 47 miniature dictionaries including 12 Lilliput dictionaries in leather wallet-style bindings with snap closures, 10 Lilliput dictionaries in other

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 08.12.2016