Lot 432: 30 Vols: Minature books. Shakespeare, Poe, Baum...

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December 1, 2016, 6:00 PM EST
Falls Church, VA, US
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Description: [Miniature Books] 28 Titles (30 Vols). ++ FRANKLIN’S WAY TO WEALTH, AND PENN’S MAXIMS. Daniel & Geo. F. Cooledge, 1837. Contemp cloth. Front joint worn, front hinge weak, foxed. ++ Oscar Wilde. THE BALLAD OF READING GAOL. Thomas Y. Crowell, (nd). ++ William Shakespeare. SONNET CXVI. (Gray Goose Press, 1992). #22 of 50. ++ LET SHAKESPEARE SPEAK: A Timely Symposium of the Bard’s Opinions on Contemporary Events reported by Wilfred Hansford Gallienne. Black Cat Press, (nd). Signed by the designer (Norman W. Fogue) on limitation page. ++ Shakespeare. HAMLET AND MACBETH. NY: Miniature Dictionary Publishers, (nd). ++ Alla T. Ford and Dick Martin. THE MUSICAL FANTASIES OF L. FRANK BAUM. Hong Kong: Ford Press, 1989. #237 of 1000 signed by Ford. ++ THE HIGH-JINKS OF L. FRANK BAUM. Ford Press, 1969. #202 of 500 signed by Ford. ++ JAPANESE FAIRY TALES SERIES No. 13: THE SILLY JELLY-FISH. Lake Worth, FL: Alla T. Ford, (1969), (“70-” LCCN). #5 of 500. ++ THE MARCUS AURELIUS YEAR BOOK. Compiled from the Writings of Marcus Aurelius by Joan Barrett. Lon: Anthony Treherne/ NY: H. B. Calflin Co., 1906. Loose. ++ Charles Dickens. TWO GHOST STORIES/ THE BOY AT MUGBY/ THE SEVEN POOR TRAVELLERS. 1920. ++ Ford. THE JOYS OF FRIENDSHIP. Hong Kong: Ford Press, 1969, (“77-” LCCN). One of 1000. ++ Levi Fox (ed.). THE SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Cotman House, (nd). ++ Fox. A SHAKESPEARE TREASURY. Cotman/ (Printed Norwich: Jarrold & Sons), (nd). ++ THE SECOND LADY BEERBOHM. Dawson’s Book Shop, 1987. #27 of 150 signed by Corry Nethery and Wallace Nethery. ++ Ely E. Pilchik. EMMA: A Plaudit for Emma Lazarus. Press of Ward Schori, 1988. From an edition signed by Ward Schori on next to last leaf. ++ LITERARY MASTERS: AMERICAN AUTHORS. Ward Schori, 1994. One of 195. ++ Maupassant. THE FALSE GEMS. Schori Press, (1990). #42, signed by Ward Schori, no stated limitation. ++ Frank Irwin. THE CENTURIES OF NOSTRADAMUS. Hillside Press, 1964. Number “23+” signed by Frank Irwin. ++ Ray E. Garrison. “MY BEAUTIFUL DARLING” MARK TWAIN’S MOTHER AND HER KEOKUK YEARS. Ward Schori, 1992. Signed and inscribed “Best wishes to Kathryn/ from/ Ward Schori” on blank page facing colophon. ++ Caroline Thomas Harnsberger. MARK TWAIN LOVED CATS. Ward Schori, 1981. ++ DEKRETUM A BEKEROL. (Budapest: Zrinyi Nyoma, nd, “77.1801/1” on colophon). ++ Gustave Flaubert. BIBLIOMANIA [A TALE] Illustrated by Dugald Stermer. Somesuch Press, 1984. Total of 350 issued; #228 of 325. ++ Guy de Maupassant. THE BEGGAR. Tabula Rasa Press, 1982. #22 of 300 signed by Lathourakis. ++ P. H. Bellas. POE: MASTER OF MACABRE. Balt: Xavier Press, 1995. #40 of 200. Blade of grass in rear endpaper pocket. ++ Oscar Wilde. THE SELFISH GIANT. Privately Printed/ (Press of a Yankee Ink Dauber), (nd), #39 of 120. ++ Fr. Francis F. Guest. THE SYMBOLISM OF THE SANTA BARBARA PRESIDIO. Santa Barbara Mission Archive-Library, (1967). Signed by Francis F. Guest on title page. ++ John Lathourakis. SURVIVAL GUIDE TO ROME. Tablula Rasa Press, 1980. #191 of 300 signed by Lathourakis. ++ Elbert Hubbard. WALT WHITMAN. Hillside Press, 1983. Covers considerably stained. Rear hinge cracked. ++ 3 copies: O. Henry. THE GIFT OF THE MAGI. Dallas: Somesuch Press, 1978. #12, 105, and 207 of 300 signed by Andrew Hoyem. ++ SPEECHES & LETTERS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON. Little Leather Library, (nd). ++ 64mo - 12mo. Hard, soft, or flexible covers, or flexible covers. 1 in dj, 1 in slipcase. Mostly good to very good, some with weak hinges. Slight musty odor.
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