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Lot 433: 34 mini-books: Children's, Achille J. St. Onge...

Waverly Rare Books Catalog Auction 12-1-2016

by Quinn's Auction Galleries

December 1, 2016

Falls Church, VA, USA

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  • 34 mini-books: Children's, Achille J. St. Onge...
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Description: [Miniature Books] 29 Titles (34 Vols). ++ Gray. ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD. Worcester: Achille J. St. Onge, 1960. One of 1000. ++ Clement C. Moore. THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS. Illustrated by Tasha Tudor. Worcester: Achille St. Onge, (nd), [1962]. 1st American Tasha Tudor edition. [18] leaves including free eps. Red leather covers. Dj has no price, but Hare’s transcription of the dj’s text does not include a price. Hare N27. ++ 3 copies, each one of 1000: Massmann. THE BIBLIOMIDGETS OF ACHILLE J. ST. ONGE: A MEMORIAL AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY. 1979. One has a white printed label on its front cover and a green printed label on its paper slipcase. The other 2 have gilt lettering on their front covers and white labels on their paper slipcases. ++ THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT: From the Gospel of St. Matthew Chapters 5 - 6 - 7. Achille J. St. Onge, 1973. One of 1500. ++ THOREAU’S TURTLE NEST: From the Journal Notes of Henry David Thoreau with a Preface by Walter Harding. Achille St. Onge, 1967. One of 1500. ++ THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY President of the United States Delivered at the Capitol, Washington January 20, 1961. Achille St. Onge, Worcester. ++ Louis Jacobs. THE JEWISH FESTIVALS. Achille J. St. Onge, 1961. One of 2000. ++ THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF RICHARD MILHOUS NIXON… January 20, 1969. Achille J. St. Onge, one of 1500. ++ HISTORICAL AMERICAN FLAGS. Achille J. St. Onge, 1968. One of 2000. ++ Henry David Thoreau. WILD APPLES… Achille J. St. Onge, 1956. ++ Van Wyck Brooks. FROM A WRITER’S NOTEBOOK. Achille J. St. Onge, 1955. One of 1000. ++ THE EULOGY TO UNITED STATES SENATOR ROBERT F. KENNEDY by his brother United States Senator Edward M. Kennedy delivered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, New York City June 8th, 1968. Achille J. St. Onge, (nd). One of 2000. ++ THOMAS JEFFERSON ON SCIENCE AND FREEDOM… Achille J. St. Onge, 1964. One of 1000. ++ John Quincy Adams. THE WANTS OF MAN: A POEM. Achille J. St. Onge, 1962. One of 950. ++ TLS by Achille J. St. Onge, transmitting a list of all books St. Onge had published up through 1969 (not present). In response to the recipient’s comments on St. Onge’s Ralph Waldo Emerson Book, St. Onge says that that had been his 2nd book, in 1939. Feb. 2, 1971, half a 4to leaf. ++ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. HIAWATHA’S CANOE. Gray Goose Press, 2002. #20 of 60. ++ LINCOLN SAID… 1982. Signed by illustrator (Herschel C. Logan) on ffep. ++ FOUR AUTHENTIC REPRODUCTIONS OF CHILDREN’S BOOKS originally printed by H. & E. Phinney, Cooperstown, 1820 Done at the Farmers’ Museum Print Shop. 4 Vols: BOOK OF ANIMALS/ MARY AND HER LITTLE KID/ THE TWO COCKS/ THE FAITHFUL DOG. ++ Stephen Longfellow. THE BEAGLE’S ADVENTURE. (Yellow Kid Press/ David W. Serette, 1968). One of 75. ++ Hilary Knight. A FIREFLY IN A FIR TREE. Harper & Row, (1963). ++ Small volume of mouse illustrations. Colophon: “From The Tale of Despereaux/ The Deluxe Movie Storybook/ Candlewick Press/ & cprt Universal Studios.” ++ WEE WILLIE WINKIE AND OTHER STORIES. (nd). ++ THE GOLDEN TREASURY: The best songs and lyrical poems… NY: Miniature Dictionary Publishers, (nd). Text block separated from binding. ++ Anderson. OUTRAGEOUS CAT TALES. Kitemaug Press, 1988. #81 of 100. ++ Hugh Morist. THE PROPAGATION OF THE MUSICAL ART ASSISTED & ADVANCED BY THE FELINE WORLD. Westmoreland: Hurley Books, 1984. ++ NASTY NANCY & HER CAT. Mermaid Press, 1962. ++ THE CAT WHO LOVED CHRISTMAS. Monterey: Hilleary & Petko, 1981. One of 180. ++ POETRY FOR CHILDREN: Facsimile reprint of an obscure American juvenile based on the work of the same name by Charles & Mary Lamb. Dawson’s Book Shop, 1982. One of 150. ++ Anglund. A POCKETFUL OF PROVERBS. Harcourt, Brace & World, (1964). ++ 3 Booklets by O. Henry: THE ETHICS OF A PIG; THE SLEUTHS; THE LICKPENNY LOVER. (Doubleday, Page/Winthrop Press), (1908), (1911), (1908). Ethics of a Pig’s wraps separated from pages. ++ NEVER NAME YOUR BABY BILL. Price/Stern/Sloan, (1969). Wraps and spine beginning to separate from text. ++ 64mo-16mo. Hard, flexible, or softcover. Good to very good. Slight musty odor. 1.8 Lb.

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