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Lot 436: 52 Vols: Mini-books, largely Francis J. Weber.

Waverly Rare Books Catalog Auction 12-1-2016

by Quinn's Auction Galleries

December 1, 2016

Falls Church, VA, USA

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  • 52 Vols: Mini-books, largely Francis J. Weber.
  • 52 Vols: Mini-books, largely Francis J. Weber.
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Description: [Miniature Books] 47 Titles (52 Vols). ++ C. Williams. CHILD’S NATURAL HISTORY OF BIRDS. Phila: H. C. Peck & Theo. Bliss, (nd). Many one-page woodcut illustrations (some hand colored by previous owner). Rear hinge fully cracked. ++ HISTORY OF THE BIBLE. New London: Wm. Bolles & Co., 1850. x, [11]-176 only, lacking at least 1 other leaf after that. Frontis is page [ii], and frontis recto is page [i]. Several one-page woodcut illustrations. Hinges weak, foxing. ++ HISTORY OF THE BIBLE. Albany: S. Shaw, 1822. Foxed, toned. Covers and first leaves separated, weak points in bdg, lacking spine. ++ 2 copies: Msgr. Francis J. Weber. MINIBIBLIOPHILIA. Dawson’s Book Shop, 1979. Both are from an edition limited to 250 reprinted from Hoja Vollante Numbers 136 and 137 by Grant Dahlstrom at The Castle Press, Pasadena. ++ Doyce B. Nunis. FRANCIS J. WEBER: THE MONSIGNOR OF THE ARCHIVES. Dawson’s Book Shop, (1983). One of 250. ++ 2 copies: Weber. THE RONALD REAGAN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY. El Camino Real Press, 2005. One of 150. Signed and inscribed by Weber on blank recto of the frontis. (Frontis is one of two 37-cent stamps used as illustrations.) ++ 2 copies (green and brown leather): Weber. UP 65 YEARS TO LARCHMONT. Los Angeles: Bela Blau, (1970). ++ Weber. EULOGY FOR A CARDINAL. San Buenaventura, (nd). One of 300 signed by Weber. ++ Weber. THE ROSE: AMERICA’S FLOWER. Junipero Serra Press, 1988. One of 200. ++ Weber. THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES (1934-1984). (Junipero Serra, nd). One of 200. ++ Weber. BUFFALO BILL’S BAPTISM. 1991. One of 200 signed by Weber. ++ Weber. ON REACHING A HUNDRED. 1994. One of 150. ++ Weber. THE XXIII OLYMPIAD. (Junipero Serra, nd, “81-” LCCN). One of 350. ++ Weber. JOHN HENRY CARDINAL NEWMAN (1801-1890). One of 300 signed by Weber. ++ Weber. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CALIFORNIA’S MINIATURE MISSION BOOKS. Junipero Serra Press, 1993. #6 of 125. ++ Weber. SACRED CONSECRATION AT SAN BUENAVENTURA MISSION. (Junipero Serra Press, nd), (“77-” LCCN). One of 350. ++ Weber. MAJESTY: BRITAIN’S “QUEEN MUM”. Evanston, IL: Ward Schori, (1990). From an edition signed by Weber on p13. ++ Weber. THE FIRST MASS IN CALIFORNIA. Old Monterey Book Company, (1999). #58 of 80. ++ Weber. WHAT HAPPENED TO JUNIPERO SERRA? Bela Blau, (1969). #806 of 1000 signed by Weber. ++ Weber. MAYNARD GEIGER: ARCHIVIST-HISTORIAN. Hilleary & Petko, (1982). One of 200. ++ Weber. JOHN CARROLL AND THE VERNACULAR LITURGY. Monterey: Hilleary & Petko, 1991. #77 of 135. ++ Weber. EARL WARREN: CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE UNITED STATES… Junipero Serra, (nd). ++ Weber. FOLLOWING BERNHARDT WALL. 1974. One of 200. ++ Weber. WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST. Junipero Serra, 1995. One of 150. ++ Weber. THE GREAT PARDON OF PORTIUNCULA. San Fernando, 1986. One of 300. ++ Weber. ANGELS FLIGHT: A LOS ANGELES FUNICULAR RAILWAY. (1988). One of 200 signed by Weber on p[7]. ++ Weber. SAN JAVIER DEL BAG. San Fernando: (Junipero Serra), 1985. One of 300. ++ Weber. THE SHROUD OF TURIN. MarMichel Press, 1999. One of 500. ++ OUR LADY OF MONTSERRAT. Junipero Serra, 1989. One of 200. ++ Weber. FOLLOWING BERNHARDT WALL. Dawson’s Book Shop, 1974. One of 200. ++ Rosario Andrea Curletti. LOS REGALITOS DE FRAY JUNIPERO. Archival Center, 1987. #59 of 350. ++ ON HUMAN RIGHTS: A SPEECH BY CARLOS FUENTES. Dallas: Somesuch Press, 1984. #39 of 395. ++ HALLEY’S 1986 VISIT TO PLANET EARTH. From an edition signed by Weber on terminal blank leaf. ++ Weber. AN EARTHQUAKE MEMOIR. Dawson’s Book Shop, 1971. One of 400, of which 100 were offered for sale. ++ CALIFORNIA: The Golden State. San Buenaventura, 1979. One of 300. ++ THE HOLY GRAIL. Junipero Serra, 1990. One of 200. ++ EL PUEBLO DE SAN JOSE DE GUADALUPE. San Buenaventura, 1978. One of 300. ++ Ian Macdonald. VICTORIA & ALBERT. Paisley: Gleniffer Press, 1988. #40 of 253. ++ Karoly Andrusko. OLYMPIA 1984. Ljubljana: Cankarjeva Zalozba, (1984). #293 of 400. ++ OLYMPIC STAMPS. (1984). #292 of 400. ++ OLYMPIC POSTERS. (1984). #291 of 400. ++ U. S. AIRMAIL STAMPS. Kansas City: Ariel Books/ Andrews and McMeel, (1996). ++ MAGYAR POSTABELYEG. 3 Vols only: (1966-1983: III. KOTET [and] 1951-1983: IV. KOTET [and] 1958-1984: V. KOTET). Budapest: Allami Nyomda, 1984. #106, #003, and #003, no stated limitation. ++ Valentine J. Poska. CHRONICLES OF TEXAS: A SESQUICENTENNIAL MEMENTO 1836-1986. ++ MINIATURE HISTORY OF ENGLAND. Lon: Goode Bros, (nd). Disbound, probably incomplete. ++ THE STORY OF COAST WATER BUFFALO HIDE. (NY: Coach Leatherware, 1984). ++ VATICAN PEEP. Kurbel Books, 1985. Accordian-style, in softcover case. #64 of 300 signed by Joseph L. Curran and E. Helene Sherman. ++ Accordian-style address list with contact information of PS Printing. ++ 64mo-16mo. Mostly hard or flexible covers, a few softcover. Slight musty odor. Mostly good to very good. 2.6 Lb.

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