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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 171

    Tiny Alphabet of Birds [Animals]. Glasgow: David Bryce & Son, [1896]. 2 parts in one volume, 28 x 20mm. Printed in red and black, coloured illustrations. Original red pictorial morocco gilt with Mellins Food advertisement on lower cover. Bondy p.72; Spielmann 489; Welsh 5200.

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    Tiny Alphabet of Birds [Animals]. Glasgow: David Bryce & Son, [1896]. 2 parts in one volume, 28 x 20mm. Printed in red and black, coloured illustrations. Original red pictorial morocco gilt with Mellins Food advertisement on lower cover. Bondy p.72; Spielmann 489; Welsh 5200.

    With 31 other miniature books including The Infant's Library (London, [n.d.], books 3, 6, 7, 8, 13 and 16 only, of 16), Calendrier de tous les Saints ([No place, c.1815], 2 vols. only (of 12) dated "Mai" and "Juin" on spines), The Fairy Annual. Edited by Robin Goodfellow (London, 1838), and 4 in metal cases with magnifying glasses in the lids, the lot contained in a bird's-eye maple box with hinged lid. (32)


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