A Library in Miniature. H. T. Sheringham.
A Library in Miniature.
A Library in Miniature.
A Library in Miniature.
(Miniature Reference)

A Library in Miniature.

(London: Java Head Bookshop, 1948). 79pp. One of 500 copies. Illustrated with plates reproducing pages from important miniature books in black & white, including the Pickering Diamond Classics Odyssey. A concise history of miniature books from the 16th to 19th centuries, and a tribute to the joys of collecting miniature books, by Hugh Tempest Sheringham, a novelist, journalist, passionate angler, and collector of miniature books. The text was first published as a two-part essay in The Connoisseur in 1902. Printed at the Favil Press. Slipcase lightly toned, else very fine. Bound in vellum, gilt-stamped with the title to spine, in a white paper slipcase. (Welsh 6363). (2 3/4 by 2; 78x52mm). Item #27484

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