Early American Miniature Books

Note: Each listing below has an LN or LND number; please include the book title and
this number when inquiring about or ordering a book.

  

Albums
 P. E. B. Society, Philadelphia, 2 5/8" x 2 1/8", gilt cloth boards (clasp missing), 11 tin-type photographs, inscribed by Reverend Mr. WhartonLN
#1
$200.00
 Simmons & Co, New Bedford MA, 1 3/4" x 1 1/8", gilt leather boards with brass clasp, 18 early photographsLN
#2
$125.00
 2 3/16" x 1 3/4", black leather boards with brass clasp, 12 early photographsLN
#3
SOLD
 1 1/4" x 1", pierced and embossed brass over cloth boards with brass clasp, 10 Victorian printsLN
#4
$225.00
 1 1/4" x 1", modern black leather boards, 10 early photographs, including one old gent in his Grant Army of the Republic uniformLN
#5
$150.00

Apples of Gold; Fenelon, Francois1852, Lippincott, Grambo & Co., Philadelphia, 3 1/4" x 2 3/4"LN
#2
SOLD

Aunt Fanny at School by Aunt Fanny; Barrow, Frances Elizabeth1866, Breed Butler & Co., Buffalo, 1 1/2" x 1 1/16", Welsh 409, first of the six Aunt Fanny booksLND
#3
SOLD

Aunt Rose and Her Neices c 1850, Moore & Nims, Troy NY, 2 1/8" x 1 1/2", cloth boardsLN
#135
SOLD

Battle Hymn of the Republicc 1890, Piso Compay, Warren PA, 3 1/8" x 2", printed paper wrappersLN
#86
$20.00

Bible1894, Bible Societie's Committee for Japan (American Bible Society) 2 3/4" x 1 3/4", cloth wallet binding, text in JapaneseLN
#145
$45.00

Bible Forget-Me-Nots: A Daily Text Book of Divine Promisesc. 1885, E. P. Dutton & Co., New York, 3" x 3"LND
#4
$65.00

Bible in Miniature for Childrenc 1835, Dorr, Howland, Co, Worcester, 2 1/8" x 1 5/8", cloth boards, 25 engravings, Adomeit A84LN
#35
SOLD

Bible In Miniature or a Concise History of the Old and New Testaments, The1812, C. Norris & Co., Exeter (NH), 2 7/16" x 1 5/8", full calf with black leather label, Adomeit A22.LND
#5
SOLD

Birch Bark Poems; Loomis, Charles F.1880, Cillicothe OH, 2 7/8" x 2 1/8", 10 pp., birch bark wrappers, seventh thousandsRB
#2
SOLD

Bijou Illustrations of the Holy Landc 1864, J. Hamilton, Philadelphia, 1 1/8" x 1", gilt cloth, 31 lithographic platesLN
#102
$400.00

Book of Common Prayer1864, Thomas Nelson & Sons, New York, 3 5/8" x 2 3/8", 244 pp., embossed leather boardsLN
#3
SOLD

Bunch of Grapes; Barrow, Frances Elizabeth1861, Breed. Butler & Co., Buffalo, 1 5/8 x 1 1/4", front cover nearly detached, but pages complete and intactLND
#82
$50.00

Calendar1883, Colgate & Co., New York, 2 1/8" x 1 5/8", printed in red, blue, and goldLND
#11
SOLD

Calendar1886, Murdock's Liquid Food, New York, 3" x 2 1/8", printed paper wrapperLN
#44
$25.00

Carletta or Going to Sing in Heaven;1841, Boston, American Tract Society, 2 1/4 x 1 1/2"LND
#12
SOLD

Carl's Visit to Child Island by Aunt Laura, The; Barrow, Frances Elizabeth1863, Buffalo, Breed, Butler & Co, 1 7/8 x 1 3/8", internal binding loose, but intact, an uncommon titleLN
#55
SOLD

Centennial Book1876, Orange Judd Co., New York, 3 1/4" x 2 1/2", printed paper wrappers, keepsake of the Centennial Exhibition with advertisementsLN
#275
SOLD

Chips from the Essays of Eliand, Frederick A. Stokes, New York, 3 1/2" x 2 5/16", silk spine, printed boards; front cover water-stained and nearly detachedLN
#75
$15.00

Christiana: The Little Pilgrim's Progress, Part II; Bunyan, Johnc. 1851, H. C. Peck & Theo. Bliss, Philadelphia, 3 3/16" x 2 3/4", original cloth, gilt edges, Welsh 1517 (listed with Little Robinson Crusoe)LND
#13
SOLD

Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Revised and Corrected; Wesley, John1833, published by B. Waugh and T. Mason for the Methodist Episcopal Church Conference Office, Crosby-street, J. Collord, Printer, New York, 3 1/16" x 1 15/16", one of several early editions remarkable for a large number of pages. Welsh 1985.LND
#14
$75.00

Columbian Souvenir Medal1893, Chicago Worlds Fair, 2 1/8" dia pewter case with title and bust of Columbus on front and relief image of the U. S. Man of War on back, housed inside is a connected series of twelve colored images of featured fair attractionsLN
#36
SOLD

Corks1896, J. B. Colgan, New York City, 3" x 2 1/8", decorative printed wrappers, year's calender, with catalog of various corksLN
#131
$10.00

Course of Time, The1844, Sanborn & Carter, Portland ME, 3 1/2" x 2 3/8", 276 pp, red leather boardsLN
#111
SOLD

Crumbs from the Master's Table, or Select Sentences, Doctrinal, Practical and Experimental; Mason, William1831, A. Appleton Company, New York, 2 5/8" x 2 1/16", cloth, title soiled and lacks front fly leaf, first edition and the first book published by Appleton, with early booksellers label of C. Whipple, Newburyport and printed notation Presented by M. W. Kimball of Hopkinton, 1876, Welsh 4865LND
#15
$150.00

Crystal Gemsc 1853, G. W. Cottrell, Boston, 3 1/8" x 2 1/48", 96 pp, blue cloth boards with gilt, RB #18, loose at front jointLN
#132
SOLD

Daily Helpc 1898, American Baptist Publishers, Philadelphia, 3" x 2 5/8", printed cloth boards, RB #2LN
#54
SOLD

Dainty Junkets; Rorer, Sarah Tyson1898, Chr. Hansen' Laboratory, Little Falls NY, 2 5/8" x 3 3/16", decorative paper wrappers, Junket recipesLN
#130
SOLD

Demorest's Monthly Magazine;1866, New York, 3 3/16" x 2 1/2", blue wrappers, two color fashion plates, Spielmann, Welsh and Miniature Book Collector Volume IILND
#18
$125.00

Dew Drops1847, American Tract Society, 150 Nassau St., New York, 2 1/4" x 1 1/2", cloth boundLND
#20
SOLD

Dew Dropsc 1847-1858, Merriam, Moore & Co., Troy, New York, 2 13/16" x 1 1/2", gilt cloth boundLN
#49
SOLD

Doll's Surprise Party by Aunt Laura, The; Barrow, Frances Elizabeth1863, Breed, Butler & Co., Buffalo, 1 7/8" x 1 3/8", decorative gilt cloth boundLND
#21a
SOLD

Doll's Surprise Party by Aunt Laura, The; Barrow, Frances Elizabeth1863, Breed, Butler & Co., Buffalo, 1 7/8" x 1 7/16", lacks fly leaves, cloth boundLND
#21
SOLD

 Short Histories of Great Civil War Generals   
 N. P. Banks, worn coversLND
#22
SOLD
 D.C. BuellLND
#23
SOLD
 A. E. Burnside, worn coversLND
#24
SOLD
 Benj. F. Butler, worn coversLND
#25
SOLD
 N. LyonLND
#26
SOLD
 John MorganLND
#27
SOLD
 Short Histories of Poor Boys   
 Henry M. StanleyLND
#28
$45.00
 Senator Stanford, worn coversLND
#29
SOLD

Eunice Williamsc 1919, Olde Deerfield Doll House, Deerfield MA, 2 3/4" x 2 1/4", 9 pp., printed wrappers, not listed in Welsh or BradburyLN
#34
SOLD

Faithful Sheep; Barrow, Frances Elizabeth1863, Breed. Butler & Co., Buffalo, 1 5/8 x 1 1/4", ink notations on front flyleafLND
#83
SOLD

Famous Men of the United Statesc 1850-1860, H. C. Peck & Theo. Bliss, Philadelphia, 3 1/8" x 2 1/2", 191 pp., gilt and brown cloth boardsLN
#72
SOLD

Floral Wreath, The1851, G. W. Cottrell, Boston, 3 1/16" x 2 1/4", 96 pp., gilt clothLN
#116
SOLD

Fred's Scrap-Bookc 1874, American Tract Society, 2 7/16" x 1 3/4", 168 pp., gilt clothRB
#50
SOLD

Gems of Sacred Poetry1857, American Tract Society, New York, 3" x 2 3/16", red leather purse wrapper.LN
#125
$30.00

General Epistle of James, The1857, Charles Taber & Co., New Bedford MA, 2 1/2" x 2 1/4", black paper wrappers, no American edition recorded by Welsh.LND
#34
SOLD

Golden Vase, The: A Miniature Gift1851, G. W. Cottrell, Boston, 3" x 2 1/4", 96 pp., gilt clothLN
#10
$65.00

Golden Vase, The: A Miniature Gift1851, J. Buffurn, Boston, 3 1/8" x 2 1/4, original clothLND
#35
SOLD

Gospel According to Saint Johnnd, New York Bible Society, New York, 2 1/4" x 1 5/8", 524 pp., gilt suedeLN
#52
$25.00

Hans and Maynd, Sunday-School Union, New York, 2 1/2" x 2 3/16", printed paper wrappersLN
#42
$25.00

Hazelton's Pocket-Book Almanac, 1880 1880, E. T. Hazeltine, Warren PA, 1 7/8" x 1 3/8", later gilt leather boards, original printed wrappers intactLN
#11
$45.00

Hazelton's Pocket Book Almanack for 18901890, E. T. Hazeltine, Warren PA, 2" x 1 3/8", printed paper wrappersLN
#87
SOLD

Heavenly Manna or a Collection of Prayers and Promises for Each Day of the Year1832, D. F. Robinson, Hartford, 2 3/4" x 2 1/4", with printed back strip label, unrecorded in WelshLND
#41
SOLD

Heavenly Manna or a Collection of Prayers and Promises for Each Day of the Yearc 1828, American Tract Society, New York, 3 1/8" x 2 3/8", cloth bound, worn and tattered, Welsh 3267LND
#42
SOLD

History of the Bible1831, printed by J. B. & L Baldwin, Bridgeport, 2 1/8 x 1 3/4", calf binding, illustrated, Adomeit A70LND
#45
SOLD

History of the Bible1825, printed by H. & E. Phinney, Cooperstown, 2" x 1 5/8", gilt leather, Adomeit A57.LN
#105
SOLD

History of the Bible1843, printed by H. & E. Phinney, Cooperstown, 2" x 1 3/4", calf binding, hinges mended, illustrated, Adomeit A96.LND
#46
SOLD

History of the Bible1831, printed by W. & J. Bolles, New London, 2 1/8" x 1 3/4" calf binding, rebacked, Adomeit A71.LND
#47
SOLD

History of the Bible1862, Breed, Butler & Co., Buffalo, cloth bound, Adomeit A121.LND
#48
$175.00

History of the Bible1869, Breed & Lent, Buffalo, cloth boards, Adomeit A125.LN
#48
$125.00

History of the Bible1851, Alden, Beardsley & Co, Auburn, 2 1/4" x 1 7/8", blind stamped leather, Adomeit A108.LND
#49
SOLD

History of the Bible1866, Breed, Butler & Co., Buffalo, lacks page 191/192, Ray Smith copy with his bookplate, Adomeit A123LND
#50
$150.00

History of the Bible1850, Phinney & Co., Buffalo, leather binding, Adomeit A104.LND
#51
$60.00

History of the Biblec 1835, Bolles & Williams, New London, 2" x 1 5/8", calf, gilt tooled on back strip, with 24 woodcut illustrations, Adomeit A141LND
#52
SOLD

History of the Bible1857, Phinney & Co, Buffalo, 2" x 1 5/8", 192 pp., embossed leather boardsLN
#12
SOLD

History of the United States1858, John P. Jewett & Co, Boston, 2 1/8" x 1 5/8", 160 pp., gilt and red cloth boardsLN
#45
SOLD

History of the United States1858, John P. Jewett & Co, Boston, 2 1/8" x 1 5/8", 160 pp., gilt and green cloth boardsLN
#46
$395.00

Improved Pocket Dictionary, An1852, Mills, Crandall, & Mosely, Cazenovia NY, 3 1/4" x 2 1/8", 187 pp., gilt and burgandy leather boardsLN
#110
$100.00

Knickerbocker Shakespeare Series:
A Midsummer Night's Dream
As You Like It
Henry IV, part 1
Henry V
Henry VI, part 3
Henry VIII
Julius Caesar
King Lear
Measure for Measure
Much Ado About Nothing
Romeo and Juliet
Taming of the Shrew
The Comedy of Errors
The Merchant of Venice
The Merry Wives of Windsor
The Tempest
nd, Knickerbocker Leather and Novelty Company, New York, 3 1/4" x 2 1/4", soft leather covers with gilt titlingLN
#120
$20.00
each

Life of Tennyson;nd, Duke's Cigarettes, 2 3/4" x 1 1/2", 15 pages, decorative coverLN
#100
$45.00

Life of General Tom Thumb, The; Tom Thumbc 1847, published by Moore & Nims, Troy NY, 2 3/16" x 1 1/2", Welsh 6773 (this copy not marked Tiny Library)LND
#57
$150.00

Little Comfort; Barrow, Frances Elizabeth1863, Breed. Butler & Co., Buffalo, 1 5/8 x 1 1/4"LND
#84
SOLD

Little History of the United States, Thec 1850-1860, H. C. Peck & Theo. Bliss, Philadelphia, 3 1/8" x 2 1/2", 191 pp., gilt and brown cloth boardsLN
#71
SOLD

Little Loversc 1880, E. P. Dutton Co, New York, 3" x 2 3/8", 8 pp. pictorial die-cut boards in a printed paper envelope, printed by Ernst Nister, LondonLN
#16
SOLD

Little Waif in the Lighthousend, Sunday-School Union, New York, 2 1/2" x 2 3/16", printed paper wrappersLN
#43
$25.00

Longfellow: Life Sketches1901, Andrew J. Hope, New York, 2" x 1 1/4", printed paper; advertising dummy book with fold out sheet of sample poemLN
#115
$25.00

Marcus Aurelius Year Book, The1906, Henry Altemus Company, Philadelphia, 2 3/4" x 2 3/16", 127 pp., full leather with gilt titling, with original sales boxLN
#70
SOLD

Miniature Almanack for 18261826 Richardson & Lord, Boston, 2 7/8" x 1 7/8", 28 pp., marbled paper wrappers, covers looseLN
#17
$60.00

Miniature Almanack for 18271827 Richardson & Lord, Boston, 2 7/8" x 1 7/8", 28 pp., marbled paper wrappers, covers looseLN
#18
$75.00

Miniature Almanack for 18281828 Richardson & Lord, Boston, 2 7/8" x 1 7/8", 28 pp., marbled paper wrappers, Robert Massmann bookplateLN
#39
SOLD

Miniature Almanack for 18291829 Richardson & Lord, Boston, 2 7/8" x 1 7/8", 28 pp., marbled paper wrappers, Robert Massmann bookplateLN
#40
$85.00

Miniature Almanack for 18311831 Richardson & Lord, Boston, 2 7/8" x 1 7/8", 28 pp., marbled paper wrappers, Robert Massmann bookplateLN
#19
$40.00

Miniature Almanack for 18341834 Carter, Hendee & Co, Boston, 3" x 1 7/8", 32 pp., marbled paper wrappers, Robert Massmann bookplateLN
#38
$85.00

Miniature Almanack for 18341834 Carter, Hendee & Co, Boston, 3" x 1 7/8", 32 pp., text intact, but missing marbled paper wrappersLN
#38a
$40.00

Miniature Illuminated Book of Hoursc. 1425, probably Paris, 2" x 1 1/4", single leaf of vellum with text, mounted in a copy of French Illuminated Manuscripts by H. C. Schultz, Grabhorn Press, 1958, 8" x 6", 30 pp., decorative paper boards, 200 copiesLND
#64
SOLD

Moments with Ella Wheeler Wilcoxnd, Leopold B.Hill, London, 3 5/8" x 2 9/16", 104 pp., printed paper boards, somewhat tatteredLN
#105
SOLD

Morsels of History by Aunt Laura; Barrow, Frances Elizabeth1863, Buffalo, Breed, Butler & Co, 1 3/4 x 1 3/8", new cloth spine and new endpapers, text pages goodLN
#56
SOLD

Naval Heroes of Americac 1850-1860, H. C. Peck & Theo. Bliss, Philadelphia, 3 1/8" x 2 1 5/8", 191 pp., gilt and red cloth boardsLN
#73
SOLD

New Testament Stories by Aunt Laura; Barrow, Frances Elizabeth64 pages, cloth. 2 1/8" x 1 5/8. Breed, Butler and Co. Buffalo, 1862.LND
#67
SOLD

New York State Pocket Almanac for 1837H. Ivison & Co, Auburn NY, 3 1/2" x 1 7/8", 24 pp., paper wrappersLN
#39
$20.00

Old Musician, Thend, Piso Compay, Warren PA, 3" x 2", printed paper wrappersLN
#59
$25.00

Our Picnic in the Woods by Aunt Laura, The; Barrow, Frances Elizabethc 1862, Breed, Butler & Co, Buffalo, 2 1/8" x 1 5/8", 64 pp., gilt clothLN
#51
$125.00

Piso's Pocket Almanack for 19051905, Piso Compay, Warren PA, 1 15/16" x 1 5/16", printed paper wrappersLN
#85
$10.00

Pocket Almanack for 18411841, Thomas Groom, Boston, 3 1/4" x 1 7/8", later marbled paper wrappers, Robert Massmann bookplateLN
#21
$30.00

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship in the Presbyterian Church of the United States of Americac 1843, Presbyterian Board of Publication, Philadelphia, 3 3/16" x 2 3/8", brown leather, gilt tooled, gilt edges, not is WelshLND
#72
SOLD

Psalms, Hymns and Spritual Songs, Applied to the Christian State and Worship; Watts Isaac1804, published by W. P. & L. Blake, Boston, 3 3/4" x 2 1/4", calf, stamped C. HavenLND
#74
SOLD

Raven, The; Poe, Edgar Allanc 1900, Thomas Crowell & Co, New York, 2 5/8" x 2 1/8", suede leather wrappersLN
#141
SOLD
Recessional;Kipling, Rudyardc 1917, Saalfield Publishing, Akron OH, 3 1/4" x 2 1/2", soft suede boardsLN
#121
$10.00

 Short Histories of Great Civil War Generalsc 1888, Duke Cigarette Company, Park Place NY, 2 3/4" x 1 7/16", pictorial printed wrappers, 14 pp. 
General Winfield Scott LN
#23
SOLD
General W. J. Hardee LN
#24
SOLD
General H. W. Halleck LN
#25
SOLD
General Joe Hooker LN
#26
SOLD
General A. E. Burnside LN
#27
SOLD

School Luncheonsc 1905, Armour & Company, Chicago, 2 3/4" x 2 1/4", decorative printed paper coversLN
#99
SOLD

Scrap Bookn.d., n.p., flexible black leather wrappers; 19th century, with numerous small chromolithograph pictures pasted inLN
#40
SOLD

Small Rain Upon the Tender Herbsn.d., American S. School Union, Philadelphia, 1 1/4" x 1 1/16", leather wallet wrappersLN
#28
SOLD

Snowbound; Whittier, John Greenleafc 1900, Thomas Crowell & Co, New York, 2 5/8" x 2 1/8", suede leather wrappersLN
#140
$20.00

Stephen Williamsc 1919, Olde Deerfield Doll House, Deerfield MA, 2 3/4" x 2 1/4", 12 pp., printed wrappers, not listed in Welsh or BradburyLN
#35
$35.00

Thirty-three Breakfasts1907, Livermore & Knight Co., Providence RI, 2 5/16" x 2 1/16", gilt red leather, small ink stain on front and back coverLN
#101
$225.00

Tom Thumb's Picture Alphabet in Rhymec 1850, Kiggins & Kellogg, New York, 3 1/4" x 2", 8 pp., pictorial wrappers, first series, number 1LN
#50
$95.00

Traveller, The; Goldsmith, Oliverc 1900, Thomas Crowell & Co, New York, 2 5/8" x 2 1/8", suede leather wrappersLN
#142
$20.00

Tiny Book of Cocktailsc 1905, Livermore & Wright, Providence, 2 1/8" x 1 3/4", 74 pp., gilt leatherRB
#4
SOLD

Tiny Book of Saladsc 1905, Livermore & Wright, Providence, 2 1/8" x 1 3/4", 208 pp., gilt leatherRB
#2
SOLD

Tiny Book of Sandwichesc 1905, Livermore & Wright, Providence, 2 1/8" x 1 3/4", 97 pp., gilt leatherRB
#1
SOLD

Twelve Brothers or the History of Joseph, Thec 1840, S. Babcock, Boston, 2 7/8" x 1 3/4", 8 pp., printed yellow wrappersLN
#29
SOLD

World's Best Short Storiesc 1900, American Tobacco Company, 2 13/16" x 2 3/16" 
Chits and a Chinaman; Pearsall, Robert J.LN
#88
SOLD
Discernment of Sergeant McCarty, The; Macfarlane, Peter ClarkLN
#89
SOLD
Ethics of Pig, The; Henry, O.LN
#90
SOLD
Get-Rich Quick Wallingford; Chester, George Randolph.LN
#91
SOLD
Impromptu Cousin, The; Glass, MontagueLN
#92
SOLD
Klein's Finacial System; Lessing, BrunoLN
#93
SOLD
Number Fifty-Six; Leacock, StephenLN
#94
SOLD
Poison Lady, The; Barnes, Charles R.LN
#95
SOLD
Remittance Man, The; Forrester, IzolaLN
#96
SOLD
Sisterly Scheme, A; Bunner, H. C.LN
#97
SOLD
Wanted a Foreman for Z Star; Cullen, Clarence L.LN
#98
SOLD

World's Best Short Stories
group of five titles
c 1914, Winthrop Press, 2 13/16" x 2 3/16", distributed by the Knights of Columbus 
Biddle's Rally Round the Flag; Finnegan, Frank X.
Distance Back, The; Amid, John
McCrohan and Slammin-Guides; Nourse, W. J. H.
Mister Clink Thurston's Duel, The; Peple, Edward
Poison Lady, The; Barnes, Charles R.LN
#136
SOLD

White Sewing Machine booklet; .c 1900, Cleveland OH, 3 5/8" x 3", 8 pp. printed paper wrappers, shaped pagesLN
#217
$50.00

Yachting Hints: Tables and Useful Memoranda; Franklin, A. C.1900, Spon C., London and New York, 1 7/8" x 2 7/8", 103 pp. with erratum leaf, gilt cloth, Welsh 2902LN
#33
$225.00

Zion's Bank of Bible Promises1857, Henry Hoyt, Boston, 1 7/8" x 1 3/8", 29 pp., gilt printed paper wrappersLN
#32
$75.00

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