Press of Ward Schori

Ward K. Schori of Evanston, Illinois was a professional printer and journalist who produced numerous miniature books from the early 1960s till his death in 1995.

Note: Each listing below has a Bradbury Number (RB#) where applicable; please include
the book title and this number when inquiring about or ordering a book.

 SPECIAL EDITIONS   

Christmas Carols1966, 2 3/8" x 1 7/8", 60 pp., gilt leather w/ color illus. on cover, 196 copiesRB
#6
$75.00

Fireflies, A collection of Haiku; Ankenbrand, Franks J.1965, 2 1/8" x 1 7/8", 47 pp., gilt leather with hand painted cover by J. Diez, printed on Natsume paper, 1 of 100, signed by SchoriRB
#53a
$125.00

Fireflies, A collection of Haiku; Ankenbrand, Franks J.1965, 2 1/8" x 1 7/8", 47 pp., green gilt leather with hand painted cover, printed on bible paperRB
#53b
$95.00

Lullaby Book of Poems; Field Eugene1963, 2" x 2 3/16", 64 pp., gilt leather w/ hand painted cover by J. Diez, 600 copiesRB
#2
125.00

Memories, An Anthology 1963, 1 3/4" x 2 1/8", 46 pp., gilt leather, with hand-painted cover design by J. Diez RB
#3
SOLD

Rudolph, The Red Nosed Reindeer; May, Robert L.1963, 2" x 1 7/8", 29 pp., gilt leather with hand-painted cover by J. DiezRB
#4
$125.00

Selected Work of Paul Ashbrook (1867-1949); Barker, Paul A. (editor)1991, 2 5/8" x 2 15/16", 61 pp., gilt leather in slipcase, 249 copiesRB
#67
SOLD

Snake Handling Sunday in the Blue Church; Thomas, Annabel1985, 2 13/16" x 1 1/2", 42 pp., snake skin bound, 32 copiesRB
#33
SOLD

Texas Notes; Huddleston, Sam1986, 2 1/2" x 2", 92 pp., gilt leather, hand painted onlay in clamshell box, signed by author and publisher, 1 of 10, 1 of 3 bound by John LaRiviereRB
#40
$320.00

To a Skylark; Shelley, Percy Bysshe1962, 1 3/4" x 2 1/4", 23 pp., gilt leather by J. Diez, 120 copiesRB
#1
SOLD

Washington's Farewell Address to the People of the United States; Washington, George1976 2 1/2" x 1 3/4", 25 pp., gilt leather; three variant bindings available: red, burgundy, or navy blueRB
#10
$75.00

We Shall Pay Any Price, Bear Any Burden, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1917-1963; Newman, Ralph Geoffrey1988, 2 1/16" x 2 1/2", 27 pp., gilt leather in slipcase w/ kennedy medallion, 1 of 100RB
#53
$95.00

William Shakespeare, Nearer My Bard to Thee; Marder, Louis1993, 2 1/2" x 2 1/8", 82 pp., gilt leather in clamshell box, signed by author, 1 of 5RB
#74a
SOLD

William Shakespeare, Nearer My Bard to Thee; Marder, Louis1993, 2 1/2" x 2 1/8", 82 pp., gilt suede with metal bust mounted on cover, 199 copiesRB
#74b
$45.00

 STANDARD EDITIONS   

Abraham Lincoln, An Autobiographical Narrative; Newman, Ralph Geoffrey1992, 2 9/16" x 2 1/8", 153 pp., 3 vols., gilt leatherRB
#72
$95.00

Addie, An Obituary, 18951987, 2 7/16" x 2", 38 pp., gilt cloth boards, 120 copiesRB
#43
$25.00

Bachya on Humility; Pilchik, Ely E.1986, 2 9/16" x 1 7/8", 41 pp., gilt leather, 225 copiesRB
#37
$25.00

Ballad of Yukon Jake, The; Paramore, Jr., Edward E.1979, 2 5/8" x 2", 32 pp., gilt leatherRB
#15
$45.00

Benjamin Cardozo on Values; Pilchik, Ely E.1986, 2 9/16" x 1 7/8", 59 pp., gilt leather, 225 copiesRB
#39
$25.00

Beruriah, Mother in Israel; Pilchik, Ely E.1989, 2 9/16" x 2 1/8", 45 pp., gilt leather spine w/ paper boards, 175 copiesRB
#54
SOLD

Calligraphy and Lettering; Petty, G. Harvey1985, 2" x 2 5/8", 92 pp., printed paper boards, 225 copiesRB
#31
$35.00

Came the Dawn, Guffaws from the Dumb Movies; Thomajan, P.K.1980, 2 11/16" x 2", 44 pp., gilt leather, 250 copiesRB
#16
$25.00

Celebration of Vice-Presidents of the United States of America, A; Harris, Bea1990, 2 9/16" x 2 3/16", 112 pp., gilt leatherRB
#62
$45.00

Christmas Poems; Riley, James Whitcomb1982, 1 13/16" x 1 1/2", gilt leather boardsRB
#21a
$50.00

Christmas Poems; Riley, James Whitcomb1982, 1 13/16" x 1 1/2", pictorial printed cloth boards, 241 copiesRB
#21b
$36.00

Colored Buttons; Wildeman, June M.F.1983, 2 15/16" x 2 1/8", 54 pp., gilt leather, hand colored, 225 copiesRB
#24a
SOLD

Colored Buttons; Wildeman, June M.F.1983, 2 15/16" x 2 1/8", 54 pp., gilt leather, un-colored, 225 copiesRB
#24b
$15.00

Emma, A Plaudit for Emma Lazarus; Pilchik, Ely E.1988, 2 9/16" x 1 7/8", 38 pp., gilt leather spine w/ paper boards, 153 copiesRB
#49
SOLD

Faithful Dog, The1985, 2 7/8" x 1 15/16", 12 pp., printed paper wrapperRB
#36
$10.00

False Gems, The; Maupassant, Guy de.1990, 2 9/16" x 2 1/5", 40 pp., gilt suede w/ embedded jewel, 184 copiesRB
#63
$40.00

Fortas Bibliohaox, The; Klinefelter, Walter1992, 2 1/4" x 2 5/8", 148 pp., gilt cloth boards, 249 copiesRB
#70
$42.00

Grant's Memoirs, The General's Greatest Victory1989, 2 9/16" x 2 1/8', 29 pp., gilt leather, 170 copiesRB
#57
SOLD

Greatest Thing in the World, The; Drummond, Henry1968, 1 15/16" x 1 11/16', 51 pp., gilt leather, 200 copiesRB
#8
$25.00

Great Western, The Saga of Sarah, An American War Heroine1994, 2 3/8" x 2 5/8", 32 pp., gilt leatherRB
#77
$36.00

Halley's 1986 Visit to Planet Earth; Weber, Francis J.1986, 2 1/2" x 1 7/8", 35 pp., gilt leather, 175 copies w/ 50 in leatherRB
#35a
SOLD

Halley's 1986 Visit to Planet Earth; Weber, Francis J.as above, paper boardsRB
#35b
SOLD

Hystery Class; Herzog, Brad1987, 2 1/4" x 3 1/8", 12 pp., printed paper wrapperRB
#47
$10.00

Irish Bulls; Vest, Eugene1981, 1 1/2" x 1 5/8", 32 pp., gilt cloth boards, 100 copiesRB
#76
$35.00

It's Easy to Like Lincoln Now!; Hall, Tom1988, 2 5/8" x 2 3/16", 42 pp., gilt suede, 300 copiesRB
#48
$25.00

John Gilpin's Ride; Cowper, William1982, 2 1/2" x 1 3/4", 52 pp., gilt leatherRB
#20
$25.00

Jumping Frog, The; Twain, Mark1986, 2 13/16" x 2", 66 pp., gilt cloth boards, 225 copiesRB
#38
SOLD

Kindergarten Wisdom; Fulghum, Robert1988, 2 1/4" x 2 3/4", 10 pp., gilt suede boards, 120 copiesRB
#50
$25.00

Last Battle of the Civil War, The; Schori, Ward K.1991, 2 1/8" x 2 9/16", 38 pp., gilt leather spine w/ paper boardsRB
#66a
$30.00

Last Battle of the Civil War, The; Schori, Ward K.1991, 2 1/8" x 2 6/8", 38 pp., printed cloth boardsRB
#66b
SOLD

Lieutenant and the Squaw, The; Matson, Nehemiah1995, 2 3/8" x 2 1/8", 37 pp., gilt cloth boards, 165 copiesRB
#83
$30.00

Lincoln, the Literary Genius; Barzun, Jacques1977, 2 1/2" x 1 7/8", 49 pp., gilt leatherRB
#11
SOLD

Literary Masters: Authors of the World and American Authors1994, 2 5/8" x 2 1/4", 114 pp., 2 vols. gilt leather, 195 copiesRB
#78
$50.00

Lord's Prayer, The; Bible, Old Testament1982, 1 3/8" x 2 5/8", 56 pp., gilt leather, 190 copiesRB
#19
$25.00

Lot's Wife Was a Skeptic; Cook, Gladys1988, 2 1/8" x 1 3/8", 32 pp., cloth boards, 50 copiesRB
#84
$45.00

Love Poems1993, 2 9/16" x 2 1/4", 42 pp., gilt cloth boards, 150 copiesRB
#71
$27.00

Luck; Twain, Mark1984, 2 11/16" x 2 1/4", 49 pp., printed cloth boards, 199 copiesRB
#30
$45.00

Maimonides on Giving; Pilchik, Ely E.1985, 2 9/16" x 1 7/8", 40 pp., gilt leather, 225 copiesRB
#32
$25.00

Maimonides on Human Excellence; Pilchik, Ely E.1985, 2 9/16" x 1 7/8", 36 pp., gilt leather, 149 copiesRB
#34
$25.00

Majesty: Bitain's "Queen Mum"; Weber, Francis J.1990, 2 9/16" x 2 1/8", 13 pp., gilt suedeRB
#61
$35.00

Man's Unconquerable Mind; Higher, Gilbert1974, 2 1/8" x 1 5/8", 46 pp., gilt leather, 150 copiesRB
#9
$50.00

Mark Twain and Birds; Harnsberger, Caroline Thomas1984, 2 11/16" x 2 3/4", 52 pp., leather boards & engraved metal plate, 239 copiesRB
#29a
$90.00

Mark Twain and Birds; Harnsberger, Caroline Thomas1984, 2 11/16" x 2 3/4", 52 pp., gilt cloth boards & engraved metal plate, 239 copiesRB
#29b
$55.00

Mark Twain Loved Cats; Harnsberger, Caroline Thomas1982, 2 3/4" x 2 3/16", 34 pp., gilt cloth boards, 237 copiesRB
#18
SOLD

Mark Twain on Horseback; Harnsberger, Caroline Thomas1978, 2 3/4" x 2 3/16", 35 pp., gilt leatherRB
#12
$45.00

Memories, An Anthology 1963, 1 3/4" x 2 1/4", 46 pp., gilt leather, copy 1 of 330RB
#3b
$45.00

Midrash Memoir; Pilchik, Ely E.1984, 2 1/2" x 1 13/16", 56 pp., gilt leather, 275 copiesRB
#27
$25.00

Moses Hayyim Luzzato on Lovingkinness; Pilchik, Ely E.1987, 2 9/16" x 1 7/8", 40 pp., gilt leather, 225 copiesRB
#44
$25.00

Mr. Woolworth1994, 2 1/4" x 2 1/8", 22pp., printed paper wrappersRB
#79
$10.00

Mrs. Peckham's Carouse; Ade, George1978, 2 13/16" x 1 7/8", 37 pp., gilt leather, 250 copiesRB
#14
$16.00

Murder, The: A Battle in the Civil War; Burdetter, Robert J.1995, 2 3/8" x 2 9/16", 22 pp., printed cloth boardsRB
#81
$30.00

My Beautiful Darling, Mark Twain's Mother and Her Keokuk Years; Garrison, Ray. E.1992, 2 1/2" x 2 1/16", 38 pp., gilt suede, 139 copiesRB
#69
$45.00

Nelly, Poet Nobel Laureate; Pilchik, Ely E.1988, 2 9/16" x 2 1/16", 32 pp., gilt leather, 200 copiesRB
#51
$25.00

Old Barn, The; Troth, John1980, 2" x 2 13/16", 27 pp., leather boards, 25 copiesRB
#22A
SOLD

Old Barn, The; Troth, John1980, 2" x 2 13/16", 27 pp., printed cloth boards, 240 copiesRB
#22B
$25.00

One Solitary Lifev1982, 2 3/4" x 2", 7 pp., printed paper wrapperRB
#23
$5.00

Passing of the Backhouse1980, 2 1/16" x 2 3/4", 26 pp., gilt leatherRB
#17
$45.00

Pigs is Pigs; Butler, Ellis Parker1990, 2 5/8" x 2", 39 pp., gilt suede, 118 copiesRB
#59
$27.00

Prayer in History; Pilchik, Ely E.1989, 2 9/16" x 2 1/16", 52 pp., gilt leather, 175 copiesRB
#55
$25.00

Preacher and the Moonshiner, The; Warwick, Loy1983, 1 11/16" x 1 1/2", 46 pp., gilt leather, 225 copiesRB
#26
$29.00

Printshop Nostalgia Cartoons; Nolf, John T.1989, 2 5/8" x 2 1/8", 80 pp., cloth boardsRB
#56
SOLD

Psalm of David, A; Pilchik, Ely E.1967, 2 1/2" x 1 3/4", 31 pp., gilt leatherRB
#5
SOLD

Quickie Cuisine; Felice1984, 2 7/8" x 2 1/8", 96 pp., cloth boardsRB
#28
SOLD

Rebecca G.; Pilchik, Ely E.1990, 2 9/16" x 2 1/8", 36 pp., gilt leatherRB
#58
$25.00

Roosters; Babcock, Ralph W.1995, 2 3/8" x 2 5/8", 80 pp., gilt suede, 175 copiesRB
#80
$25.00

Saadia on Human Conduct; Pilchik, Ely E.1987, 2 9/16" x 1 7/8", 48 pp., gilt leather, 225 copiesRB
#42
$25.00

Santayana Sampler; Schori, Ward K.1986, 2 1/2" x 2", 20 pp., printed paper wrapper, 160 copiesRB
#41
$10.00

Shaker Advice to Children on Behavior at Table1994, 2 11/16" x 2 3/16", 24 pp., gilt cloth boardsRB
#73
SOLD

Sherlockian Triviality Index, The; Wesson, Sheldon1988, 2 7/16" x 2 1/8", 43 pp., gilt suedeRB
#52
SOLD

Spin with Spinoza, A; Pilchik, Ely E.1990, 2 9/16" x 2 1/8", 38 pp., gilt leatherRB
#60
$25.00

Stranger Passed By, A; Petty, G. Harvey1978, 2 11/16" x 2", 28 pp., gilt leather, 350 copiesRB
#13
$15.00

Tale of Two Cities, A; Dickens, Charles1987, 1 9/16" x 1 3/8", gilt leather, 90 copiesRB
#46
SOLD

Talmud Thought; Pilchik, Ely E.1983, 2 9/16" x 1 13/16", 46 pp., gilt leather, 300 copiesRB
#25
$25.00

Texas Notes; Huddleston, Sam1986, 2 1/2" x 2", 92 pp., gilt cloth, 200 copiesRB
#40
$40.00

To Remember Mend, 2 7/8" x 2 1/4", 8 pp., paper wrapperLN
#1
$5.00

Touches of Einstein; Pilchik, Ely E.1987, 2 9/16" x 1 7/8", 45 pp., gilt leather, 225 copiesRB
#45
$25.00

 GRAND CHILDREN EDITIONS   

Hands for Victory; Groves, Ruth V.1993, Press of Kate Schori, 2 5/8" x 2", cloth boards, 100 copies $25.00

House That Jack Built, The1994, Press of John Schori, 2 7/8" x 2 3/8", cloth boards $25.00

Johann Gutenberg, The First and Greatest Printer1994, Press of Traci Ann Schori, 2 3/4" x 2 3/8", cloth boards, 100 copies $25.00

Pussy Willows; Plummer, Mary E.1992, Press of Traci Ann Schori, 1 7/8" x 2 5/8", cloth boards, 100 copies $25.00

Red-Headed Woodpecker, The1993, Press of Traci Ann Schori, 2 1/2" x 1 7/8", cloth boards, 100 copies $25.00

 OTHER   

Miniature Books Published by The Press of Ward Schori;1997, John Schori, 2 7/8" x 2 1/2", printed for the 35th Anniversary Exhibition at the Robert H. Goddard Library, Clark University, paper wrapper, 200 copies $25.00

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