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9 volumes from the Multum in Parvo Library  

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Nine volumes from the Multum in Parvo Library
A.B. Courtney

9 volumes. With a few illustrated advertisements. 10x7 cm (4x3"), original printed wrappers. 

A selection of miscellaneous titles from the Multum in Parvo Library. This series of chapbooks, self-described as the "Smallest Magazine in the World," contained a variety of fiction and non-fiction content. It was later reprinted anonymously and without a series title under different covers.


  • Vol. 1, No. 2. How to Become a Lightning Calculator. February 1894.
  • Vol. 1, No. 5. Mormonism Exposed.  May, 1894.
  • Vol. 1, No. 8. How to get Rich. August, 1894. 
  • Vol. 1, No. 11. Book of Detective Stories. November, 1894.
  • Vol. 1, No. 12. Book of Brief narratives. December, 1894.
  • Vol. 2, No. 15. The Handy Manual. March, 1895.
  • Vol. 2 No. 17. The Unique Story Book. May, 1895.
  • Vol. 2 No. 18, Gay Life in Paris. June, 1895.
  • Vol. 2, No. 24. Volume of Anecdotes.. December, 1895.
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A bit of general light wear; toning, a few minor closed tears to edges; very good.
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