Lot 296 of 338:
Three miniatures from Wee Willie's Workshop  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Three miniature books published by Wee Willie's Workshop
Author:
Place:
Dundee, MI
Publisher:
Willie's Workshop [Weygand, Phil]
Date:
Various dates
Description:

Three fine miniature volumes. Includes:

  • Weygand, Phil. Afternoons with the Nappanee Bard. Tipped-in portrait frontispiece. Full black leather with illustrated cover label printed in black and red. Signed by Weygand at the colophon. One of 100 copies. 1963.
  • Frost, Lawrence AGeneral George Armstrong Custer. With 2 tipped-in photographs. Cloth-backed boards. One of about 135 copies. 1968.
  • Gold Fever! Indian Attack on Michigan Emigrants. Frontispiece and illustrations, tipped-in stamp,  foldout map of the Oregon Trail. Cloth-backed illustrated boards. One of about 100 copies. 1975.
  • Also includes a set of unbound pages for Afternoons with the Nappanee Bard.

Collection of scarce miniature titles from Philip Weygand's Wee Willie's Workshop. All illustrated, one with a fold-out map. One volume is signed by Weygand.

Wee Willie’s Workshop was the name of the private press of Philip W. Weygand (1949-1997), located in Dundee, Michigan. Encouraged to print his first book at the age of 12 with the gift of a Kelsey 3” x 5” printing press from his uncle James Lamar Weygand (Press of the Indiana Kid), he specialized in printing fine miniature books.

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Condition:
Occasional light wear or rubbing ot bindings; all volumes near fine or better.
 
Item number:
301789
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