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7 miniature volumes published by Mariana and Bela Blau - 1 signed   

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Seven miniature volumes published by Mariana and Bela Blau


Los Angeles

Mariana and Bela Blau

Various dates


7 fine miniature volumes, with a few duplicates. First Editions. 

A collection of scarce fine miniature books from renowned bookbinders Mariana and Bela Blau. Includes a birthday memoir for Bela Blau's 70th birthday, signed by Mariana and Bela Blau.


  • The Ten Commandments. Illustrated. Gilt-decorated leather. 1971.
  • Blau, Orban Mariana. Niculae Ceausesvu. His Life and Activity. (2 copies).  Gilt-decorated leather. 1976.
  • Act of Union: 1918-1978 (Sixty Years). (2 copies - one leather, one paper-covered boards). 1978.
  • Eftimiu, Victor. Niculina Called Prince Charming, a Romanian Fairy Tale. Illustrated. Brown leather decorated in gilt. 1981. 
  • Weber, Francis J. A Birthday Memoir. Leather-backed patterned boards. Signed by Mariana and Bela Blau at the colophon. With original envelope with gilt-lettered label reading: Keepsake from Bela and Mariana Blau."  1984.

Lot Amendments

Occasional bit of light wear to bindings; all volumes near fine or better.

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