Lot 274 of 338:
Eleven miniature books published by Worldhouse Publishers  

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$200 - $300

Title:
Eleven miniature books published by Worldhouse Publishers
Author:
Neal, Tom
Place:
Los Angeles, CA
Publisher:
Date:
Various dates
Description:

11 miniature books (6 unique titles). Illustrated by the author. Limited editions of unstated limitations.

Many of the copies are signed and/or inscribed by the author, with original drawings. Tom Neal was a longtime employee of Dawson's Bookshop of Los Angeles and published numerous miniature books under his Worldhouse Publishers imprint, showcasing his own charming artwork and designs. 

Includes:

  • Book Bay. Full leather, illustrated dust jacket. Top joint cracking. Signed and inscribed by Neal, dated July 4, 1976. 1976.
  • Mother Goose. Full leather with gilt lettering, illustrated dust jacket. Signed with a drawing by Neal. 1977.
  • Old Mother Who? (4 copies).  Illustrated wrappers. 2 copies with hand-drawn addictions to covers. 1978.
  • Heather and Hilary (2 copies). Full leather with gilt lettering, illustrated dust jackets.  Both copies signed with a drawing by Neal. 1978.
  • Bookshop of Selmore Tomes: A Sometimes-Rhymed Tale. Quarter leather and  boards, gilt spine. 1980.
  • The Road to Foxville. (2 copies). Full gilt-decorated leather. 1981.
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Book Bay with top joint cracked; else just a bit of occasional light wear, all volumes near fine or better.
 
Item number:
303324
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