Lot 248 of 338:
Six miniature books published by Juniper Von Phitzer Press  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$192
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Six miniature books published by Juniper Von Phitzer Press
Author:
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
Juniper Von Phitzer Press
Date:
Various dates
Description:

6 illustrated fine miniature letterpress volumes. Various sizes and limitations.

Juniper Von Phitzer is the press and pen name of Lloyd L. Neilson of San Francisco. He combined the names of his three cats to create this imprint. A selection of wonderfully bound miniature works.

 Includes:

  • A Latin Abecedarian. (2 copies).  Maroon morocco decorated in gilt, all edges gilt. Both one of 225 copies. One is No. 28, the other unnumbered, a keepsake from the 1998 MBS Conclave. Both copies signed by Juniper Von Phitzer. The press' first book. 1985.
  • Shadrach S. Stevens' Speculations. Green morocco decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Signed by Juniper Von Phitzer.No. 41 of 100 copies. 1988.
  • Hiemstra, Marvin R. Summer Mountains. Decorative wrappers, envelope with decorative label. Published for the MBS Conclave, 1993. 1993.
  • An Alphabet Coloring Book. Stiff mottled paper boards with silver printed label on upper cover, accordion-fold, orange faux crayon attached to red string, black and white illustrations. 1997.
  • Momiji. 1 accordion folded sheet in pictorial black paper covers; first and last leaf are attached to the covers. With plexiglass box, as issued. Published for the MBS Conclave, 2000. 2000.
Lot Amendments
Condition:
All volumes fine.
 
Item number:
308533
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