Lot 287 of 338:
39 miniature books from Achille St. Onge  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$480
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
Thirty-nine miniature books from Achille St. Onge
Author:
Place:
Worcester, MA
Publisher:
Achille J. St. Onge
Date:
1952-1977
Description:

39 fine miniature books from the press of Achille J. St. Onge. Most in full leather, gilt. Limited editions of 500 or more copies. A nearly complete run from the ninth book of the press in 1952 through the end of the final book from the press, lacking only one title from this period (J.Q. Adams Wants of Man). Also includes to slightly larger than miniature books published by St. Onge, illustrated by Tasha Tudor. 41 volumes total, no duplicates.

Includes:

  • Webster, Daniel. On the Powers of Government... 1952.
  • Form and Order of the Service.. in the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. 1953.
  • Eisenhower, Dwight. D. Inaugural Address of... 1954.
  • Brooks, Van Wyck. From a Writer's Notebook. 1955.
  • Blumenthal, Walter. Formats and Foibles. 1956.
  • Thoreau, Henry David. Wild Apples. 1956.
  • Spellman, Francis Cardinal. Sermon... Silver Jubilee. 1957.
  • Sandburg, Carl. Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1959. 1959.
  • Gray, Thomas. Elegy... 1960.
  • Jacobs, Louis. Jewish Festivals. 1961.
  • Kennedy, John F. Inaugural Address. First printing, with blank rear cover. 1961.
  • Kennedy, John F. Inaugural Address. Second printing, wreath on rear, title page in black. 1963.
  • Paul Revere's Ride. First printing. 1963.
  • Cross, Wilbur. Thanksgiving Day. 1963.
  • Kennedy, John F. Sir Winston Churchill, Honorary Citizen of the United States. 1963.
  • Swann, Thomas Burnett. Alas, in Lilliput. 1964.
  • Jefferson, Thomas. On Science and Freedom. 1964.
  • Magna Carta of King John, A.D. 1215. 1965.
  • Johnson, Lyndon Baines. Inaugural Address. 1965.
  • Goddard, Robert H. Autobiography. 1966.
  • Wickham, Joan 1565, Saint Augustine, Florida, 1965. 1967.
  • Macleish, Archibald. Remarks at the Dedication of the Wallace Library. 1967.
  • Thoreau, Henry David. Thoreau's Turtle Nest. 1967.
  • Historic American Flags. 1968.
  • Eulogy to United States Senator Robert F. Kennedy. 1968.
  • Nixon, Richard M. Inaugural Address. 1969.
  • McCord, David. Notes from Four Cities. 1969.
  • Bernard, Kenneth. Abraham Lincoln, The Song in His Heart. 1970.
  • Mayflower Compact. 1970.
  • Declaration of Independence. First Printing. 1970.
  • Declaration of Independence. Second Printing. 1976.
  • O'Neill, Eugene. Last Will and Testament of an Extremely Distinguished Dog. 1972.
  • Swinburne, A.C. Shelley. 1973.
  • Sermon on the Mount. 1973.‚Äč
  • Tatham. David. Robert Frost's White Mountains. 1974.
  • Weber, Francis J. Mayor of Indianapolis. 1975.
  • Weber, Francis J. California on United States Postage Stamps. 1975.
  • Beamer, Esther K. Essence of Aspen. 1976.
  • Address of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. 1977.

Also includes, a bit larger than miniature, with dust jackets:

  • Moore, Clement C. The Night Before Christmas. 1962.
  • The Twenty Third. Illustrated by Tasha Tudor. 1965.

Together 41 volumes, no duplicates, no special or deluxe copies.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Fine, many still in the publisher's glassine or plastic sleeves.
 
Item number:
282484b
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