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Two miniature books from the collection of Irene Winterstein  

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Two miniature books from the collection of Irene Winterstein


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Various dates


2 miniature volumes. Includes:

  • Prayer Book in Latin. [approx. 25 pp.] With Christ portrait frontispiece and woodcut "JHS" symbol at rear. 32x29 mm, maroon leather wrappers with gilt borders, bas relief of the Virgin Mary attached to front cover; small brass pendant attached, reading "Maria Zell."  . Some general wear and soiling; very good. [c.1914].
  • 34 full page color illustrations of mostly women and couples in love, with romantic captions in German beneath. 38x40 mm, finely bound in full maroon morocco with raised bands. Fine. [n.p.,. n.d.]

Two volumes from the collection of Irene Winterstein, renowned collector of rare miniature books. Both volumes with the bookplate of Grace Broecker as well.

Lot Amendments

Prayer book very good; other volume fine.

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