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    Group of Three Miniature Books and One Silver Prayer Book Case. 1818-1860. Miniature silver prayer book case, double hinged. Circa 19th century. 1.88 x 1.5 inches; 48 x 36 mm. Inscribed "W. Maben" to medallion on the upper cover. Slight tarnished. Near fine.

    [Together with]: L'Amour et Les Belles. Paris: Chez Marcilly, 1818. 1 x 0.75 inches; 28 x 20 mm. 64 pages. Illustrated with woodcuts. Red leather decorated in gilt. Somewhat rubbed and worn. Pink endpapers with pencil notations, text block detached but present. Housed in custom sterling silver book-shaped case with a hinged lid, somewhat tarnished. Very good.

    [And]: Schloss's Bijou Almanac for 1839. London: Published for the proprietors [Albert Schloss], 1839. 0.88 x 0.56; 21 x 15 mm. Brown leather decorated in gilt and green; brown leather slipcase decorated in gilt and green. Somewhat rubbed and worn, minor foxing. Housed in hinged case with clasp, covered with green straight grain morocco and lettered in gilt, lined with cream silk and velvet with miniature tortoiseshell magnifying glass stored in the lid.

    [And]: London Almanack for the Year of Christ 1860. 038 x 0.38 inches; 35 x 35 mm. Unpaginated. Full brown leather. Somewhat rubbed. Text block detached but present, all edges gilt. Very good. From the Estate of Randall J. Moskovitz, MD, Memphis, Tennessee


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