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Twenty-eight miniature books from the Black Cat Press

Estimate: US$500 - US$800
Price realised:  US$240
Lot number 232, Views: 60

Title: Twenty-eight miniature books from the Black Cat Press Author: Place: Skokie, IL Publisher: Black Cat Press Date: 1979-1985 Description: 28 fine limited edition miniatures from the press of Norman W. Forgue. Includes: Harris, Carla. The Man in the Smock. 1979. Morley, Christopher. No Crabb, No Christmas. 1979. Zara, Louis. The Santa Who Was Late. 1979. Davidson, Gustav. 19th Century American Juvenile Authors. 1979.​ Pollock, Norman. The Beginnings of Photography. [1980]. Miller, Harry. The Mad 2265 Mile Dash. 1980. Ferguson, H.N. A Tale of the Old Old West. 1980. Lincoln, Abraham. A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand. 1980. Trueblood, D. Elton. Hoover: A Eulogy. Bradford, Ralph. In the Image of Man. 1981. Petty, G. Harvey. Books, Sayings, Apothegms, Maxims, Epigrams. 1981. Beckman, James W. Elbert Hubbard A Man of the Century. 1981. Four Christmas Stories. 1981. Wirtz, Robert White Shanghaied. 1981. Blades, William. Extract from the Enemies of Books. 1981. Hill, Amos. Skipjacks of the Chesapeake. 1982. Starrett, Vincent. An Essay on Limited Editions. 1982.​ Smith, Thomas. Yesterdays. 1982. Zara, Louis. Our Lady of Mercy. 1982. Dickens, Charles. Night Walks. 1982. Dickens, Charles. Travelling Abroad. 1982. Dickens, Charles. A Flight. 1982. Lincoln, Abraham. The Bear Hunt. 1982. Sam Patch, the Yankee Leaper. 1983.​ Guthrie, James. The Miniature World of Norman Forgue. 1983. Doyle, Arthur Conan. A Scandal in Bohemia. 1984. Doyle, Arthur Conan. A Case of Identity. 1984. Schreiner, Olive. The Hunter. (Final book of the press).1985. 28 volumes, no duplicates. Lot Amendments Condition: A few with minor wear; fine overall. Item number: 273728

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 603: Miniature Books: Rico Onuma Memorial Auction from Lilliput Oval Saloon, Owned by Kazushige Onuma, Tokyo. Part II
Date of the auction: 8 Dec 2016
Address: PBA Galleries
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