Miniature Book Society Conclave XIX Keepsakes
Various: Various, 2001. Fourteen miniature keepsakes made in limited editions from various publishers, along with a printed keepsake list and an Indianapolis 500 Mattel Hot Wheel race car, all produced as keepsakes for the 19th MBS Conclave, held in Indianapolis, Indiana, in fine condition.
Keepsake items from some of the best miniature book presses in the trade. Included are the following: Decorative pamphlet by Kathy King, Woodcut illustration by Peter & Donna Thomas, Laugh if You Like My Dowdy Looks by Coffey Grounds Press, Pense'es du XIXe Siecle by Kundig Press, A Homophonic Aesop by The Final Score, Cooking Under the Stars by Peter Grant (signed & numbered), Some Facts About Indiana by Frank J. Anderson, Wander the World while you Wander Indiana by Gray Goose Press, Beyond the Brickyard by Evron Collins (signed), Indiana All-'Round Tractor by Janet King, Not in Adomeit by Robert Massmann, Good Book Good Friend miniature bookmark by Patty & Gordon Marchal, Fishes in the Wabash by Brown Trout Press (numbered), Bread by Crimson Lion Press, printed list of most keepsake items along with bibliographic information, along with an Indianapolis 500 Mattel Hot Wheel race car and printed keepsake cloth bag.
Miniature Book Society Conclave XXI Keepsakes
Various: Various, 2003. Nine miniature keepsakes made in limited editions from various publishers, along with a unique drawstring bag, all produced as keepsakes for the 21st MBS Conclave, held in Toronto, Canada, in fine condition.
Keepsake items from some of the best miniature book presses in the trade. Included are the following: Bookplate by Darragh Hunter (signed), The Pelican by Gray Goose Press, The Longest Street in the World by Evron S. Collins, T'bull's Aaht by The Final Score (numbered), Beloved Books by The Bronte Press, Toronto by Kathy King & Janet King, A Quirky Thought for the Day by Bookarts Canberra (bound in leather), Because of Miriam by Frank & Jeanette Anderson, Decorative cloth keepsake bag in American and Canadian flag motif by Margaret Challenger, and Miniature Books: A Counting Conundrum or Stymied Statistics, by Rare Book & Texana Collections of the University of North Texas Libraries.
Miniature Book Society Conclave XXVI Keepsakes
Various: Various, 2008. Fifteen miniature keepsakes made in limited editions from various publishers, along with a printed MBS auction list, all produced as keepsakes for the 26th MBS Conclave, held in San Diego, California, in fine condition.
Keepsake items from some of the best miniature book presses in the trade. Included are the following: Leonard Goldstein memorial by Gray Goose Press, book quotes ring-bound by Kathy King, book-shaped eraser by Neale M. Albert, Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue by Janet King, Places of Interest in San Diego USA by Angel Press, miniature conclave pocket program, San Diego! by Muriel Underwood, miniature broadside by Blue Wave Bar & Grill, pamphlet by Frank & Jeanette Anderson, San Diego Marine Corps Base 1945 by Gray Goose Press, Silent Friends by The Bronte Press, bookmark by The Final Score, Miniature Bookplates by Darlene Cordova, Make-Your-Own Keepsake Kit by Karen Nyman, Button Book by Jan Becker, and a detailed record of the 84 items offered up for the live auction during the conclave along with some various publications about San Diego.
Steinbeck Ephemera from Salinas, CA First Day of Issue Commemorative Stamp Ceremony
Salinas, CA: Various, 1979. Tri-fold program titled "John Steinbeck. Pulitzer & Nobel Prize Novelist. 1902-1968", presented by Monterey Savings. Includes a biography, awards & honors, bibliography and commemorative stamp; Tri-fold brochure titled "John Stainbeck. 1902-1968", produced by the John Steinbeck Library; Folded card stock piece with photos, produced by the Valley Guild which owns and operates the John Steinbeck House; "Books about John Steinbeck", 8 stapled pages with books about Steinbeck and call numbers, produced by the Salinas Public Library; "Books - John Steinbeck", 6 stapled pages with books by Steinbeck and call numbers, produced by the Salinas Public Library; folded single sheet brochure from the John Steinbeck Foundation for the event; 2 more variants of the Steinbeck commemorative stamp on illustrated envelopes. All in fine condition.
A wonderful collection of ephemera items from the event at the Salinas Public Library for the First Day of Issue Commemorative John Steinbeck Stamp, with three stamps included. John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. (1902 - 1968), was a well-known American author, best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning, "The Grapes of Wrath." Here is a collection of material that celebrates his life in an area he spent a lot of time in and drawing material from for his novels.