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Parables of our Lord

Description: An elegant gift volume from the early Victorian era consisting of a selection of parables from the New Testament. The text is done in a calligraphic style, with ornate illuminated borders. Within many of the borders are small illustrations of the text. The text and illuminations were recreated from the originals by chromolithographs. The binding is a "papier-mâché" binding, consisting of front and back covers of deeply-molded black paper-mâché and a leather spine.
Date: 1846

Mite

Description: The 1st printing of The Mite was produced in 1891, and was at the time the smallest book in the world printed with movable type. This 2nd printing was produced in 1893, and a third printing was done in 1896. The text, a collection of facts and information, is supplemented with various illustrations. In 1896, Salmin of Padova, Italy, printed their Galileo A Madama Christina Di Lorena, which supplanted The Mite as the smallest book in the world printed with movable type. It may still, however, be the smallest book printed in England with movable type.
Date: 1893

Tommy and Dobbin

Description: Set of 11 wooden blocks, hand-painted, which make up the bodies of Tommy the soldier and his horse Dobbin. Contained in wooden box with sliding lid, lid with colored illustration of the blocks and title; underside of lid with colored illustration showing 5 different ways the blocks can be arranged to make Tommy & Dobbin in different poses. Affixed to inside bottom of case is a second colored illustration showing 6 more poses.
Date: [1890..1900]

Give us this day our daily bread.

Description: His mother unable to provide for himself and his siblings, six year old Little Johnny prays on the way to school. On arriving home, he finds food has been left for the family. Not an angel, but an earthly agent of God heard his prayer and provided for the family.
Date: 1827 - 1853

The new bonnet.

Description: Moralizing tale where Miss Amelia F. Johnson learns that the pretty new bonnet she wants to wear to church is not as important as learning to serve God. The story is followed by the poem "The child's prayer."
Date: 1827 - 1853

[Calendar for 1924]

Description: Calendar for the year 1924, bound in full red leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1924, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1925 -- Calendar for 1925.
Date: 1923
Creator: Tiffany and Company

[Calendar for 1928]

Description: Calendar for the year 1928, bound in full reddish/brown leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1928, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Sterling silver marks used by Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1928 -- Calendar for 1929.
Date: 1927
Creator: Tiffany and Company

[Calendar for 1932]

Description: Calendar for the year 1932, bound in full brown leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1932, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Sterling silver marks used by Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1932 -- Calendar for 1933.
Date: 1931
Creator: Tiffany and Company

[Calendar for 1926]

Description: Calendar for the year 1926, bound in full dark blue/black leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1926, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1926 -- Calendar for 1927.
Date: 1925
Creator: Tiffany and Company

[Calendar for 1925]

Description: Calendar for the year 1925, bound in full brown leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1925, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1925 -- Calendar for 1926.
Date: 1924
Creator: Tiffany and Company

[Calendar for 1930]

Description: Calendar for the year 1930, bound in full dark blue leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1930, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Sterling silver marks used by Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1930.
Date: 1929
Creator: Tiffany and Company

[Calendar for 1935]

Description: Calendar for the year 1935, bound in full red/brown leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1935, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Sterling silver marks used by Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1935 -- Calendar for 1936.
Date: 1934
Creator: Tiffany and Company

[Calendar for 1934]

Description: Calendar for the year 1934, bound in full light blue leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1934, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Sterling silver marks used by Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1934 -- Calendar for 1935.
Date: 1933
Creator: Tiffany and Company