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Great Britain – Henry Frowde

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Described on this page are copies of miniature books in the Smith Collection published by a press in a country other than the United States.

Henry Frowde

(Oxford University Press Warehouse)


Bible. Oxford, [c. 1904]. Bijou edition. 5 volume set in slipcase. All books are covered in blue suede. Includes: The Gospel according to Saint John (Welsh 825), The Gospel according to Saint Mark (Welsh 837), The Gospel according to Saint Matthew (Welsh 843), The Gospel according to Saint Luke (Welsh 832), and The Book of Psalms (Welsh 673).

Book of common prayer. Oxford, London, Univ. Press, H. Frowde [1898]. 688p. front. 2 7/16″ x 2″. Red leather with silver front cover with angels. Welsh 1856.

Bunyan, John. Pilgrim’s Progress from this world to that which is to come…. Part I. ed. by Edmund Venables…London: Oxford Univ. Press, H. Frowde, 1896. 418 pp. 2 3/16″ x 1 3/4″. Edited by Edmund Venables. bound in red leather with gilt title. Frontispiece of Bunyon. Inscription “Cousin Clara from Joe. Christmas 1897.” Welsh 1516.

The Christian Year. London: Henry Frowde, [1895]. 480 pp. 2 1/8″ x 1 3/4″. Red leather binding gold stamped, all edges gilt. Ins:(“Clarice Mercedes Crespell 10 Feb. 1896 with grandmama’s love”). Welsh 4135.

Dickens, Charles. London: Henry Frowde, 1904. 2 1/8″ x 1 1/2″. Set of 5 in a paper slipcase. 8 illustrations. Includes: The Battle of Life (Welsh 2351), The Chimes (Welsh 2353) , A Christmas Carol (Welsh 2359), The Cricket on the Hearth (Welsh 2363), and The Haunted Man (2367).

The New Testament…Oxford, University Press, H. Frowde, [1892]. 552pp. Finger New Testament. Welsh 786.

Protestant Episcopal Church. The Book of Common prayer…according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America…with The Psalms of David. Oxford, Univ. Press; New York, T. Nelson & Son [1894]. 2 3/16″ x 1 13/16″. Welsh 5867.