Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University

Return to: 20th Century U. S. Imprints in the Smith Collection

The portion of this website in front of you brings together in preliminary fashion a variety of lists and descriptions for United States Miniature Books published during the Twentieth Century. The books have then been organized by press or publisher as described in Robert C. Bradbury’s Twentieth Century United States Miniature Books (No. Clarendon, Vermont: The Microbibliophile, 2000). This page describes titles held by the University of Iowa Libraries for the press or publisher described below. The descriptions generally follow Bradbury’s format: Author. Title. Imprint (if it varies from the heading), date. Size in inches. Number of pages. Brief physical description. Illustrations note. Copy # of [##] copies.

Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX

Lawrence, David. Miniature Literature: The Stanley Marcus Collection at the Birdwell Library. North Brookfield, MA: Sunhill Press, 1955. 63 pp. 3″ x 2-15/16″. Colphon: Five hundred copies of Miniature Literature were set in Linotype Granjon by Kent LeFebvre and printed letterpress on Rives paper by Darrell Hyder at The Sun Hill Press, North Brookfield, Massachusetts. The photographs were taken by Hillsman Stuart Jackson, Dallas, Texas, and printed in duotone by Allethaire Press, Williamsburg, Massachusetts. Elisabeth Hyder designed the cover papers, with binding by Gallery Leather, Mt. Desert, Maine. This is copy 486 signed by David Lawrence. Curated by David Lawrence. Contains 8 illustrations. Bound in blue geometric papers with title label pasted on the front cover. B20th 1/1761.