Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Dallas Public Library

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.

Dallas Public Library

Dallas, TX


Marcus, Stanley, and Marvin Stone. Why Miniature Books? Dallas: Friends of the Dallas Public Library, November 3, 1976. 2-7/8″ x 1-15/16″. Colophon: 500 copies printed in Plantin Bold type on Fabriano Roman handmade paper. Designed and produced by Jaggars Chiles Stovall, Inc. Edited by Linda Robinson. This is Copy No.147. Signed by Stanley Marcus and Marvin Stone. Published on the occasion of an exhibit of miniature books from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Marcus. Contains Marcus’s bookplate. Bound in green folded over paper and tied with a string. Title on front cover in black print. B20th 1.