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Joseph D’Ambrosio

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.

Joseph D’Ambrosio

Phoenix, AZ

1995-

Golden, Harry. Four from Only in America. Phoenix, AR: D’Ambrosio Press, 1995. 57 pp., 2 3/16″ x 2 7/8″. Colophon: This edition was designed and produced by D’Ambrosio using computer type setting, and a combination of laser and letterpress printing on archival paper, handbound. This edition is 50 copies. Number 38. Signed by D’Ambrosio. B20th 1.

D’Ambrosio, Joe. A Nest of Robins. Phoenix, AZ: Studio D’Ambrosio, 1999. 9 pp., 3″ x 3 1/6″. Colophon: Signed by author. Number 24 of 50. B20th 3.