Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Doray Press

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.

Doray Press

Meriden, NH

1965-

Ray, Bruce. What I Know About Miniature Books. Meriden, NH: Doray Press, 1965. 12 pp. 2 1/2″ x 1 3/4″. One hundred twenty five copies privately printed at The Doray Press, Meriden, N.H. February 12, 1965. This being number 100. Signed by Ray. B20th 1.

Mann, Adam. What I Know About Golf. Meriden, NH: Doray Press, 1966. 12 pp. 2 1/2″ x 1 3/4″. Two hundred copies privately printed at The Doray Press, Meriden, NH. February 22, 1966. This being number 100. Collection of 3 books. All pages blank except title page and colophon page. Stiff paper wrappers. B20th 2.

Wunn, Olin. What I Know About Women. Meriden, NH: Doray Press, 1966. 12 pp. 2 1/2″ x 1 3/4″. Two hundred copies privately printed at The Doray Press, Meriden, NH. February 22, 1966. This being number 100. B20th 3.