Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

E. C. 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.

E. C. Press

San Diego, CA


Cummings, Eileen. Teddy Bear Trilogy. San Diego, CA: E.C. Press, 1988. 18pp. 2-3/4″ x 2-5/16″. Colophon: This book was handset in 8 point centenary on long grain linweave & letterpressed. This is #20 of 100 signed copies. Signed by Eileen Cummings, Jayne Elliott, and S. Engebretson. Illustrations by Susan Engebretson. Cover by Eileen Cummings. Bound in black leather with the title and a teddy bear design stamped on the front cover. Marbled endpapers. B20th 1.

MBS Keepsake Conclave VI: Rules to Live by. San Antonio, TX: E.C. Press, 1988. 7/8″ x 1 7/8″. 4 page fold-out. Red lettering. B20th:┬áNot listed.