Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books


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.


Cairo, NY


Hutchins, Edward H. Parting Wish. Cairo, NY. 1993. 16pp. 2 13/16′ x 2 13/16″. From an 1800’s autograph album. Photocopied in two colors on cardstock, cut out and assembled into a carousel construction hinged ona comb binding with leatherette covers. White folding paper slipcase. Signed by Edward H. Hutchins. B20th 20.

Hutchins, Edward H. Serious Stuff. Montrose, New York: 1993. B20th 21.

Hutchins, Edward H. Guerilla Bookmaking. Cairo, NY: 1994. 2 3/4 x 3 1/2. B20th 30.

Hutchins, Edward H. Hey Straights!: Come Out of the Closet. 1994. B20th: Not listed.