Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Fantome 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.

Fantome Press

Warren, OH


James, C. M. 16 Mystery Authors. Fantome Press, Warren, 1981. 3″ x 2 ¼”. Colophon: Signed 36/150, C.M. James. 8/32 pages, wrappers. Consists of linoleum cut portraits of writers of mystery stories. B20th 1.

Matchbook Full of Blues. Fantome Press, Warren. 2 7/8″ x 2 ½”. Colophon: Fantome Press/ 720 North Park Ave./, Warren, Ohio/ 44483 USA. Stapled together like a match book. Blue Cover. Edited by Schuyler Moone. Each page has a line of the blues at the top and a cut of old fashioned ads covering part of the page. B20th: Not listed.