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Flying Paper 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.

Flying Paper Press

(Jody Williams)

Minneapolis, MN

Science Experiments. Minneapolis, MN: Flying Paper Press, 1997. 2 5/8″ x 2 5/8″. Tryptich. Blue patterned paper on the outer covers with red paper “Science Experiments” label on front cover. Signed by Jody Williams. Numbered 72 of 100.

TIME/LIFE Series. Minneapolis, MN: Flying Paper Press, 1997. Set of 3 accordion books and a cigar-style box. Texts ponder aspects of Life and Time. Box is 2″ x 5″ x 1″. Books are 1.5″ x 1.75″. Box and book covers are Japanese printed papers. Pages are etching on Rives BFK paper. Signed by Jody Williams. Numbered 74 of 100.