Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Gates Mill Studio

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.

Gates Mill Studio

Gates Mills, OH


Meunier, Paul A. Animals My Friends. Gates Mills, OH, 1975. 2-1/4″ x 1-11/16″. Special edition printed in 1975 at Cleveland, OH. #18 of 100 signed by Meunier. Illustrations are drawings by the author. Bound in red cloth over boards with the title stamped in gold on the front cover. Maroon vinyl endpapers. B20th 1.

Meunier, Paul A. History of Gates Mills, Ohio 1805-1976. Paul A. Meunier, 1976. 123pp. 2-5/16″ x 1-3/4″. Colophon: This is the second book from the Gates Mills studio of Paul Meunier, who acts as author, illustrator and publisher-This is an edition of 1000 copies of which this is number 42, signed by author. Bound in green cloth over boards with the title gold stamped on the front cover and spine. Blue-green vinyl endpapers. Enclosed inside a paper dust jacket with the title on the front with the inside front cover describing Gates Mills, OH and the back inside cover describing the author with a picture of Paul Meunier. The front and back covers are covered in a collage of portraits. B20th 2.