Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Greenstone 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.

Greenstone Books

St. Paul, MN and Cullowhee, NC

1969-1971

Bryant, William Cullen, Kenry W. Longfellow, Raoph Waldo Emerson. In the Woods, Poems by Bryant, Emerson, and Longfellow. St. Paul, MN Greenstone Books, 1969. 44PP. 2-15/16″ X 2-1/4″. This is copy #143 of a limited edition of 500 copies. Illustrated in black and white. Text printed only on the right side. Bound in walnut veneer with hand rubbed oil finish. Title branded into the front cover. B20th 1.

Walters, Rachel. Mountain Bouquet, Wildflowers of the Southern Highlands. Cullowee, NC: Greenstone Books, 1971. 2″ X 2-5/8″. Contains 10 fold-out hand colored wildflower illustrations with a description by Rachael Walters. Bound in walnut veneer cover with hand rubbed oil finish. Black leather spine and title branded into the front cover. B20th 2.