Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Hanover Fitz 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.

Hanover Fitz Press

Mill Valley, CA

1983-

Carroll, Lewis. The Pig Tale. Mill Valley: Hanover Fitz Press, 1984. 32 pp. 2-9/16″ x 3-1/16″. Colophon: This book was set, printed and bound by Mark Stoll entirely by hand, in an edition of 250, in the typeface Original Old Caslon. Grateful acknowledgement is made to Susan Acker and Don Kelley for advice and encouragement. This is copy #57 signed by Mark Stoll & Anne S. Easley. Illustrations drawn and hand colored by Anne Easley. Introduction by Mark Burstein of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America. Printed on Arches paper. Bound by hand in purple cloth over boards with black endpapers with purple designs. Front cover illustrations of a pig and a camel stamped in black along with a paper title label. B20th 1.