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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.

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Middleton, Bernard. You Can Judge a Book by Its Cover: A Brief Survey of Materials. Newtown, PA : Bird & Bull Press, 1994. 164 pp., 3 ½’ x 2 7/8″. Colophon: 500 copies of this book were produced with 400 numbered copies for sale. Ward Ritchie designed the book, illustrated by John de Pol, set in type by Patrick Reagh, printed by Henry Morris and bound by Kater-Crafts Bookebinders from the design of Kerstin Tini Miura with endpapers by Einen Miura. Number 114. Signed by all aforementioned names. B20th 1.