Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Kinoike 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.

Kinoike Press

Cleveland, OH


Kochan, Bernice. The Little Book of Hawaiin Flowers. Cleveland, OH: Kinoike Press, 1964.59 pp. 2 11/16″ x 1 15/16″. Text and headings were set in 6 point New Gothic type. It was lithographed on sixty pound Mead Opaque Text, vellum finish paper by Bi-Craft Litho Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. One of 729 copies singed by author. Illustration color plated by author. Bound in silk-screened tapa cloth and a maroon backstrip. B20th 1.