Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Lilliput 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.

Lilliput Press

& Robinrun Press

East Wenatchee, WA


Wilson, Alexander. The White-headed Eagle. E. Wenatchee, WA, The Robinrun Press, 1972. 10pp. 2-1/4″ x 1-5/8″. Colophon: This miniature book was set by hand in six point Bodoni Book type and printed on a diminutive four by six press by Herbert A. Ikenberry. This edition is limited to fifty copies of which this is number 39. Bound in orange fabricoid with the title gold-stamped on the spine. B20th 3.