Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Mar Michel 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.

Mar Michel Press

Los Angeles, CA


Weber, Francis J. Mont-Saint-Michel. Mar Michel Press, 1996. Gift of Robert C. Bradbury. B20th 1/3142.

Weber, Francis J. Via Crucis. Mar Michel Press, 1997. Gift of Robert C. Bradbury. B20th 2/3171.

Weber, Francis J. (Msgr.). The Franciscan Crown Rosary and the City of Los Angeles. Mar Michel Press, 1998. 15 pp. 2 7/8″ x 2 1/8″. Colophon: The typeface is Slimbach. The paper is Hammermill Cream White Acid Free Text. Designed and printed letterpress by Regis Garden at Nut Quad Press. Bound by Mariana Blau in an Edition of 500 copies. B20th3/3105.

Weber, Francis J. Shroud of Turin. Mar Michel Press, 1999. Gift of Robert C. Bradbury. B20th 4/3162.