Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Mauritom 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.

Mauritom Press

Turlock, CA


Peterson, Mary Thomas. Mary Peterson’s Cup of Tea. Mauritom Press, 1979. 16pp. 2-15/16″ x 2-5/8″. Colophon: Handset in 10 point Spartan Medium. Printed, illustrated, & bound by Mary Thomas Peterson. Paper is Adobe Torino Text. This is No.30 of 55 copies. Signed by Mary Thomas Peterson. Bound in pale green wrappers with a white title label affixed to the front cover. Japanese side stitching with a green string binds the book together. B20th 1.