Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Miniature Painters, Sculptors, and Gravers Society

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.

Miniature Painters, Sculptors, and Gravers Society

Washington, DC


Hicks, Margaret. Art in Miniature. Washington, D.C.: Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society, 1993. 72 pp. 2-3/4″ x 3″. Colophon: Art in Miniature was printed by International Graphics on Cameo Dull acid-free paper. Robert R. Cole, Jr. and A.J. Trilli, of Valley Graphics, photo composed the text and created the color separations. The typeface is Garamond. Donald Brady bound 500 copies of the book, which was designed and produced by Rebecca Saady Bingham of Rebecca Press. This is #304, signed by Margaret Hicks. Contains 19 illustrations, 16 of which are in color. One is a postage stamp tipped in. Hand bound in quarter green leather spine and green silky cloth. Title gold-stamped on spine and a decoration stamped on front cover. Contains green marbled end papers, gilted edges, and a red ribbon page marker. B20th 1.