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The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Robert D. Navia

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.

Robert D. Navia

Concord, MA


Barrett, Amos and Jeremy Lister. Concord Fight. Two vols. Concord, MA: Robert D. Navia, 1975. 43 pp. and 45 pp. 3″ x 2″.

Letterpress by Enschede, gilt leather by Reliure du Centre d’Art, slipcase. This first edition of 2,000 copies have been printed from Bembo type by Joh. Enshede’ en Zonen, Haarlem Holland and bound by Reliure du Centre S.A. Limoges, France.

Bound in navy blue leather with gold stamping on cover and spines. Red end papers. In navy blue slipcase. All edges gilted. B20th 1.