Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

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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.

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Berkeley, CA

Budiansky, Mollie and Alisa Golden. A Pink Magic Bubble. Berkeley, CA: never mind the press, 1999. 2 3/4 ” x 3 “. Book 66. Number 35 of an edition of 35. Signed by the authors. The book is created from thick cream-colored paper and painted.

Golden, Alisa. Betsy’s Almanac. Berkeley, CA: never mind the press, 1999. Accordian style book. Paper by Beth Herrick. Poem by Alisa Golden. Collaged images by Val Simonetti or Alisa Golden. In honor of Betsy Davids’ 60th July 4th birthday.