Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Isaac Oelgart

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.

Isaac Oelgart

Arlington, VT


Harrop, Rene, Poul Jourgensen, Eric Leiser, John Merwin, S.A. Neff, Jr. and Ernest Schwiebert. A Book of Small Flies. Two vols. Arlington, VT: Isaac Oelgart, 1983. 105 pp. 2 7/8″ x 2 1/4″. Letterpress by Darrell Hyder, gilt leather binding and paper slipcase by gray parrot. Frontis. etched, printed and colored by Al Barker. Edition of 60 sets of which 47 are for sale. B20th 1.