Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Old-Time Printing

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.

Old-Time Printing

Fitzwilliam, NH


Thackeray, William Makepeace. The Mahogany Tree. Fitzwilliam, NH: Old-Time Printing, 1985. (14) pp. 1 3/4″ x 1 15/16″. Colophon: All type is handset and of the 19th century. Cover and title page: 8 and 12 pt. Racine. Notes and colophon: 6 pt. Modern Roman and Italic No. 8. Poem: 8 pt. Modern Roman No. 8. Printed 4 pages up on a Golding official side lever No. 3. In tan paper backing and in a sleeve. B20th 1.