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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.

Pequeno Press

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

1984-

Baldwin, Pat. Monarch. San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato: Pequeno Press, July 1988. 21 pp. 2 1/4″ x 2 5/16″. Colophon: Monarch was written, designed and printed letterpress in Perpetua and Arrighi Italic types on Fabriano papers by Pat Baldwin at Pequeno Press. The binding and marbled papers were produced at Waterleaf Mill & Bindery in a limited edition of fifty books in which this is #4. Signed by Baldwin. Bound in marbled board covers. Text printed on paper in the shape of butterflies. The Monarchs migrate between mountains of Mexico and the coasts of California. A copy of Monarch is the center piece and most unusual book of the traveling exhibit of the Miniature Book Society. B20th 2/265.

Whitman, Walt. The Dalliance of Eagles. San Miguel de Allende, Guanajauato: Pequeno Press, 1988. 11 pp. 2 ¾” x 2 ½”. Colophon: The Starbook The Dalliance of Eagles was designed & printed letterpress in Perpetua type on Fabriano by Pat Baldwin at Pequeno Press. Binding and marbled papers were produced at Waterleaf Mill & Bindery by the designer. A “star” book with cut outs to show through to marbled paper. Marbled paper ever boards with a metal clasp. Printed by Pat Baldwin. B20th 3/3249.

Idel, Eric. 1535 Micro-macro-cosm. San Miguel de Allende, Guanajauato: Pequeno Press, 1989. 14 pp. 2 ¾” x 2 5/16″. Colophon: Micro-macro-cosm was printed letterpress in Perpetua & Garamond types on Murillo paper at Pequeno Press. It was designed & bound by Ed Clark & Pat Baldwin at Waterleaf Mill & Bindery. Rhyolite stone covers are from Bellart Inc. Text is from Monty Python. This is #23 of 50 books. Signed by Pat Baldwin. B20th 4/.

Baldwin, Pat. Potions, Panaceas, and Paraphernalia. San Miguel de Allende, Guanajauato: Pequeno Press, 1989. 21 pp. 2-1/2″ x 2-7/8″. Colophon: Printed letterpress in Centaur on Fabriano paper. #10 of 50 signed by Pat Baldwin. Marbled paper over boards. Structured in a clever triple interlocked accordion fold. In a green cardboard half slipcase bearing the title in black print. B20th 5/266.

Baldwin, Pat and Jaime Gonzalez. I’ve Called You All Together, a Book of Toasts. San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato: Pequeno Press, 1989. 14 pp. 2-1/2″ x 2-1/8″. Colophon: I’ve Called You All Together was designed and printed letterpress by Pat Baldwin & Jaime Gonzalez at Pequeno Press. It is on Murillo and Fabriano papers in Deepdene and Kennerley Italic types. The binding and marbling were produced at Waterleaf Mill & Bindery by the designers. This is #7 of an edition of fifty signed by Baldwin and Gonzalez. Bound in blue cloth covers. Text papers marbled and structured in an accordion fold. In a tan cardboard display case. B20th8/264.

Katzman, Mark. Along the Way. Pequeno Press, 1990. 2-3/4″ x 2-1/4″. Colophon: Along the Way was designed and printed letterpress by Pat Baldwin in Centaur and Arrighi types on Mohawk and Fabriano papers at Pequeno Press. Marbled covers, binding and serigraphic illustrations were done by the designer and Jaime Gonzalez at Waterleaf Mill & Bindery. This is #14 of an edition of fifty five. Signed by Baldwin and Gonzalez. Accordion fold and held together by a metal clasp. B20th 9/1628.

Estill, Calvert L. The Ragout. San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato: Pequeno Press, 1990. 23 pp., 2 5/16″ x 2 2/8″. Colophon: The Ragout was designed and printed letterpress by Pat Baldwin on Mohawk paper in Deepden type at Pequeno Press. Marbled end papers and leather bindings were done by the designer and Jaime Gonzalez at Waterleaf Mill & Bindery. The illustrations are pen drawings by Jaime Goded. THE RAGOUT is the first of The Paramignano Trilogy. #57 in an edition of 65. Signed by Pat Baldwin. B20th 10/1051.

Estill, Calvert L. The Signal Light. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1991. 2 1/2″ x 2 1/4″. 25pp.

Colophon: The Signal Light was designed and printed letterpress by Pat Baldwin on Mohawk paper in Deepdene type at Pequeno Press. Marbled end papers and leather bindings were done by the designer at Waterleaf Mill & Bindery. The illustrations are pen drawings by Jaime Goded. THE SIGNAL LIGHT is the second book of The Paramignano Trilogy. #41 in an edition of 65. Signed by Pat Baldwin. B20th 11/1052.

Estill, Calvert L. Sophia. San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato: Pequeno Press, 1991. 25 pp. 2 5/16″ x 2 2/8″. Colophon: Sophia was designed and printed letterpress by Pat Baldwin on Mohawk paper in Deepdene type at Pequeno Press. Marbled end papers, leather bindings and boxes were done by the designer at Waterleaf Mill & Bindery. The illustrations are pen drawings by Jaime Goded. SOPHIA is the third book of The Paramignano Trilogy. #6 in an edition of 65. Signed by Pat Baldwin. B20th 12/1053.

Magruder, Richard. Mexico Remembered. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1991. 40 pp. 2-3/4″ x 2-5/8″. Colophon: Mexico Remembered was designed and printed letterpress by Pat Baldwin and Ed Clark on Mohawk paper in Centaur and Arrighi types at Pequeno Press. The binding was done by the designers at Waterleaf Mill & Bindery. The serigraphic illustrations were designed and printed on traditional Mexican, handmade paper, Amate, by Ed Clark. This is #48 of an edition of 60. Signed by Pat Baldwin, Ed Clark, and Richard Magruder. Pages fold out on four sides. Bound in patterned cloth. B20th 13/1919.

Matsuda, Yoshio. Haiku Hypothesis. Bisbee,AZ: Pequeno Press, 1992. 2-5/8″ x 3″. Colophon: Haiku Hypothesis was printed in Helvitica type on Mohawk paper at Pequeno Press by Pat Baldwin. The binding and marbled papers were done at Waterleaf Mill & Bindery. This is 17 in an edition of 60 signed by Pat Baldwin. Designed and produced by Pat Baldwin. 20 poems housed in a double accordion structured book with origami folded illustrations and popups. Using Japanese and Western handmade papers and Turkish marbled papers inside cardboard covers, tied with raffia. Edition of 60 signed and numbered copies. B20th 162018.

Garske, David. Lady Azurite. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1992. 56 pp., 2 7/8″ x 2 5/8″. Colophon: Lady Azurite was printed in Americana type on Cross Pointe Amethyst paper at Pequeno Press by Pat Baldwin. Calligraphy is by Sandy Suggit. Azurite is from Dr. David Garske, mineralogist. Binding and marbling were done at Waterleaf Mill & Bindery. This is 42 in an edition of 85. Signed by Baldwin. B20th 17/1162.

Robinson, Edward A. Miniver Cheevy. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1993. 2 15/16″ x 2 3/4″. Colophon: Miniver Cheevy was designed and printed by Pat Baldwin on Mohawk paper in Lyons type at Pequeno Press. The illustrations were designed by Gerard Baldwin. Serigraphy, marbling and binding were done at Waterleaf Mill & Bindery. #55 in an edition of 55. Signed by Pat Baldwin. B20th 18/2580.

Tales of Hou Yi: A Chinese Folk Story. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1993. Scroll 1 1/2″ x 27″, contained in plique-ajour-vase. Colophon: Tales of Hou Yi was designed and printed in Post Antigua on HP DeskJet printer at Pequeno Press. Binding was done at Waterleaf Mill and Bindery. The scroll is contained in a plique-a-jour jardine made in Beijing, China. This is 51 in an edition 60. B20th 19/2849.

Nelson, Leslie. A Song of Singing. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1993. 23 pp. 2 ¾” x 2″. Colophon: Song of Singing was designed and printed on Cross Pointe Rose Quartz in Optima and Mistral types on an HP DeskJet Printer at Pequeno press by Pat Baldwin. Covers are polymer clay with a musical micro chip embedded behind the front end paper. The book was bound at Waterleaf Mill and Bindery. This is 18 in an edition of 60. B20th 20/2206.

Gilbert and Sullivan. Koko. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1994. 34 pp. 2 15/16″ x 2 3/8″. Paper boards Japanese style. Illustrated by Pat Baldwin. Taken from Gilbert and Sullivan’s THE MIKADO. Edition of 65 copies. B20th 21/1171.

Haynes, Colon. The Shakespeare Dilemma. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1994. 103 pp., 2 7/8″ x 2 1/2″. Colophon: The Shakespeare Dilemma was printed on Curtis Flannel Text in Garamond type on an HP DeskJet printer at Pequeno Press by Pat Baldwin. The 17 paintings were done entirely on an IBM compatible computer in Fractal Painter 2 by Pat Baldwin. Leather over boards. Slipcase is scribed and serigraphed copper. The books were bound at Waterleaf Mill & Bindery. This is #45 in a limited edition of 100. Signed by Baldwin and Haynes. An electronic edition, and distributed over the Internet, the global network linking 30 million computer users and academic institutions. Sketch of Shakespeare on front cover of slipcase in blue with initial “S” in blue on spine. B20th 22/1345.

Bross, Jennifer. Greehickety Squamplatt. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press. 1994. 39 pp. 2 1/2″ x 1 21/4″. Colophon: Designed and printed on Crosse Pointe paper in Bauhaus type on an HP DeskJet printer at Pequeno Press by Pat Baldwin. the illustrations were “painted” by computer. Binding was done at Waterleaf Mill and Bindery. This is 33 in an edition of 50. Signed by author and Pat Baldwin. B20th 23/512.

Baldwin, Pat (editor). Fruity Jubilee, a Scratch ‘n’ Sniff Pocket Book. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1995. 27 pp. 2 ¾” x 2 3/8″. Colophon: Fruity Jubilee was designed and printed by Pat Baldwin on Fabriano and handmade banana fiber papers in Parisian type on an HP DeskJet Color printer at Pequeno Press. The binding was done at Waterleaf Mill and Bindery in Bisbee, Arizona. Ten removable recipes each with its own scratch and sniff odoriferous illustrations, pop-up fruit bowl on title page, contained in red bag. This is 39 in an edition of 50. B20th 24/263.

Oliver, N.T. Lee’s Priceless Formulas. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1995. 30 pp., 2 3/4″ x2 ½”. Colophon: Lee’s Priceless Formulas was designed, edited and produced by Pat Baldwin at Pequeno Press. Printed in Caslon type on Neenah Classic Crest paper on an HP Desk Jet printer. The illustrations were “painted” on PC computer. The binding was done at Waterleaf Mill and Bindery. Multiple fold structure, paper boards, cloth spine. This is #6 in an edition of 50. B20th 25/2268.

Gelli, Colonel Jacopo. The Code. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1996. 36 pp., 2 7/8″ x 2 ½”. Colophon: The Code was designed and produced at Pequeno Pess by Pat Baldwin. It was printed in Century Oldstyle type on Neenah Classic Crest paper. Full leather over boards with silver guns mounted into the front cover. Bound at Waterleaf Mill and Bindery. 50 edition. B20th 28/1166.

Chao, C.R., L. Marks, L. and Amy E. Coon. The Oath. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1996. 185 pp. 2 ¾” x 2 ½”. Colophon: The Oath was designed and produced at Pequeno Press by Pat Baldwin. It was printed in Caslon type on Neenah Classic Crest paper. Hand dyed leather over boards, pop-up contents page, cutout and fold-out chapter titles. It was bound at Waterleaf Mill and Bindery by Pat Baldwin and staff. This is 42 in an edition of 50. B20th 29/669.

Shakespeare, William. Queen Mab. Brisbee, AZ, Pequeño Press, 1997. 2 3/8″ x 2 3/8″ x 2 3/8″. 26 pp. Colophon: Queen Mab was designed and produced at Pequeño Press by Pat Baldwin. It was printed in Perpetua type on Mohawk paper. Illustrations were digitally created. The Queen Mab figure is silver in a polymer clay carriage with silk reins. The box lining is handmade paper from Waterleaf Mill & Bindery. Cover paper is Japanese block printed. This is 19 in an edition of 60. Signed by Pat Baldwin. Accordian pages in cardboard cube with silver figurine. B20th 30/2697.

Willard, Keith. Sacred Harp. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1997. 43 pp., 2 1/3″ x 2 3/4″. Colophon: Sacred Harp was designed and produced by Pat Baldwin at Pequeno Press. It was printed in Baskerville Old Face on Neenah Classic Crest paper. Special cover paper printed and the books bound at Waterleaf Mill & Bindery by Pat Baldwin and staff. This is 9 in an edition of 55. Signed by Pat Baldwin. B20th 31/3279.

Conrad, Joseph. Task of the Artist. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1997. 13 pp. 2 7/8″ x 2 7/8″. Colophon: Task of the Artist was designed and produced at Pequeno Press by Pat Baldwin. It was printed on Caslon type on Neenah Peppercorn paper and Fabriano Ingres. The original illustrations and cover paper were done by Sylvia Lovell-Cooper. Slip case is anodized aluminum. This is 24 in an edition of 65. B20th 32/753.

Geenen, Linda R. Let the Games Begin. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1998. 131 pp. 2 1/2″ x 2 7/8″. Colophon: Let the Games Begin was designed and produced at Pequeno Press by Pat Baldwin. It was printed in Eurostile and Zapf types on Neenah Classic Crest paper. The illustrations were “painted” on the computer by Pat Baldwin from a collection of antique playing cards. Binding was done at Waterleaf Mill & Bindery by Pat Baldwin and staff. This is 26 in an edition of 50. Signed by Pat Baldwin. B20th 33/1165.

Brouillet, Etienne. Escoffier: Chef of Kings, King of Chefs. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1998. 32 pp. 2 3/4″ x 2 1/2″. Colophon: Designed and produced by Pat Baldwin at Pequeno Press. Printed on Mohawk paper in Bell, Vivace and Zapf types and bound at Waterleaf Mill and Bindery by Pat Baldwin and staff. Cover paper is Japanese hand stenciled. This is 21 in an edition of 55. Signed Pat Baldwin. B20th 34/513.

Coffey, Majorie. Epaminodas. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1998. 43 pp., 2 1/2″ x 2 ¼”. Colophon: Epaminodas was designed and produced at Pequeno Press by Pat Baldwin. It was printed in Garamond and Britannic types on Neenah Classic Crest paper. The original illustrations are fabric collage, scanned into the computer. Binding was done at Waterleaf Mill and Bindery by Pat Baldwin and staff. This is 37 in an edition of 55. B20th 35/720.

Coffey, Marjorie. Gabriela Mistral: A Biography. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1999. 39 pp. 2 1/2″ x 2 ¾”. Colophon: Gabriela Mistral was designed and produced by Pat Baldwin at Pequeno Press. It was printed in Zapf Elliptical on Lana Laid paper. Leather binding was done at Waterleaf Mill and Bindery by Pat Baldwin and staff. This is 14 in an edition of 55. B20th 36/721.

Hornstein, Howard. Wind in the Sails. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1999. 64 pp. 3″ x 2″ x 2 1/8″. Colophon: Wind in the Sails was designed and produced at Pequeno Press by Pat Baldwin. Printed in Calisto type on Tableau paper. Bound at Waterleaf Mill and Bindery by Pat Baldwin and staff. This is 24 in an edition of 50. B20th 37/1468.

Smith, Jennifer. Odin’s Gift. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1999. 85 pp. 2 5/8″ x 2 ½”. Colophon: Odin’s Gift was designed and produced by Pequeno Press by Pat Baldwin. It was printed in Century Schoolbook and Viking types on Lana Laid paper. The illustrations were taken from the author’s Internet website. Hand dyed full leather cover with sterling silver doodah and bone rune-disk on front. Binding was done at Waterleaf Mill and Bindery by Pat Baldwin and staff. This is 34 in and edition of 50. B20th 38/2764.

Shelly, Percy Bysshe. Millennium. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 2000. 3 pp., 2 7/8″ x 3 1/8″. Colophon: Millennium was designed and produced by Pat Baldwin at Pequeno Press. Printed on Japanese Tairei and Mohawk Superfine papers in Bell and Futura types. Illustrations designed by Pat Baldwin. This is 36 in an edition of 50. B20th: Not listed.

Baldwin, Pat. The Seeing Glass. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1999. 20 pp., 2 ¾” x 2 7/8″. Colophon: The Seeing Glass was designed and printed by Pat Baldwin at Pequeno Press in Elisia type on Neenah Classic Crest paper. The illustrations were done by pat Baldwin. Cover paper is Japanese printed. Mirrors are from India. This is 19 in an edition of 50. B20th: Not listed.

Leech, Tom. Lhasa Blues. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 1999. 24 pp., 2 ½” x 2 5/8″. Colophon: Lhasa Blues was designed and produced at Pequeno Press by Pat Baldwin. It was printed in Coudy style type on handmade Tibetan “lokta” paper. The edition was bound at Waterleaf Mill and Bindery by Pat Baldwin and staff. This is 45 in an edition of 55. B20th: Not listed.

Strandlien, Jacob. Dragons. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 2000. 76 pp., 2 7/8″ x 2 ½”. Colophon: Dragons was designed and printed at Pequeno Press by Pat Baldwin. It was printed in Prose Antique type on Neenah Classic Crest paper. Illustrations were designed by Gerald Baldwin and scanned for printing on an Epson Stylus 850 Color printer. Covers are snake skin over boards. Binding was done at Waterleaf mill and Bindery by Pat Baldwin and staff. This is 53 in an edition of 55. B20th: Not listed.

Markiewicz, William. Return to Paris. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 2000. 41 pp., 2 ¾” x 3″. Colophon: Return to Paris was designed and printed at Pequeno Pess by Pat Baldwin. It was printed in Elisia type on Neenah Classic Crest paper. Illustrations were designed by Diane Weintraub. Covers are specially designed paper over boards. Binding was done at Waterleaf Mill and Bindery by Pat Baldwin and staff. This is 34 in an edition of 60. B20th: Not listed.

Pongsuwan, Wuttipong. The Royal Barges of Siam. Bisbee, AZ: Pequeno Press, 2000. 76 pp., 2 3/8″ x 2 3/8″ x 2 3/8″. Colophon: The Royal Barges of Siam was designed and produced at Pequeno Press by Pat Baldwin. Printed on Neenah Classic Crest paper in Tiffany type. The accordion text is enclosed by a box and lid made in Thailand. A shadow box at the bottom of the box depicts a Royal Barge. This is 42 in an edition of 55. B20th: Not listed.