Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Santa Barbara Mission Archive-Library

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.

Santa Barbara Mission Archive-Library

Santa Barbara, CA


Guest, Francis F.  The Symbolism of the Santa Barbara Presidio. Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Barbara Mission Archive-Library, 1967. 39 pp. 2″ x 1 5/8″. Colophon: Limited to 500 copies of which 100 are signed and numbered. Printed by Grant Dahlstrom Pasadena 1967. Bound by Bela Blau. W-2. Signed by Guest. Bound in brown leather with raised bands and arrows. B20th 1.