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The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

E. Helene Sherman

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.

E. Helene Sherman

Watertown, MA


Sherman, E. Helene. (compiler). Pearls of Wisdom. Watertown, MA: E. Helene Sherman, (1964). 2 7/8″ x 2 1/8″. Colophon: This book contains quotations that are hand written and illustrated by E. Helen Sherman. Bound by Robert E. Massmann in red leather with a white title label affixed to the front cover. Enclosed inside a red paper slipcase with a title label affixed to the front. B20th 1/2736.

ABC’s of Boston. Charlestown, Emporium Publications, c.1974. 3 ¼” x 2 5/8″. Colophon: Designed and Executed by Jerome Rubin. Limited to 250 copies. This is No. 33. Signed E Helene Sherman. Red cloth with gilt title and decorative end papers. In dust jacket. B20th: Not listed.