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Sign of the Dragon Press

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.

Sign of the Dragon Press

New Britain, CT

1964-

Mansfield, Mike and Earl Warren. Eulogies to the Late President, John Fitzgerald Kennedy. New Britain, CT: J. L. Kapica, 1964. (30) pp. 2 5/8″ x 2″. Colophon: A limited edition of this book has been printed from hand set Garamond Old Style type on Stratmore Text paper by J. L. Kapica, New Britain, Connecticut. Delivered in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol on November 24, 1963. Bound in very fine black leather with title gold-stamped onto the front cover. Colorful end papers. B20th 1/1929.