Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Six Oaks 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.

Six Oaks Press

Toledo, OH


Burgess, Thomas W. Million Little Sunbeams. Toledo, OH: Six Oaks Press, 1962. (8) pp. 2 1/4″ x 1 5/8″. Colophon: Published in limited edition at the Christmas season, 1963, with the permission of the author. Illustration on page seven through the kindness of Harrison Cady. Published by Paul W. Kieser, Toledo, Ohio, as a tribute to his friend of many years, Thronton W. Burgess, on the eve of his 90th birthday. B20th 2.

Kieser, Robert S. The Treasure of Darkness. Toledo, OH: Six Oaks Press, 1964. (8)pp. 2 3/8″ x 2 1/8″. B20th 3.

Kieser, Paul W. On Reaching 70. Toledo, OH: Six Oaks Press, 1962. (4) pp. 2 3/4″ x 2″. Colophon: This miniature keepsake published Sept. 20, 1962, on the occasion of his 70th birthday, by Paul W. Kieser. Toledo, Ohio. B20th 4.