Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Tamzunchale 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 Univerity 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.

Tamzunchale Press

Newton, Iowa


For a full description of this press’s production, see Charlotte M. Smith’s “The Tamazunchale Press: A Bibliographic Checklist” (Iowa City: Books at Iowa 50 (April 1990). Copies of each of the press’s 20 books are in the Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books.