Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Tiny Tomes

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.

Tiny Tomes

Mount Pleasant, MI

1983-1984

Lanman, Charles. Memories of Michigan. Mount Pleasant, MI: Tiny
Tomes, 1983. 23 pp., 2 1/8″ x 1 3/4″.
Colophon: Printed in an edition of three hundred copies at TINY
TOMES, the press of William Miles, at Mount Pleasant, in Michigan.
This is copy number 28, signed by William Miles.
Edition of 300 copies bound by Hugo Grummich in brown fabricoid with
the title gold stamped on the front cover. B20th 7.

The Candle. Mount Pleasant, MI: Tiny Tomes, 1984. (8) pp. 2 1/2″ x
1 7/8″.
letterpress, pictorial paper wrappers. B20th 8.