Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Tree Frog 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.

Tree Frog Press

Santa Barbara, CA

Young, Noel. Hokusai, Old Man Mad about Drawing. Santa Barbara, CA: Tree Frog Press, 1973. 31 pp. 2 3/4″ x 2 1/8″.
Colophon: Designed, printed & bound in Santa Barbara at the Tree Frog Press by Nan O’Byrne & Graham Mackintosh. Paper is Curtis Colophon-Type is Trump Medieval-Printed by hand & foot on a Golding treadle press in the basement of Capra Press. This is #92 of 350 copies signed by Nan O’Byrne and Graham Mackintosh.
Bound in green Oriental paper with paper title label affixed to the front cover. B20th 1.