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The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Great Britain – Eyre & Spottiswoode

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Described on this page are copies of miniature books in the Smith Collection published by a press in a country other than the United States.

Eyre & Spottiswoode


The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacrements, and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of the United Church of England and Ireland; Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as They are to be Sung or Said in Churches; and the Form and Manner of Making, Ordaining, and Consecrating of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons. London: G.E. Eyre & W. Spottiswoode, no date. [323pp]. 3 3/4″ x 2 3/8″. Brown leather. Brass latch on front cover, broken. Blind stamped front and back cover. Gold stamped title on spine. Gilt edges. Gift of Carol Kapell in Memory of Pauline B. Deems. This edition not listed in the Welsh bibliography, but others (under 3 inches) are Welsh 1854 and 1862.

Dodds, Matilda Leeds. Handbook of Practical Cookery. New and enl. ed. London: Eyre &
Spottiswoode, 1906. lxix, 836 pp. 2 1/4″ x 1
New and enlarged edition. With an introduction of the Philosophy of
Cookery. Includes illustrations. Original black morocco. Attractively
gilt-tooled spine, and gilt edges. Welsh 2511.

The Form of Solemnization of Matrimony. London: Eyre &
Spottiswoode, [ca. 1900]. 64 pp. 2 1/4″x 1 7/8″.
Coarse black leather with a hall-marked silver cover of five cherubs.
All edges gilted. Spine worn and hinges starting. Welsh 2859.

The New Testament of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. London: G. E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode, 1852. 2 1/4″ X 3 3/4″. Tooled leather covers. Gilt edges. Welsh lists a New Testament by Eyre & Spottiswoode circa 1905 at 795, but does not list this edition.

Royal Pocket Diary and engagement book for 1905, with short readings of the poets for everyday . London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, [1904]. 415pp. 2 1/8 ” x 1 7/8″. Welsh 6080.

The Royal Bijou Birthday Book. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, c.1900.