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The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Great Britain – Routledge, Warne, and Routledge

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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.

Routledge, Warne, and Routledge

G. Routledge


Birds. The Nursery Library. London, G. Routledge, [c.1880.] 2 1/8″ x 2 3/4″.

Edgeworth, Maria.The Purple Jar. London: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1862. 96 pp. 4-11/16″ x 3-1/8″. COLOPHON: Inscribed to Annie C. Williams by her teacher, T.A. Shaplergh, June 29, 1866. Illustrations engraved from woodcuts used as frontispiecs. Bound in purple cloth over boards with the title gold stamped on the front cover. Edges are gilt stamped. Covers are worn and the pages are yellowed with age.

Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901. Alphabet. London & N.U., G. Routledge & Sons [1885?] [32] pp. 2-5/8″ x 2-3/8″. Text is printed in color and bound in stiff paper wrapper with the title and a color illustration printed on the front and back covers. A clear plastic coat over the outside covers protects the book and makes it shiny. Welsh 3157.

Reading Book. The Nursery Library. London, G. Routledge and Sons, n.d. 2 1/8″ x 2 3/4″.