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Great Britain – Scottish Imprints

Return to: Miniature books in the Smith Collection published in countries other than the United States

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.

Scottish Imprints

Various Places

The Little Warbler. 3 vol. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, before 1817. Volumes include: Scotch songs, 140 pp., English songs (with woodcut frontispiece and title vignette), 142 pp., and Irish songs (with woodcut and vignette), 142pp. Marbled end papers. A.E.G. bound in poor leather binding.

Khayyam, Omar. Rubaiyat. Edinburgh: Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell, 1907. (The miniature series, no. 7.) 80pp. 3 1/2 x 2 1/4″. Red calf limp binding, gold stamped title on spine. Welsh 5362; Newsletter 16 (March 1929), p. 5. Gift of Carol Kapell in Memory of Pauline B. Deems.

Khayyam, Omar. Rubaiyat. Edinburgh: diehard craft miniature, 1996. Signed by Sally Oran. 20 copies were made.

Blackie’s Commercial Hand-Book. Glasgow: Blackie and Son, no date. 309pp. 3 3/8″ x 2 1/8″. Brown leather. Blind stamped front cover, back cover, and spine. Gold stamped title on spine. Gift of Carol Kapell in Memory of Pauline B. Deems. Not listed in Welsh’s bibliography.

Mary Queen of Scots. Edinburgh: Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell, n.d. 3 7/16″ x 2 7/16″. 128pp. Plaid cloth cover. Leather gold stamped tab on spine with title.

The Lady of the Lake with Illustrations. Edinburgh: Valentine and Anderson, Ltd., Valentine and Sons, Ltd. Dundee and London, no date. 3 3/8″ x 2 1/2″. 190pp. Plaid cloth cover. Leather gold stamped tab on spine with title. Edges gilded. Gift of Carol Kapell in Memory of Pauline B. Deems. Welsh 6194.

Wisdom of Solomon. Lockerbie: Hestan Isle Press, for the MBS Grand Conclave XVIII in Vermont 2000. Printed by Peter Grant. Number 132 of 150.