Miniature Book News # 91: 1996 December Page: 1
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MINIATURE BOOK NEWS
Number 91 16 Dromara Rd., St. Louis, Mo. 63124 December, 1996
CIIARLOTTE M. SMITI
THE TAMAZUNCHALE PRESS
and THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
Another major exhibition of miniature
books took place earlier this year
in Iowa City, Iowa. The exhibition
itself, the person behind it, and her
publishing success make interesting
reading for microbibliophiles.
one of her
cases in her home
in Newton, Iowa.
in this MBN issue
are courtesy of
From June to August of this year the
University of Iowa Libraries held a
display, entititled Tiny Tomes, of
over 400 miniature books from the
collection of Charlotte M. Smith of
Newton, Iowa. Charlotte had donated
most of her personal collection, 3,000
tomes, to the Library back in February.
A reprint of a February 8, 1996 article
with the Des Moines Register, below,
gives some of the background.
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