Miniature Books – 20th Century

Famous Works

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Size| 192 pp. 4.0 x 5.5cm | Publisher Minia Press | Dated n.d. circa 1900s

The illustrated Pocket Shakespeare, Complete with Glossary by J Talfourd Blair. Volumes: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII; Complete with glossary

Size | 586 pp., 482 pp., 496 pp., 490 pp., 508 pp., 499 pp., 523 pp., 12 x 8.5 cm | Publisher New York A C Armstrong and Son | Dated n.d. 1900

Set of 31 miniature Shakespeare books. The set is dedicated by special permission to Miss Ellen Terry. Miss Terry was the preeminent Shakespearean actress of the late 1800’s/early 1900’s.

Size | pp., 5.08 x 3.5 cm | Publisher University Press Glasglow MCMIV, David Bryce and Son, Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York| Dated n.d. 1900

The Kingsgate Pocket Poets: A Selection from the works of John Keats arranged by Walter Fancutt

Size | 95 pp. 7.00 x 10.50 cm | Publisher London The Kingsgate Press | Dated n.d.1943

Mary Queen of Scots adapted from Sir Walter Scott

Size| 169 pp. 6.00 x 8.50 cm | Publisher Andersons, Edinburgh, Ltd | Dated n.d. early 1900s

The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde

Size | 95 pp. 5.0 x 6.5 cm | Publisher New York Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. Publishers | Dated n.d. 1930

Educational Books

Spons’ Engineers’ Tables

Size | 264 pp. 6.5 x 4.5 cm | Publisher J.T. Hurst | Dated n.d. circa 1917

The Little Book of Tops. Tricks, Lore, and More by Don Olney

Size | 94 pp. 6.5 x 8.0 cm | Publisher Running Press Philadelphia, London | Dated n.d. circa 1993

Tongue Twisters

Size| pp. 8.0 x 11.5cm | Publisher Boston The Carol Press | Dated n.d. 1912


Petite Calendar and Stamp book; Miniature advertising calendar for the optometrist R.A. Esslinger and a jewellery store

Size | pp. tbc x tbc cm | Publisher Optometrist R.A. Esslinger | Dated 1929