Category Archives: Miniature Books

Miniature Book exhibitions on display in Gorgas

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This April and May, two miniature book exhibitions will be on display simultaneously in the Pearce Lobby of the Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library: the Kate Webb Ragsdale Memorial Miniature Book Collection and the Miniature … Continue reading

Miniature Books

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow Please see Cool@Hoole’s previous post on the Kate Webb Memorial Miniature Book exhibition. The history of miniature books is both long and international. Scholars date the appearance of the duodecimo (small size) book to the beginning … Continue reading

Scripture in Miniature

It’s not surprising that one of the best selling books in the world has been produced in miniature form. Still, I didn’t expect to stumble across these two turn-of-the-century specimens today. I was on a hunt in an artifacts box for something … Continue reading