On August 11, members of the public have an extraordinary opportunity to see one of the largest collections of miniature books in the world.
The Miniature Book Society Conclave XXXVII will be at the Lilly Library on IU Bloomington campus, August 9-11, 2019. It features a display of MBS past member Ruth Adomeit Miniature Book Collection. The Adomeit collection ranges the entire history of human record keeping in miniature form, from cuneiform tablets of circa 2000 B.C. to contemporary small press and artists’ books.
The Book Fair will be open to the public 11:00-4:00 on Sunday, August 11.
Miniature books are defined as under 3” in size, are usually hand-bound, and limited in number.