Toppan Printing Company


Holy Bible. King James Version

Holy Bible. King James Version

Bible. Old Testament.

Tokyo: Toppan Printing Company, 1965. First book measures 1 3/8 x 1 3/8", red paper wrapper, miniature bookplate on inside front cover, in fine condition. The second book is a microminiature book with the same text as the larger one, approximately 0.138 inches square, red leather cover, gilt stamped, in fine condition. All items are house in a decorated plastic cover with tray that holds both books and a small magnifying glass. All of this is enclosed within a red leather embossed wallet with snap. A lovely package all around.

The contents of books are the same: the first chapter from the Book of Genesis with an explanation of the production of the accompanying microminiature book.

Toppan Printing Company
$ 475.00 USD

The Lord's Prayer

The Lord's Prayer

Bible. Old Testament.

Tokyo: Toppan Printing Company, 1980. First book measures 14 mm x 14 mm, black sheep skin wrap, miniature bookplate on inside front cover, in fine condition. The second book is a microminiature book with the same text as the larger one, approximately 1.4 mm square, in fine condition. Both books are housed in a black/gold decorated plastic case with tray that holds both books and a small magnifying lens. All of this is enclosed within a brown leather wallet with snap. A lovely package all around.

The contents of books are the same: the traditional King James version of the Lord's Prayer.

Toppan Printing Company
$ 475.00 USD

Toppan Micro Trio in a Leather Case including Birth Stone, Language of Flowers, and The Zodiacal Signs and Their Symbols

Toppan Micro Trio in a Leather Case including Birth Stone, Language of Flowers, and The Zodiacal Signs and Their Symbols

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Tokyo: Toppan Printing Company, 1979. Three miniature books (parent) and three similar microminiature books (child). Titles are Birth Stone, Language of Flowers, and The Zodiacal Signs and Their Symbols. Miniature books measure 19 mm square and microminiatures measure approx. 2 mm square. Layered into an individually designed leather case designed by Osami Nakao, a well-known Japanese leather craftsman, with a leather-framed magnifying lens on top, 3 microminiatures nestled in a leather board, below are the 3 miniature books (with tiny book plate on verso of front cover), all in fine condition.

An equisitely crafted, beautiful and rare set. The Toppan Printing Company in Japan has long been printers of the world's smallest books with many Guiness Book World Record holders.

Toppan Printing Company
$ 1,425.00 USD