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  • Old King Cole.

Created / Published

  • [Paisley] : Gleniffer Press, 1985.


  • -  Nursery rhymes
  • -  Children's poetry
  • -  Miniature books--Specimens


  • -  Nursery rhyme.
  • -  "The smallest printed book in the world 1985"--Display card on which the book is mounted.
  • -  Title from display card.
  • -  "The book was printed using offset lithographic methods ... The final sizes of the books vary from 0.9 to 1.25 millimetre square"--Accompanying instruction sheet. LC copy is over 1 mm. in height.
  • -  Issued in a plastic box. Accompanying matter includes another plastic box displaying a 10 x 16 mm. sheet and a label which reads: Uncut sheet showing text of (3 copies) Old King Cole.
  • -  Limited ed. of 85 copies.
  • -  LC has copy no. 56.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  LAC tnb 2020-09-01 no edits (1 card)


  • 12 p. ; 2 mm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • PZ8.3 .O38 1985

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 86125497

Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

Additional Metadata Formats

IIIF Presentation Manifest

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Chicago citation style:

Old King Cole. [Paisley: Gleniffer Press, 1985] Pdf.

APA citation style:

(1985) Old King Cole. [Paisley: Gleniffer Press] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Old King Cole. [Paisley: Gleniffer Press, 1985] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.