Miniature Books: Start your own small library
Miniature books are those books that have a height no taller than three to four inches. These make very popular collectables. First miniature books were manuscripts written by monks on thin sheepskin sheets. Either the royalty or the movers and shakers of the society used them. Gradually when people started making a collection of these
miniature books, the concept of miniature libraries also came up.
Youíll find a variety of miniature books in all parts of the world. When you hear or think of miniature books, they may sound like something novel. However, they are very much part of popular culture. There are a number of people who like miniature books just for the fine print that requires a little extra effort for reading. This attribute of miniatures books adds a kind of thrill to their book reading experience.
If you think that the miniatures books are no real serious stuff, you may be surprised to know that Adolf Hitler published and used several illustrated miniatures books during World War II. Miniatures books can be used as reading material for travelers, as religious texts, for politics and propaganda and of course as collectables.
Owing to the hard work that goes into producing every miniatures book, they are at times quite expensive. However, the beauty and exclusivity of miniatures books appropriately compensates for its high-price. Then there are vintage miniatures books that are simply priceless because they have a legacy and historical importance tagged to them.