Each year, the Show brings together more than 100 U.S. and international artisans and dealers, including a number of I.G.M.A. Artisans and Fellows. They offer collectors unique, well-crafted 1-inch, 1/2-inch, and 1/4-inch scale miniatures from around the world.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Books, Curiosities & Oddities from Pat Sweet, Bo Press

Pat Sweet sells as Bo Press Miniature Books. Her books come in two sizes--micro-miniature dollhouse scale under 1-inch, and miniature usually under 3-inches. She makes astronomical and philosophical instruments in miniature: pocket globes, orreries, tellurions. Pat also designs the occasional oddity like a vampire hunter's kit. Her work inspires curiosity and delight. bopress@charter.net, http://www.bopressminiaturebooks.com

Selection of Book Orreries.
"The Paris Tellurion" with candle reflector. "The Lizard Tellurion" which exhibits some novel features in its light source.
Chained Medieval Library Desk.
Medieval Standing Bookcase and Seat.
Selection of miniature books for the dollhouse.
Miniature book for dollhouse displayed open.
Medieval blank books.
Miniature 19th Century Vampire Hunter's Kit.  Contents: Four Bavarian maps, lift-out tray with mallet, stakes, bottle of holy water, cross, and more. The base holds compass, crowbar, hatchet, hand mirror, pistol, holy bible and journal (both blank).
Six classics of travel and exploration in a hollow book.
Medieval Drafting Table With Drawings and Tools.
Photo of Pat Smart, Bo Press Miniature Books.

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