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Well, I’ll be! The University of Iowa’s library contains more than 4,000 miniature books, including this one, measuring just 0.138 inches square and 0.04 inches thick (about the size of a ladybug.)
"Librarian Colleen Theisen, who found it in a box marked "microminiatures," calls it the "most perplexing" of the miniature collection: a book so small it could not be read by the naked eye. What was it? Who made it and when? Whatever clues its text contained were locked between its tiny binding.”
What does this mysterious tome contain and where did it come from? Click here to find out!

Well, I’ll be! The University of Iowa’s library contains more than 4,000 miniature books, including this one, measuring just 0.138 inches square and 0.04 inches thick (about the size of a ladybug.)

"Librarian Colleen Theisen, who found it in a box marked "microminiatures," calls it the "most perplexing" of the miniature collection: a book so small it could not be read by the naked eye. What was it? Who made it and when? Whatever clues its text contained were locked between its tiny binding.”

What does this mysterious tome contain and where did it come from? Click here to find out!

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