"Photographia E: r: o: t: i: c: a Historica", a leather-bound miniature book with over 380 pages, gold embossed, and filled with photographic obscenities from the turn of the century. A unique, e: r: o: t: i: c collection of the best book arts. Reminiscent of times when printed n: u: d: i: t: y still had to be hidden, which may be the case again soon. A miniature book is a very small book, sized no larger than 3 inches in height. These books became more popular in the last few decades of the 19th century because they were portable and easy to hide. Many are bound in fine leather, gilt and contain excellent examples of woodcuts, etchings, or watermarks. Subjects range from the Bible, encyclopedias, stories, and of course to the desired miniaturization of e: r: o: t: i: c: a:'s. Many are now collectors' items, with prices ranging from a few hundred to many thousands of.