The Good Book Press

Peter and Donna Thomas have been creating miniature books in Santa Cruz CA since 1976, first as the Good Book Press and, after 1988, under their own name.

Note: Each listing below has a Bradbury (RB#) or Lorson Number (LN#); please include the book title and this number when inquiring about or ordering a book.


1000 Mile Walk to the Gulf, A; Muir, John1994, 2 3/4" x 2 1/4", a scrolling page, cloth boards, vellum label, 37 copiesRB
#44
SOLD

Aesop's Fable, The Donkey and the Thistle; Aesop1993, 3" x 2 1/2", 12 pp., paper boards, slipcase, 175 copiesRB
#43
SOLD

Almost Paper; Thomas, Peter1997, 2 7/8" x 2 1/16", 24 pp., hard wood boards, tipped-in samples, 100 copiesRB
#52
SOLD

Accordian to Zither:
A Musical ABC
2002, 2 3/8" x 1 7/8", 6 pp., printed paper boards, accordion fold, 100 copiesLN
#12
$75.00

Aesop's Fable, The Miser; Aesop1982, 3" x 2 5/8", 10 pp., pictorial paper boards, 200 copiesRB
#6
SOLD

Aesop's Fable, The Old Man and Death; Aesop1986, 2 15/16" x 2 5/8", 12 pp., pictorial paper boards, 200 copiesRB
#19a
SOLD

Aesop's Fable, The Old Man and Death; Aesop1986, 2 15/16" x 2 5/8", 12 pp., deluxe edition, vellum, gilt vellum boards, 26 copiesRB
#19b
SOLD

Almost Paper; Thomas, Peter1997, 2 7/8" x 2 1/16", 24 pp., coptic bound wood boards, 100 copiesRB
#52
SOLD

Aloha Oe/Farewll to Thee, Farewell to Thee; Queen Liliuokaulani1998, 2 3/4" x 1 1/2", 16 pp., cloth boards, paper labels, 50 copiesRB
#54
SOLD

Alphabet People; Thomas, Tanya1989, 2 3/8" x 1 7/8", 64 pp., suede leather, 200 copiesRB
#31
SOLD

Bird Word; Thomas, Peter1996, 1" x 9/16", 12 pp., gilt leather, 39 copiesRB
#48
SOLD

Brief History of the Ukulele, A; Thomas, Donna1997, 3" x 1 1/8", 24 pp., leather boards, 50 copiesRB
#53
SOLD

Celia Fiennes:
A Record of Seventeenth Papermaking;
Fiennes, Celia
1990, 2 9/16" x 2", antique paper boards, 200 copiesRB
#33
SOLD

Climb the Mountains; Muir, John1995, 2 5/8" x 1 7/86", 17 pp., paper boards, accordian fold, 100 copiesRB
#47
SOLD

Counting Toys; Thomas, Donna1987, 2" x 1 1/2", 24 pp., gilt cloth boards, 200 copiesRB
#24
SOLD

Dard Hunter; Hunter Dard Jr.1989, 2 7/8" x 2 1/8", 8 pp., gilt leather, 200 copiesRB
#30
SOLD

Divine Plan, The; Clark, Glen1993, 2 13/16" x 2 3/16", 26 pp., cloth boards, 200 copiesRB
#40
$50.00

Dwarf, A Short Story of a Short Man, The; Thomas, Peter1983, 1 3/8" x 2 7/8", 44 pp., leather bound, 150 copiesRB
#8
SOLD

Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8 (For Everything There Is a Season); Bible. Old testament1986, 2 7/8" x 1", 20 pp., wood boards, accordion fold, sterling silver band, velvet pouch, 30 copiesRB
#21
$85.00

Farmer's Magic; Thomas, Peter1981, 2 3/4" x 1 7/8", 26 pp., gilt leather spine, marbled paper boards, 130 copiesRB
#5
$35.00

First Christmas Story, The; Bible. New Testament1988, 2 5/8" x 1 15/16", 32 pp., deluxe edition, gilt leather, colored illus, 25 copiesRB
#28a
$95.00

First Christmas Story, The; Bible. New Testament1988, 2 5/8" x 1 15/16", 32 pp., pictorial paper boards, 200 copiesRB
#28b
$35.00

Four Views of Kaelakekua Bay; Cook, James, Noble, Johnny and Twain, Mark1998, 2 7/8" x 1 3/4", 22" scroll, printed paper boards, 50 copiesRB
#55
SOLD

Girls1993, 2 1/8" x 1 7/8", 14 pp., paper boards and slipcase, accordion fold with hand-colored illustrations, 2 copiesLN
#6
SOLD

Good Books: A bibliograghy of books by Peter and Donna Thomas, 1978 - 19911992, 2 3/4" x 2", 97 pp., gilt leather spine, marbled paper boards, 200 copiesRB
#41
SOLD

Grand Canyon, The; Powell, John Wesley2007, 2 15/16" x 2 3/16", 5 pp. accordion fold, decorative paper boards, 50 copiesLN
#5
SOLD

Half Dome: A Climbing History2000, 3" x 2 5/16", wood boards, hand-colored, 150 copiesLN
#10
SOLD

If All the World Were Paper1988, 1 3/16" x 1 1/16", 12 pp., gilt leather spine, marbled paper boards, 1 of 2 copiesLN
#2
SOLD

Jack be Nimble and Other Rhymes1987, 2 15/16" x 2 1/2", 36 pp., gilt leather boards with original watercolor label, 26 deluxe copiesRB
#23a
SOLD

Jack be Nimble and Other Rhymes1987, 2 15/16" x 2 1/2", 36 pp., paper boards, 200 copiesRB
#23b
SOLD

Miniature Leaf Books; Thomas, Peter2006, 2 7/8" x 2 1/8", 23 pp., paper boards, 126 copiesLN
#3
SOLD

Mushroom ABC, A1996, 2 1/8" x 1 5/8", 30 pp., shaped paper boards with slipcase, accordion fold, hand-colored, 50 copiesLN
#13
SOLD

New Baby, A;1984, 5/8" x 3/4", paper boardsRB
#13
$25.00

Novel: A Poem; Moracarco, Fred1993, 2 3/4" x 2", 77 pp., cloth boards with printed wrapper, 150 copiesRB
#42
SOLD

Our Baby's First Year Book; Youngblood, Donna1985, 2 1/2" x 1 7/8", 32 pp., deluxe edition wih gilt leather, 30 copiesRB
#16
$45.00

Ovid in Latin and English; Ovid, Publius1984, 1 7/8" x 1 3/8", 14 pp., leather spine, gilt paper boards, 150 copiesRB
#10
$16.75

Pandora's Box; Vonnegut, Kurt1997, 1" x 1", 1 pp., wooden scroll with marbled paper, 130 copiesRB
#49
SOLD

Papermaking Rhyme; Thomas, Peter1988, 2 15/16" x 1 7/8", 36 pp., paper boards, 150 copiesRB
#25
SOLD

Paper Making with Kids; Various1988, 3" x 2 3/8", 14 pp., gilt leather spine, marbled paper boards, paper made by authors, 50 copiesRB
#27
SOLD

Psalm 1281983, 2 1/2" x 1 7/8", 16 pp, full leather with gilt titling, copy 9 of 26RB
#9
$95.00

Rags Make Paper1985, 1 5/8" x 1 1/8", 32 pp., paper boards, 225 copiesRB
#18
$25.00

Saroyan; Saroyan, William1991, 2 15/16" x 2 5/16", 14 pp., paper boards, 150 copiesRB
#32
$45.00

Shakespeare on Papermills; Thomas, Peter1988, 1 15/16" x 1 9/16", 64 pp., gilt leather spine, printed paper boards, 150 copiesRB
#26
SOLD

Shakespearian Words of Gratitude; Shakespeare, William1991, 1 1/4" x 15/16", 4 pp., gilt leather boardsRB
#36
$25.00

Single Day, A; Young, Gary1991, 3" x 2 1/4", 6 pp., accordion fold, leather, deluxe edition with sterling silver plate on cover, 34 copies thusRB
#35a
$125.00

Single Day, A; Young, Gary1991, 3" x 2 1/4", 6 pp., leather boards, accordion fold, 68 copies thusRB
#35b
$45.00

Spring Wildflower ABC2007, 2 7/8" x 2", 28 pp. accordion fold, decorative paper boards, hand-colored illustrations, 150 copiesLN
#4
SOLD

Story of Life, A; Thomas, Peter1994, 2" x 1 3/8", 24 pp., leather spine, paper boards, 200 copiesRB
#45
$50.00

Story of the Treekeeper's Wisdom; Thomas, Peter1985, 2 1/2" x 1 7/8", 32 pp., gilt leather spine, pictorial paper boards, 200 copiesRB
#15
$27.00

Story of Word Pictures, The; Lewis, Mark W.1984, 2 1/8" x 2", 14 pp., printed paper boards, 200 copiesRB
#11
SOLD

Twenty Third Psalm, The1985, 2 1/2" x 1 7/8", paper boards, 28 copiesRB
#14
SOLD

Two Sisters; Thomas, Peter1986, 3" x 2 1/4", gilt leather, 200 copiesRB
#20a
$25.00

Two Sisters; Thomas, Peter1986, 3" x 2 1/4", deluxe edition, colored illus, metal clasp, gilt leather, 25 copiesRB
#20b
SOLD

View from Mt. Dana, The; Muir, John1997, 2 5/8" x 2 1/8", 10 pp., paper boards, accordion fold, 97 copiesRB
#50
SOLD

We Found a Carrot; Thomas, Tanya1987, 1 15/16" x 1 1/2", 4 pp., marbled paper boards, 12 copiesLN
#1
SOLD

Wildflowers of the John Muir Trail2002, 2 5/8" x 2 1/8", 37 pp., decorative paper boards with slipcase, accordion fold with hand-colored illustrations, 150 copiesLN
#6
SOLD

Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus; Church, Francis P.1984, 2 3/8" x 3", 20 pp., pictorial paper boards, 125 copiesRB
#12
SOLD

Yosemite ABC, A2001, 2 1/8" x 1 5/16", 28 pp., gilt leather boards, slipcase, hand-colored, 50 copiesLN
#11
SOLD

Yotan's Vision; Thomas, Peter1980, 3" x 2 3/4", 32 pp., leather spine, marbled paper boards, 150 copiesRB
#1
SOLD

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