Lesemaus ~ Miniaturbuchverlag
Walter- Butzek- Str. 10, 18146 Rostock, Germany
Fon: 0049 3 81 68 10 59
My "Lesemaus" (Reading Mouse) press in miniature format
exists since November 1, 2001.There I offer:
Type fonts, illustrations, endpapers, book covers and colour
concept for each book are carefully selected to achieve a harmonic appearance.
Well readable miniature books.
In sizes between 1.6 and 2.9 cm, (0.6
and 1 inch)that is 1:10 / 1:12 scale.
Fairy tale, picture books classic literature,
non fiction books.
Currently 34 titles are offered, more
The books are designed by me, some
inspired by old original works.
Most of my book blocks are glued, some stitched. The
books are hardbacks, hand bound in cloth, paper, half cloth or half leather.
I like to experiment and always look out for new materials and design ideas.
E.A. Poe, The oval portrait
2002, 22 pages, 2.5 x 2 cm, red cloth and dust cover
with picture.First edition limited to 25 signed copies. $17 O.
Wilde, The Nightingale and
2002, 28 pages, 2.5 x 2.2 cm, half- binding in cloth/paper.First
edition limited to 25 signed copies. $ 17
Jack and the beanstalk
2002, 42 pages, 2,5 x 2 cm, half binding in cloth/paper,
H.C. Andersen, Die Prinzessin
auf der Erbse/ Fünf aus einer Hülse
(The Princess and the Pea/ The Pea Blossom)
Der tapferer Zinnsoldat (The
Brave Tin Soldier)
Des Kaisers neue Kleider
(The Emperor's New Clothes)
2nd edition 2002, 27- 29 pages, 2.5 x 2.1 cm, light green
cloth binding, printed end- papers, 1- 2 illustrations. Each $15.Andersen,
(The Fir Tree), 2nd edition 2002, 2.5 x 2.2 cm, 6 coloured illustrations.
|Grimm Brothers: Rotkäppchen
(Little Red Riding Hood)
Der Wolf und die 7 Geißlein
(The Wolf and the 7 kids)
(The Star Talers)
2nd edition 2002, 10 - 40 pages, 2.5 x 2.1 cm, light
yellow cloth binding, printed end papers, 1 or more coloured illustrations.
2001, 26 pages, 2.6 x 2 cm. Half cloth, green spine,
printed foil binding, or green cloth binding with dust jacket. Endpapers
with flower tendrils, 5 coloured illustrations. $15
(Fairy Tales by Bechstein)
2001, 35 pages, 2.5 x 2.1 cm. Red paper binding or ruby
red cloth binding with coloured label, 2 coloured illustration. $15
Jack und der Bohnenstengel
and the Beanstalk)
2002, 40 pages, 2.4 x 1.9 cm, Half cloth binding, blue
spine, blue marbled book cover, 5 coloured illustrations. $15
(Baron Munchausen, vol. 1)
2001, 48 pages, 2.4 x 1.9 cm, half cloth binding, red
spine, brown paper cover, 2 coloured, 1 b/w illustrations. $15
Mein erstes Buch
(My first book),
(My Christmas book)
2000-2002, 14- 22 pages, 1.6 - 2.4 cm. Each $7.
(Little rabbit snuffle nose)
with 11 well known Easter and spring poems, 11 coloured
La Fontaine, Fabeln (Fables)
2001, 39 pages, 2.6 x 2.3 cm, yellow printed cloth binding,
yellowish dust jacket with blurb. 7 coloured, 1 b/w illustrations. $15
J. W. v. Goethe, Erzählungen
2001, 37 pages, 2.6 x 2.1 cm, Half leather, rounded spine.
Cover with light coloured printed cotton cloth, bookmarker. 5 b/w, 1 coloured
J. W. v. Goethe, Der tote
Liebhaber (The dead Lover)
2002, 47 pages, 2.6 x 2.1 cm, 2 nostalgic b/w graphs,
bookmarker, Half leather binding, light cloth, brown rounded spine. Limited
and numbered edition of 50copies. $16.
E. A. Poe, Das ovale Porträt
2002, 26 pages, 2.4 x 1.9 cm. Moss green cloth binding
with gold coloured metal ornament, marbled endpapers, First edition of
|T. Storm, Von Kindern und
Katzen und wie sie die Nine begruben (About Children and
Cats and how they buried Nine)
2002, 31 pages, 2.9 x 2.3 cm green paper binding (leather
look) and overall gilt stamping. First edition 25 pieces. $20.
Oscar Wilde, Die Nachtigall
und die Rose (The Nightingale and the Rose)
2002, 36 pages, 2.5 x 2.1 cm, 2 coloured illustrations.
Half leather binding, cover with red/gold/brown marbled paper, bookmarker.
Spine in different variations. Label with author and title. $17.
|Hrsg. Wolgast, Kling, Glöckchen,
kling, (Jingle bell, jingle)
2002, 31 pages, 2.6 x 2.2 cm. Christmas book, words of
11 famous old folk songs, 9 coloured nostalgic illustrations. Rounded spine,
beige cloth binding with winter/ Christmas motif, jacket with various Christmas
Hrsg. Wolgast, Leise rieselt
der Schnee (The snow falls quietly)
2001, 40 pages, 2.5 x 2.2 cm. 12 winter and Christmas
poems. Half cloth binding, blue spine, cover with printed light paper,
endpapers with Christmas motif. 2 riddles, 1 cookie recipe, 1 fairy tale,
15 coloured illustrations. $15
M. Möller, Weihnachten
am Meer (Christmas by the sea)
2001, 27 pages, 2.5 x 2.1 cm. Half cloth binding, brown
spine, cover with blue paper, label with motive, bookmarker, 5 coloured
Dr. Martin Luther, Kleiner
Katechismus (Dr. Martin Luther's Little Catechism)
2002, 32 pages, 2.1 x 1.6 cm. His 5 important works:
The 10 Commandments, Confession of Faith, Lords Prayer, Sacrament of the
Holy Baptism, Sacrament of the Altar (without comment). front page with
1 illustration of Martin Luther (3 variants), black leather binding with
ornamental gilt stamping. Bookmarker, rounded spine. Limited Edition of
50 numbered copies.$20
Poesiealbum von 1919- 1924
(Autograph album from 1919- 1924)
2000, 32 pages, 2.6 x 2.2 cm, ruby red/ moss green cloth,
about 8 little shiny pictures, sewn. Each book is different.
Cloth, label with motif on cover $18,
cloth with gilt stamped word „Poesie“ $19,50
|Immer pflegten sie sich (They
always groomed themselves)
2001, 39 pages, 2.4 x 2.1 cm. Cosmetics in the past.
Red half cloth binding with green paper cover (leather look), 11 illustrations,
Meine Kochrezepte (My
2001, 44 pages, 2.6 x 2.1 cm. Fill in your own recipes.
Index (11 parts) on the side 11 coloured illustrations, half cloth binding,
printed foil binding.$15
(Home Cook Book)
after an old model. 2001, 60 pages, 2.5 x 2.1 cm. Red
printed binding, bookmarker, 38 recipes and household tips. 6 b/w illustrations.
(Home Baking Book)
after an old model2002, 62 pages, 2.5 x 2.1 cm. Half
cloth binding, spine beige, cover with glued hand coloured brown paper.
Bookmarker, 8 nostalgic b/w illustrations, 40 recipes. $16.
If you are interested in more about my books, please order
my German catalogue with illustrations of all editions and some text samples.
($3 for airmail to USA/Canada).
I ship by airmail in bubble-envelopes, charges for shipping
and handling are$ 3 for 1 book, $ 6 for 2 - 5 books, $ 13 for 5 - 10 books.
Payment: International Postal Order or Paypal