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New attempt for world’s smallest book record


According to the fine folks at Guinness the current holder of the title “world’s smallest book” is a 30 page Russian volume called Chameleon which measures a just 0.9mm (0.035 inches) and was created by Anatoliy Konenko in 1996. 

Now, in what could be described as a tiny case of one-downmanship, Toppan Printing of Japan have produced a 22-page volume called Shiki no Kusabana (flowers of seasons) which measures just 0.75mm.  The book theoretically contains names and monochrome illustrations of Japanese flowers such as the cherry and the plum – but unless you have a high powered microscope you are just going to have to take their word on that.

Via The Telegraph

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