Full record for micro book n.

Definition a book reproduced at a reduced size by the use of microphotography or microprinting
OED requirements antedating 1943
Earliest cite 'A. Boucher' 'One-Way Trip'
Comment Mike Christie submitted a 1943 cite from Anthony Boucher's "One-Way Trip".

Earliest cite in OED was 1970: updated June 2003 to 1944

Last modified 6 July, 2008

Citations for micro book n.

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1943 A. Boucher One-Way Trip in Astounding Sci. Fiction Aug. 100/2 There were even microbooks in the rocket, with a small pocket-model viewer; there was hardly space for a projector.