Japan prints needle-eye sized book Flowers of Seasons
news.com.au -- Mar 14
A book with pages the size of the eye of a needle has been printed in Japan, the publishing company said, with each tiny page showing a microscopic flower.
The 22-page micro-book, entitled "Shiki no Kusabana" (Flowers of Seasons), contains names and monochrome illustrations of Japanese flowers such as the cherry and the plum, it said, adding the 0.75 millimetre pages were impossible to read with the naked eye.
Toppan Printing said letters just 0.01 mm wide were created using the same technology as money printers use to prevent forgery. It has been making micro books since 1964.
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