"Knowing I loved my books, he furnish'd me From mine own library with volumes that I prize above my dukedom."
Prospero made that statement in Shakespeare's "The Tempest," but it could just as well have been said by Neale Albert.
Albert began collecting miniature books — no more than 3 inches in height, width or thickness — decades ago, and after a while began concentrating on tiny volumes of Shakespeare's works. About 10 years ago, Albert donated many of his little books to a museum in memory of his late daughter and started collecting Shakespeare books all over again.
Rather than just seeking out and finding already-published...