Not in Adomeit

Description:

Bibliography and description of 4 Thumb Bibles not listed in the bibliograph compiled by Ruth Adomeit, Three centuries of Thumb Bibles. Includes illustrations of title pages of the Thumb Bibles.

Creator(s): Massmann, Robert E.
Creation Date: 2001  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
Miniature Book Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 24
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Creator (Author):
Massmann, Robert E.

Robert E. Massmann, author, librarian, and publisher of miniature books under his imprint REM Miniatures. Massmann assembled a major collection of miniature books, and is a founding member of the Miniature Book Society.

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: REM Miniatures
Publisher Info: REM Miniatures is the imprint of Robert E. Massmann, librarian, author, publisher, and collector.
Place of Publication: New Britain, Connecticut
Date(s):
  • Creation: 2001
  • Digitized: September 26, 2007
Description:

Bibliography and description of 4 Thumb Bibles not listed in the bibliograph compiled by Ruth Adomeit, Three centuries of Thumb Bibles. Includes illustrations of title pages of the Thumb Bibles.

Note:

Edition of 150 copies.

Created as a keepsake for the Miniature Book Society Grand Conclave XIX held in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 2001.

In two editions. This, the regular edition, and an "extra illustrated" edition of 15 to 20 copies.

"Typography by Richard A. Massmann. Design, layout, and binding by Robert E. Massmann."

Physical Description:

[24] p.: ill. (B&W); 79 mm. Bound in publisher's orange/brown card covers with applied hexagonal printed cover label. In matching slipcase with rectangular printed label. Text is "accordion fold", one long strip folded into the covers.

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Contributor(s):
  • Typographer : Massmann, Richard A. Richard Massmann, son of publisher Robert E. Massmann. Typographer and designer.
  • Other : Miniature Book Society The Miniature Book Society was founded in 1983 by a group of authors, publishers, collectors, and dealers of miniature books. The object of the society is "to stimulate and sustain interest in miniature books and to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information." The society sponsors an annual competition, publishes a newsletter, has a traveling exhibition, and has an annual Conclave held in various locations.
Partner:
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
Miniature Book Collection
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 51829630 |
  • CALL-NO: Z232.R64 N68 2001
  • UNTCAT: b2357643 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc3570
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public
License: Copyright
Holder: Robert E. Massmann
Statement: Copyright held by Robert E. Massmann. Material may not be reproduced without permission.