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Description:

Bibliography and description of 2 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: 2002  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
Miniature Book Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 18
Past 30 days: 1
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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: 2002
  • Digitized: September 2007
Description:

Bibliography and description of 2 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, 100 of which were issued as keepsakes for the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave XX, held in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 2002.

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

This copy is the "regular" edition. A second, "extra illustrated" edition exists, and is in the Libraries' collection.

Gift: Robert E. Massmann, January 2003.

Physical Description:

1 folded sheet ([4], 2-10, [4] leaves): ills.; 62 mm x 81 cm., folded to 62 x 57 mm.

Bound in gray card covers with oval applied printed cover label. In gray card slipcase with oval printed cover label.

Text is printed on one long sheet folded accordion-style, and attached to covers at one end.

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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: 54366215 |
  • CALL-NO: Z232.R64 N681 2002
  • UNTCAT: b2815921 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc3573
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.