More not in Adomeit [extra illustrated edition]

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): Robert E. Massmann
Creation Date: 2002  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
Miniature Book Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 43
Past 30 days: 11
Yesterday: 2
Creator (Author):
Robert E. Massmann

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 25 copies.

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

This copy is the "deluxe" or "extra illustrated" edition, with added applied color illustrations.

The Libraries' also have a copy of the regular issue.

Libraries' copy is #23 of 25, signed by Massmann, and accompanied by the prospectus for the work.

Gift: Robert E. Massmann, January 2003.

Physical Description:

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

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

Text is printed on one long strip of paper folded accordion-style and attached to covers at one end. Illustrations are tipped-in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
  • Typographer : Massmann, Richard A. Richard Massmann, son of publisher Robert E. Massmann. Typographer and designer.
Partner:
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
Miniature Book Collection
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: Z232.R64 N681 2002a
  • UNTCAT: b2815939 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc3574
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.