Ere e eme: pronunciamento miniaturo del importo profundissimo para los MCMLXXXs.

Description:

Spoof of Latin and Spanish text in ornate calligraphy. The text is not in correct Latin or Spanish, but intended to "look" like it.

Creator(s): Massmann, Robert E.
Creation Date: 1983
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
Miniature Book Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 62
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
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: 1983
  • Digitized: September 27, 2007
Description:

Spoof of Latin and Spanish text in ornate calligraphy. The text is not in correct Latin or Spanish, but intended to "look" like it.

Note:

"Calligraphy and illumination by E. Helene Sherman."--p. [7].

"Publication, design, typography, hand coloring, and binding by Robert E. Massmann, REM Miniatures, New Britain, Connecticut. Printed at Art Press. 59 numbered, hand-colored copies to celebrate my 59th birthday, April 2, 1983. ... Also 241 illuminated and autographed copies, for lovers of beauty, to celebrate my retirement."--colophon.

Libraries' copy is #54, with presentation inscription by Massmann: "For Wayne - Love Bob."

Bindings in several colors of leatherette exist.

Gift: February 2002.

Physical Description:

[14] p.; 44 x 55 mm. Bound in dark blue leatherette with applied hand-colored label. In pale blue card slipcase with applied hand-colored label. In pocket inside back cover is loose sheet with key to "translating" the text.

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Added Title: O sibili
Partner:
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
Miniature Book Collection
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: Z232.R64 E74 1983
  • UNTCAT: b2354034 |
  • OCLC: 46621392 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc3578
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.