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Elihu Burritt: as much a brother [variant binding]


Text of a speech commemorating the life and achievements of Elihu Burritt.

Creator(s): Klingberg, Haddon E.
Creation Date: 1962
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Creator (Author):
Klingberg, Haddon E.

Haddon E. Klingberg. Author, collector. Credited by Robert E. Massmann as starting him on collecting miniature books.

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Elihu Burritt Library
Publisher Info: Elihu Burritt Library of Central Connecticut State University is located in New Britain, Connecticut. From
Place of Publication: New Britain, Connecticut
  • Creation: 1962
  • Digitized: September 2007
From 1810 to 1878

Text of a speech commemorating the life and achievements of Elihu Burritt.


Edition of 2,000 copies.

"The text for this little volume has been set in Vari-Typer 8-point Cramer Italic type, photographically reduced, and printed by offset lithography. Typography by R.E.M. Lithographed at Central Connecticut State College."--colophon.

Introduction by Robert E. Massmann.

"Address given on the 150th anniversary of the birth of Elihu Burritt before the Historical Society of New Britain and friends assembled at the Elihu Burritt Library on December 8, 1960, by Haddon E. Klingberg."--p. 2.

First title produced by Robert E. Massmann, created to accompany the annual report of the Elihu Burritt Library.

Physical Description:

[i]-xii, [1]-51, [1] p. : ill. ; 73 mm.

This copy bound in full black leather with gilt cover titles. All edges gilt.

Signed by Haddon E. Klingberg on p.2.

Variant binding. According to Massmann, 10 sets of sheets were given to Glen Dawson to be bound by Bela Blau, and "a number of sheets went to others who asked for them."

  • Printer : Central Connecticut State College
  • Editor : 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.
Other: As much a brother
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Miniature Book Collection
  • CALL-NO: Z232.R64 E45 1962 c.2
  • UNTCAT: b2363522 |
  • OCLC: 1916205 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc3580
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
Access: Public
License: Copyright
Holder: Robert E. Massmann
Statement: Copyright held by Robert E. Massmann. Material may not be reproduced without permission.