Alpha and omega: the Christian symbol that was Hadon Klingberg.


A tribute and remniscence of Haddon E. Klingberg, with a selection of Christian symbols.

Creator(s): Massmann, Robert E.
Creation Date: 1971
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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.
  • Creation: 1971
  • Digitized: September 27, 2007

A tribute and remniscence of Haddon E. Klingberg, with a selection of Christian symbols.


Edition of 100 numbered copies, 150 copies on plain pape, and 50 unnumbered copies in the 2nd issue.

"Design, typography, and binding by R.E.M. Illustrations, cover label and illumination by E. Helene Sherman. Printed at Art Press."--colophon.

The frontispiece is a tipped-in example of Klingberg's bookplate, which was designed by Massmann and executed by C. Ernest Massmann.

Libraries' copy is unnumbered.

The Libraries' also have a seperate suite of illustrations for this work as part of another item by Massmann.

Purchase: March 2003.

Physical Description:

[48] p.: ill.; 50 mm.

Bound in white leatherette, with applied hand-colored cover label. Housed in dark pink card slipcase with applied label.

  • Illustrator : Sherman, E. Helene E. Helene Sherman (1908-1996) Artist and calligrapher.
  • Illustrator : Massmann, C. Ernest C. Ernest Massmann, artist and illustrator. Son of publisher Robert E. Massmann.
  • Other : Klingberg, Haddon E. Haddon E. Klingberg (May 27, 2001-1971(?)) Minister, collector, director of the Children's Home in New Britain Connecticut, which had been founded by his father.
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Miniature Book Collection
  • OCLC: 51825848 |
  • CALL-NO: Z232.R64 A47 1971
  • UNTCAT: b2488902 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc3586
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
Access: Public
Holder: Robert E. Massmann
Statement: Copyright held by Robert E. Massmann. Material may not be reproduced without permission.