1901-1999: the century with only 99 years

Description:

Observations on how many people committed the error of looking at 2000 as the first year of the 21st century, followed by a variety of statements about such people.

Creator(s): Massmann, Robert E.
Creation Date: 2000  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
Miniature Book Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 204
Past 30 days: 4
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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: 2000
  • Digitized: September 26, 2007
Coverage:
Date
2000  
Description:

Observations on how many people committed the error of looking at 2000 as the first year of the 21st century, followed by a variety of statements about such people.

Note:

Edition of 150 copies.

Created as a keepsake for the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave XVIII, held in Rutland, Vermont, in 2000.

"Typography [by] Richard A. Massmann. Illustrations [by] C. Ernest Massmann. Hand coloring [by] Bob & Eloise Massmann. Design, layout, and binding by R.E.M."

Gift: October 2004.

Physical Description:

[10] p.: ill.; 65 mm.

Bound in publisher's dark m aroon leatherette(?) with applied hand-colored pictorial label on cover. In dark gray card slipcase with printed label.

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Contributor(s):
  • Other : Massmann, Richard A. Richard Massmann, son of publisher Robert E. Massmann. Typographer and designer.
  • Illustrator : Massmann, C. Ernest C. Ernest Massmann, artist and illustrator. Son of publisher Robert E. Massmann.
  • Other : Massmann, Eloise Wife of Robert E. Massmann, Eloise has contributed to many of the works published by REM Miniatures, including hand-coloring illustrations.
  • 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: 56719872 |
  • CALL-NO: Z232.R64 N56 2000
  • UNTCAT: b2664314 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc3590
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.