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 Collection: Miniature Book Collection
Onze naaste buren in de hemelruimte: de planeten

Onze naaste buren in de hemelruimte: de planeten

Date: 1965 - 1973
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Description: A brief overview of the planets of our solar system.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Onze vrienden de dieren

Onze vrienden de dieren

Date: 1965 - 1973
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Description: A brief discussion of common animals.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Op vier wielen : geschiedenis van de auto

Op vier wielen : geschiedenis van de auto

Date: 1965 - 1973
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Description: A brief overview of the early history and development of the automobile.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Pacemaker.

Pacemaker.

Date: 1999
Creator: Hunter, Darragh
Description: Poetic musings on the function of the heart, and when a pacemaker is needed. Bound in light green card covers with applied cover label.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Pearls of Wisdom

Pearls of Wisdom

Date: 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: Volume consists of various wise singings by different authors.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Petite calendar and stamp case 1903.

Petite calendar and stamp case 1903.

Date: 1902
Creator: unknown
Description: Calendar for the year 1903. Bound in full red simulated leather with gilt cover title. Includes table for each month of the year showing days/date, religious days, and phases of the moon; information on postal rates (foreign & domestic), and information on money order rates. Includes section at center with wax pages between which stamps could be stored so they would not stick to anything.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Pocket almanack, for the year of our Lord 1847

Pocket almanack, for the year of our Lord 1847

Date: 1846
Creator: Spofford, Thomas, b. 1795.
Description: Almanac for 1847, bound in publisher's yellow printed wrappers, with hole at upper left through which a string is looped for suspension. The almanac contains information on eclipses, tides, phases of the moon, rising and setting of the moon/sun, historical facts, and quotations. Anonymous gift to the Miniature Books Collection in 2003.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
The Poetic Gift : or, Alphabet in Rhyme

The Poetic Gift : or, Alphabet in Rhyme

Date: 1840/1849
Creator: unknown
Description: Child's pictorial primer with the alphabet, and wood-cut illustrated rhymes to teach the letters.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Prudent policy for seller survival: a tiny conceit

Prudent policy for seller survival: a tiny conceit

Date: 1979
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Description: Humorous rules for commerce and seller survival.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Quintus Horatius Flaccus [Unbound sheets]

Quintus Horatius Flaccus [Unbound sheets]

Date: 1826
Creator: Horace
Description: A complete set of unbound sheets of the last printing of the Pickering Horace. The Horace was originally printed by Pickering in 1820 as the first of his Diamond Classics, and are a landmark in the world of miniature books and printing. This set of sheets are a remarkable survival, giving insight into the printing and binding process. The sheets are quarter-sheet impressions, each sheet holding 8 front-and-back leaves (16 pages) of the text. The sheets have been folded into gathers, and left thus. The separately printed frontispiece engraving is included as an individual sheet. The whole is housed in a book-form leather case.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Raceauto's : Zo herkent men de moderne race-wagens

Raceauto's : Zo herkent men de moderne race-wagens

Date: 1965 - 1973
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Description: A brief overview of the various categories of race cars.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
A recipe for moon tea

A recipe for moon tea

Date: 1986
Creator: Bridge, Gertrude S.
Description: Poem on the making of moon tea.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Recognition dinner in honor of Gertrude S. Bridge, educator: Wednesday, May twenty-second MDCCCCLXVIII.

Recognition dinner in honor of Gertrude S. Bridge, educator: Wednesday, May twenty-second MDCCCCLXVIII.

Date: 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: Keepsake honoring Gertrude S. Bridge. Includes brief biography, lists of achivements, honors, travel, a poem in her honor, and program for the evening banquet in her honor.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Relax in de praktijk : Ontspan je . . . brief aan mijn vriend Piet

Relax in de praktijk : Ontspan je . . . brief aan mijn vriend Piet

Date: 1965 - 1973
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Description: A brief overview of ways to relax and escape the stresses of daily life.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
REM Acrostics

REM Acrostics

Date: 1972
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Description: Acrostics based on the names of 14 friends of the author, and his own. The title page and colophon are also written as acrostics also. The people are: Robert E. Massmann; Samuel E. Murray; J.N.B. Artfield; Ruth E. adomeit; F. J. Board; Glen Dawson; A. J. St. Onge; Julia P. Wightman; Eugene D. Buchanan; Francis J. Gagiardi; Royce L. Gale Jr.; Philip Bliss; Julian I. Edison; and Raymond A. Smith.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Rhymes, for infant minds.

Rhymes, for infant minds.

Date: c.1850
Creator: unknown
Description: Mid-1800's children's book containing various poems with moral themes. Most deal with death of children, and how if they live right, they will go to heaven.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Rural amusements, or the history of Billy and Kitty

Rural amusements, or the history of Billy and Kitty

Date: 1790-1799
Creator: unknown
Description: The story of Billy and his sister Kitty. Billy tries to correct the behavior of the "forward and headstrong" Kitty who had learned all the worst aspects of education at her boarding school.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Scheepjes varen al over de zee : geschiedenis van de scheepvaart

Scheepjes varen al over de zee : geschiedenis van de scheepvaart

Date: 1965 - 1973
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Description: A brief overview of the history of ships.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
De schoonste monumenten in de wereld

De schoonste monumenten in de wereld

Date: 1965 - 1973
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Description: An overview of various great architectural monuments in Spain, France, Italy, Turkey, Greece, Russia, and Cambodia.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Special books : a description in verse, of the type of book I seek.

Special books : a description in verse, of the type of book I seek.

Date: 2005
Creator: Hunter, Darragh
Description: Poetic musings on the collecting of books, and what makes a book desirable, including size. Produced as a keepsake for the Miniature Book Society annual Conclave XXIII. Bound in blue/purple card covers with applied cover label.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
The spirit of '76

The spirit of '76

Date: 1980-2000
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Description: Miniature artists' book. Front cover of "book" opens to reveal a hollow space containing a miniature alcohol bottle labled "Napoleon 1876."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Sukie's tiny tepee: a sketch book

Sukie's tiny tepee: a sketch book

Date: 1970
Creator: Sherman, E. Helene
Description: Drawings of Sukie, the toy poodle, in various activities.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Things you should know about Canada

Things you should know about Canada

Date: 1994
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Description: Volume contains information about Canada, Ontario, and Ottawa, for attendees of the Conclave. Prospectus includes information about the publication, and ordering information.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
To Olga : an appreciation in verse.

To Olga : an appreciation in verse.

Date: 2003
Creator: Hunter, Darragh
Description: Poetic appreciation of Mrs. Olga Hunter, wife of the author. Bound in cream card covers with applied cover label.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections