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 Resource Type: Book
 Collection: Miniature Book Collection
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
Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: The story of Adam and Eve.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
The fall of man

The fall of man

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: The story of the Fall of Man.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Jacob and Esau

Jacob and Esau

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: The story of Jacob and Esau.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Noah and the flood.

Noah and the flood.

Date: 1827 - 1853
Creator: unknown
Description: A retelling of the story of Noah.
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
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
Ella Cinders and the kidnappers.

Ella Cinders and the kidnappers.

Date: unknown
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Description: Cartoon drawings telling the story of Ella Cinders, and how she helps solve the kidnapping case with a bowl of alphabet soup.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Nicholas Nickleby

Nicholas Nickleby

Date: unknown
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Description: Cartoon version/adaptation of part of the Charles Dickens' story Nicholas Nickleby.
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
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