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Parables of our Lord
An elegant gift volume from the early Victorian era consisting of a selection of parables from the New Testament. The text is done in a calligraphic style, with ornate illuminated borders. Within many of the borders are small illustrations of the text. The text and illuminations were recreated from the originals by chromolithographs. The binding is a "papier-mâché" binding, consisting of front and back covers of deeply-molded black paper-mâché and a leather spine. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5782/
Mite
The 1st printing of The Mite was produced in 1891, and was at the time the smallest book in the world printed with movable type. This 2nd printing was produced in 1893, and a third printing was done in 1896. The text, a collection of facts and information, is supplemented with various illustrations. In 1896, Salmin of Padova, Italy, printed their Galileo A Madama Christina Di Lorena, which supplanted The Mite as the smallest book in the world printed with movable type. It may still, however, be the smallest book printed in England with movable type. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5783/
Tommy and Dobbin
Set of 11 wooden blocks, hand-painted, which make up the bodies of Tommy the soldier and his horse Dobbin. Contained in wooden box with sliding lid, lid with colored illustration of the blocks and title; underside of lid with colored illustration showing 5 different ways the blocks can be arranged to make Tommy & Dobbin in different poses. Affixed to inside bottom of case is a second colored illustration showing 6 more poses. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2116/
The kink in the engine rope.
Moralizing tale where an apprentice printer is cautioned against following the fire engine, as it will lead to bad habits. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2102/
An address at the grave of a Sunday-school child.
At the gravesite of one of their classmates, the Sunday-school teacher tells the class that Sarah Pearce will be with God, for she loved him and honored him. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2115/
The baby is with God
Text exhorting readers not to grieve over the death of the infant, for it has been received into God's arms. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2113/
Is it worth climbing for?
Moralizing tale of how boys, men, peasants and princes all may climb over obstacles towards a goal, but are worldly goals worth the climb? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2103/
The grocery ruined him.
Little Robert would not heed the advice of his Sunday school teacher and avoid the men at the grocery store who kept trying to get him to drink rum. By the age of 13, Robert becomes a drunkard. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2107/
Parental anxiety.
Moralizing tale about how good parents care for their children, and thus children should obey their parents. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2100/
The glass of gin; or, when it is safest to run.
Mr. Grace advises Samuel Hawkes to take the long path around Mr. Benson's orchard to avoid temptation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2109/
The home-made boy.
Moralizing tale of the differences between two boys in the Sunday school, Arthur and Lewis, which are "chiefly made at home!" digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2104/
Bracelet: World War II Souvenir (Italy)
Aluminum bracelet formed as 1 large and six small oval plaques joined by flattened links. Large plaque with engraved images of eagles framing a view of the bay of Naples, inscribed "NAPLES". Other links with engraved views of various locations in Italy and one with a view of a camel and a palm tree labeled "AFRICA". One link with date 1944. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2167/
Death of little Mary
Little Mary S., devout and faithful, is dying at the age of 8. Her faith touches all around her, and helps bring them closer to God. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2112/
Spoons : World's Columbian Expostion, Chicago, 1893
A group of 6 spoons from the 1893 Chicago "World's Columbian Exposition" world's fair. Silverplated souvenir teaspoons, each with scrolling forms on handle. Bowl of each spoon is engraved with a view of a different building from the exposition: U.S. Government Building; Horticultural Building; Mines and Mining Building; Machinery Hall; Transportation Building; Manufacturers & Liberal Arts [Building]. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2134/
All the world's on stilts
Moralizing story, where the narrator, after seeing a "lubberly boy" on stilts, reflects on people that set themselves above others and make spectacles of themselves. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2114/
Give us this day our daily bread.
His mother unable to provide for himself and his siblings, six year old Little Johnny prays on the way to school. On arriving home, he finds food has been left for the family. Not an angel, but an earthly agent of God heard his prayer and provided for the family. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2110/
The new bonnet.
Moralizing tale where Miss Amelia F. Johnson learns that the pretty new bonnet she wants to wear to church is not as important as learning to serve God. The story is followed by the poem "The child's prayer." digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2101/
The fourth commandment broken.
Martha Scott, who would censure others for breaking the Sabbath, herself not only breaks the Sabbath but looses her temper - not realizing the sins she is committing. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2111/
Going apprentice.
Words of wisdom from an old German schoolmaster to a young boy about to go learn a trade, and how being good will help him succeed. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2108/
[Calendar for 1924]
Calendar for the year 1924, bound in full red leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1924, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1925 -- Calendar for 1925. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc709/
[Calendar for 1928]
Calendar for the year 1928, bound in full reddish/brown leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1928, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Sterling silver marks used by Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1928 -- Calendar for 1929. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc706/
[Calendar for 1932]
Calendar for the year 1932, bound in full brown leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1932, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Sterling silver marks used by Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1932 -- Calendar for 1933. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc703/
Knutselen en huiselectriciteit
An overview of electricity and wiring in households. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc685/
De grote gebeurtenissen van de geschiedenis
Overview of great events in history from ancient Egypt to the French Revolution and Napoleon. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc682/
Hoe uw huishoudboekhouding gemakkelijk bij te houden
A brief introduction to household accounting and budgeting. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc687/
De schoonste monumenten in de wereld
An overview of various great architectural monuments in Spain, France, Italy, Turkey, Greece, Russia, and Cambodia. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc681/
Hoe zichzelf en anderen vermaken?
A brief overview of games and entertainments. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc689/
Galerij der sportberoemdheden in Belgie en de wereld
An overview of the achievements of various sports figures from Belgium and other countries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc686/
Onze vrienden de dieren
A brief discussion of common animals. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc683/
YMCA United War Work Campaign, November 11-18, 1918
Poster showing a portrait of General Pershing and a quote from him in support of the United War Work Campaign. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29416/
Van 100 tot 3.000 km/h : Geschiedenis van de luchtvaart, deel II
The second volume of a brief overview of the history of flight. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc662/
Op vier wielen : geschiedenis van de auto
A brief overview of the early history and development of the automobile. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc660/
Die beste nationale recepten
An overview of Belgian cooking and selected recipes. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc668/
De Tweede Wereldoorlog, deel II
An overview of major events of World War II. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc664/
De lijnen van de hand
An overview of palmistry. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc667/
De kunst om brieven te schrijven
An overview of correct writing and composition for the Dutch language. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc669/
Wijnen
A brief overview of wine and winemaking. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc666/
Van 100 tot 3.000 km/h : Geschiedenis van de luchtvaart, deel I
The first volume of a brief overview of the history of flight. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663/
De Tweede Wereldoorlog, deel I
An overview of major events of World War II. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc665/
De kleurenteorie: in kleuren en geuren
Brief overview of the chemestry of color and smell. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc661/
[Calendar for 1926]
Calendar for the year 1926, bound in full dark blue/black leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1926, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1926 -- Calendar for 1927. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc707/
[Calendar for 1925]
Calendar for the year 1925, bound in full brown leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1925, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1925 -- Calendar for 1926. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc708/
[Calendar for 1930]
Calendar for the year 1930, bound in full dark blue leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1930, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Sterling silver marks used by Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1930. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc704/
[Calendar for 1935]
Calendar for the year 1935, bound in full red/brown leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1935, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Sterling silver marks used by Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1935 -- Calendar for 1936. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc700/
[Calendar for 1934]
Calendar for the year 1934, bound in full light blue leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1934, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Sterling silver marks used by Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1934 -- Calendar for 1935. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701/
Map of United States Military Rail Roads : Showing the Rail Roads operated during the War from 1862-1866 as Military Lines
Map of U. S. railroads 1861-1865 used during Civil War by the military. Relief shown by hachures. Scale 1:1,267,200. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29447/
Land grant to Levi Shumway : Monroe, Mich., 1835 October 6.
Land Grant for 40 acres in Monroe, Michigan, granting "the north east quarter of the south west quarter, of section nine, in the township eight south, of range three east, in the District of lands subject to sale at Monroe, Michigan Territory, containing forty acres." This is Certificate 149. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29441/
Lloyd's Official Map of the State of Virginia
Hand-colored map of the state of Virginia in 1861, used by General Scott to plan campaigns during the Civil War. Counties are labeled and geographic features are noted, with relief shown by hachures. It includes advertisements, tables of population, steamboat routes, and altitudes, and notes on mapping and geology in text blocks around the outside of the map. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29448/
Die Neüwen Inseln so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem Landt Indie ligen
Hand-drawn color map of the New World with place names in Latin, title in German. This is the earliest known map of the Americas. Drawings depict Magellan's ship Victoria and a cannibal scene in Brazil. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29444/
Map Showing the Location of Battle Fields of Virginia
Hand-drawn color map of the state of Virginia which shows the location of Civil War battlefields (1861-1865), Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad lines, distinguishing between those which are pre-war and post-war, other railroads during the war, plank roads, turnpikes, other roads and light houses. Bodies of water and geographic features are noted, with relief shown by hachures. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29449/
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