Water: from Proceedings of the Company of Amateur Brewers, 1932

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A statement on ways to conserve water based on a passage about the hazards of drinking water.

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[4], 4, [1] p.: col. ill.; 56 mm. high. Issue binding is of dark blue/black leatherette with applied hand-colored pictorial label, within gray card slipcase.

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Massmann, Robert E. 2003.

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  • 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.

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  • Massmann, Rick Rick Massmann did the typography on this volume.
  • Massmann, Eloise C. Wife of Robert E. Massmann, Eloise has contributed to many of the works published by REM Miniatures, including hand-coloring illustrations.

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  • REM Miniatures
    Publisher Info: REM Miniatures is the imprint of Robert E. Massmann, librarian, author, publisher, and collector.
    Place of Publication: New Britain, Connecticut

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  • Robert E. Massmann

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A statement on ways to conserve water based on a passage about the hazards of drinking water.

Physical Description

[4], 4, [1] p.: col. ill.; 56 mm. high.

Issue binding is of dark blue/black leatherette with applied hand-colored pictorial label, within gray card slipcase.

Notes

Edition of 100 copies.

"Typography Rick Massmann. Cover label & frontispiece Seth Massmann. Hand coloring Eloise & Robert Massmann. Design, layout, and binding R.E.M."--colophon.

The Libraries' have a second copy of this work in a variant binding of brown leatherette, with added pages on which are attached U.S. postage stamps. This second copy is from the private collection of Robert E. Massmann, and has one of his bookplates inside the front cover. A hand-written note appended to the colophon states that this is "1 of 2 extra illustrated copies". This copy is also signed by Robert E. Massmann at end of preface. The second copy has been presented to the Miniature Book Collection of the UNT Libraries in honor of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Rare Book & Texana Collections. Anonymous Gift: November 2006.

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Miniature Book Collection

The Miniature Book Collection presents a small selection of tiny treasures from the holdings of the University of North Texas Libraries' Rare Book Room. These miniature books, 4" (10 cm) tall or smaller, include both contemporary and historical works. In some cases, only the covers have been digitized.

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  • 2003

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  • Sept. 28, 2007, 6:02 p.m.

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  • Dec. 21, 2009, 10:54 p.m.

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Massmann, Robert E. Water: from Proceedings of the Company of Amateur Brewers, 1932, book, 2003; New Britain, Connecticut. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3559/: accessed February 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.