The spirit of '76

Description

Miniature artists' book. Front cover of "book" opens to reveal a hollow space containing a miniature alcohol bottle labled "Napoleon 1876."

Physical Description

1 v. (unpaged); 55 mm. "Textblock" of silver-covered paper, with brown leatherette covers. Applied hand-lettered spine label.

Creation Information

Massmann, Robert E. 1980-2000.

Context

This book is part of the collection entitled: Miniature Book Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 24 times . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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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.

Former owner

  • 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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  • Robert E. Massmann

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Titles

  • Main Title: The spirit of '76
  • Other: The spirit of seventy-six

Description

Miniature artists' book. Front cover of "book" opens to reveal a hollow space containing a miniature alcohol bottle labled "Napoleon 1876."

Physical Description

1 v. (unpaged); 55 mm. "Textblock" of silver-covered paper, with brown leatherette covers. Applied hand-lettered spine label.

Notes

Unique artists' book created by Robert E. Massmann, from his personal collection, with his bookplate inside the front cover.

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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Collections

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Miniature Book Collection

These miniature books, 4 inches (10 cm) tall or smaller, include both contemporary and historical works. In some cases, only the covers have been digitized.

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Creation Date

  • 1980-2000

Start & End Dates

  • 1980 - 2000

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 28, 2007, 5:54 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 17, 2009, 2:55 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Massmann, Robert E. The spirit of '76, book, 1980-2000; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3562/: accessed June 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.