REM Acrostics

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.

Physical Description

[24] p.; 54 mm. Bound in brown leatherette with printed acrostic title label on cover. In dark orange card slipcase with matching cover label and with printed spine label.

Creation Information

Massmann, Robert E. 1972.

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 86 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.

Printer

  • Art Press Art Press, located in New Britain, Connecticut.

Publisher

  • 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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Titles

  • Main Title: REM Acrostics
  • Other: Fourteen fabulous acrostic bibliophiles

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.

Physical Description

[24] p.; 54 mm.

Bound in brown leatherette with printed acrostic title label on cover. In dark orange card slipcase with matching cover label and with printed spine label.

Notes

Editon of 25 copies.

"Design, typography and binding by Robert E. Massmann. Printed at Art Press."--colophon.

Libraries' copy is #1, from the collection of author/publisher Robert E. Massmann, with his bookplate inside front cover.

Purchase: June 2002.

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Collections

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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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Creation Date

  • 1972

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 28, 2007, 5:53 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 21, 2009, 10:54 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Massmann, Robert E. REM Acrostics, book, 1972; New Britain, Connecticut. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3565/: accessed May 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.