Pearls of Wisdom

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Volume consists of various wise singings by different authors.

Physical Description

[20] p. : col. ill. ; 74 mm. Bound in stiff vellum with red ribbon, front cover with hand-lettered titles in red amid gilt scrolls.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1965.

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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 94 times . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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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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  • Robert E. Massmann

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Description

Volume consists of various wise singings by different authors.

Physical Description

[20] p. : col. ill. ; 74 mm. Bound in stiff vellum with red ribbon, front cover with hand-lettered titles in red amid gilt scrolls.

Notes

Hand-made miniature book, with original calligraphy by artist E. Helene Sherman. Bound in stiff vellum covers by Robert E. Massmann. Created in an edition of "about 40 or 50" according to Massmann.
UNT Libraries purchase, September 2002.

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Miniature Book Collection

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Creation Date

  • 1965

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 28, 2007, 5:48 p.m.

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  • Dec. 17, 2009, 2:47 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Pearls of Wisdom, book, 1965; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3568/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.