Not in Adomeit

Description

Bibliography and description of 4 Thumb Bibles not listed in the bibliograph compiled by Ruth Adomeit, Three centuries of Thumb Bibles. Includes illustrations of title pages of the Thumb Bibles.

Physical Description

[24] p.: ill. (B&W); 79 mm. Bound in publisher's orange/brown card covers with applied hexagonal printed cover label. In matching slipcase with rectangular printed label. Text is "accordion fold", one long strip folded into the covers.

Creation Information

Massmann, Robert E. 2001.

Context

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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.

Other

  • Miniature Book Society The Miniature Book Society was founded in 1983 by a group of authors, publishers, collectors, and dealers of miniature books. The object of the society is "to stimulate and sustain interest in miniature books and to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information." The society sponsors an annual competition, publishes a newsletter, has a traveling exhibition, and has an annual Conclave held in various locations.

Typographer

  • Massmann, Richard A. Richard Massmann, son of publisher Robert E. Massmann. Typographer and designer.

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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Description

Bibliography and description of 4 Thumb Bibles not listed in the bibliograph compiled by Ruth Adomeit, Three centuries of Thumb Bibles. Includes illustrations of title pages of the Thumb Bibles.

Physical Description

[24] p.: ill. (B&W); 79 mm. Bound in publisher's orange/brown card covers with applied hexagonal printed cover label. In matching slipcase with rectangular printed label. Text is "accordion fold", one long strip folded into the covers.

Notes

Edition of 150 copies.

Created as a keepsake for the Miniature Book Society Grand Conclave XIX held in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 2001.

In two editions. This, the regular edition, and an "extra illustrated" edition of 15 to 20 copies.

"Typography by Richard A. Massmann. Design, layout, and binding by Robert E. Massmann."

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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

  • 2001

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 28, 2007, 5:43 p.m.

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  • Dec. 21, 2009, 10:42 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Massmann, Robert E. Not in Adomeit, book, 2001; New Britain, Connecticut. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3570/: accessed July 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.