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  • Main Title Not in Adomeit


  • Author: Massmann, Robert E.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: 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.


  • Typographer: Massmann, Richard A.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Richard Massmann, son of publisher Robert E. Massmann. Typographer and designer.
  • Other: Miniature Book Society
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: 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.


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


  • Creation: 2001
  • Digitized: 2007-09-26


  • English


  • Content 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.


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Bible -- Thumb Bibles -- Bibliography.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Miniature books -- Bibliography.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Miniature books -- 21st century -- United States -- Specimens.


  • Name: Miniature Book Collection
    Code: MNBC


  • Name: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
    Code: UNTRB


  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: copyright
  • Rights Holder: Robert E. Massmann
  • Rights Statement: Copyright held by Robert E. Massmann. Material may not be reproduced without permission.

Resource Type

  • Book


  • Text


  • OCLC: 51829630
  • Call Number: Z232.R64 N68 2001
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2357643
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc3570


  • Display Note: 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."