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Bibliography and description of 2 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

1 folded sheet ([4], 2-10, [4] leaves): ills.; 62 mm x 81 cm., folded to 62 x 57 mm. Bound in gray card covers with oval applied printed cover label. In gray card slipcase with oval printed cover label. Text is printed on one long sheet folded accordion-style, and attached to covers at one end.

Creation Information

Massmann, Robert E. 2002.

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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.

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  • 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 2 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

1 folded sheet ([4], 2-10, [4] leaves): ills.; 62 mm x 81 cm., folded to 62 x 57 mm.

Bound in gray card covers with oval applied printed cover label. In gray card slipcase with oval printed cover label.

Text is printed on one long sheet folded accordion-style, and attached to covers at one end.

Notes

Edition of 150 copies, 100 of which were issued as keepsakes for the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave XX, held in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 2002.

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

This copy is the "regular" edition. A second, "extra illustrated" edition exists, and is in the Libraries' collection.

Gift: Robert E. Massmann, January 2003.

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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

  • 2002

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  • Sept. 28, 2007, 5:38 p.m.

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  • Dec. 21, 2009, 10:42 p.m.

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Massmann, Robert E. More not in Adomeit, book, 2002; New Britain, Connecticut.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3573/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.