More not in Adomeit [extra illustrated edition]

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): illus.; 62 mm. x 81 cm., folded to 62 x 57 mm. Bound in red leatherette with applied oval printed cover label. In gray card slipcase with applied printed label. Text is printed on one long strip of paper folded accordion-style and attached to covers at one end. Illustrations are tipped-in.

Creation Information

Robert E. Massmann 2002.

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

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Author

  • Robert E. Massmann 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. 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): illus.; 62 mm. x 81 cm., folded to 62 x 57 mm.

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

Text is printed on one long strip of paper folded accordion-style and attached to covers at one end. Illustrations are tipped-in.

Notes

Edition of 25 copies.

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

This copy is the "deluxe" or "extra illustrated" edition, with added applied color illustrations.

The Libraries' also have a copy of the regular issue.

Libraries' copy is #23 of 25, signed by Massmann, and accompanied by the prospectus for the work.

Gift: Robert E. Massmann, January 2003.

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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

  • 2002

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 28, 2007, 5:36 p.m.

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  • Dec. 21, 2009, 10:42 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Robert E. Massmann. More not in Adomeit [extra illustrated edition], book, 2002; New Britain, Connecticut.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3574/: accessed February 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.