Ere e eme: pronunciamento miniaturo del importo profundissimo para los MCMLXXXs.

Description

Spoof of Latin and Spanish text in ornate calligraphy. The text is not in correct Latin or Spanish, but intended to "look" like it.

Physical Description

[14] p.; 44 x 55 mm. Bound in dark blue leatherette with applied hand-colored label. In pale blue card slipcase with applied hand-colored label. In pocket inside back cover is loose sheet with key to "translating" the text.

Creation Information

Massmann, Robert E. 1983.

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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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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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  • Main Title: Ere e eme: pronunciamento miniaturo del importo profundissimo para los MCMLXXXs.
  • Added Title: O sibili

Description

Spoof of Latin and Spanish text in ornate calligraphy. The text is not in correct Latin or Spanish, but intended to "look" like it.

Physical Description

[14] p.; 44 x 55 mm. Bound in dark blue leatherette with applied hand-colored label. In pale blue card slipcase with applied hand-colored label. In pocket inside back cover is loose sheet with key to "translating" the text.

Notes

"Calligraphy and illumination by E. Helene Sherman."--p. [7].

"Publication, design, typography, hand coloring, and binding by Robert E. Massmann, REM Miniatures, New Britain, Connecticut. Printed at Art Press. 59 numbered, hand-colored copies to celebrate my 59th birthday, April 2, 1983. ... Also 241 illuminated and autographed copies, for lovers of beauty, to celebrate my retirement."--colophon.

Libraries' copy is #54, with presentation inscription by Massmann: "For Wayne - Love Bob."

Bindings in several colors of leatherette exist.

Gift: February 2002.

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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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  • 1983

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  • Sept. 28, 2007, 5:25 p.m.

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  • Dec. 21, 2009, 10:26 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Massmann, Robert E. Ere e eme: pronunciamento miniaturo del importo profundissimo para los MCMLXXXs., book, 1983; new Britain, Connecticut. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3578/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.