Elihu Burritt: as much a brother [variant binding]

Description

Text of a speech commemorating the life and achievements of Elihu Burritt.

Physical Description

[i]-xii, [1]-51, [1] p. : ill. ; 73 mm. This copy bound in full black leather with gilt cover titles. All edges gilt. Signed by Haddon E. Klingberg on p.2. Variant binding. According to Massmann, 10 sets of sheets were given to Glen Dawson to be bound by Bela Blau, and "a number of sheets went to others who asked for them."

Creation Information

Klingberg, Haddon E. 1962.

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Author

  • Klingberg, Haddon E. Haddon E. Klingberg. Author, collector. Credited by Robert E. Massmann as starting him on collecting miniature books.

Editor

  • 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

  • Elihu Burritt Library
    Publisher Info: Elihu Burritt Library of Central Connecticut State University is located in New Britain, Connecticut. From
    Place of Publication: New Britain, Connecticut

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  • Robert E. Massmann

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  • Main Title: Elihu Burritt: as much a brother [variant binding]
  • Other: As much a brother

Description

Text of a speech commemorating the life and achievements of Elihu Burritt.

Physical Description

[i]-xii, [1]-51, [1] p. : ill. ; 73 mm.

This copy bound in full black leather with gilt cover titles. All edges gilt.

Signed by Haddon E. Klingberg on p.2.

Variant binding. According to Massmann, 10 sets of sheets were given to Glen Dawson to be bound by Bela Blau, and "a number of sheets went to others who asked for them."

Notes

Edition of 2,000 copies.

"The text for this little volume has been set in Vari-Typer 8-point Cramer Italic type, photographically reduced, and printed by offset lithography. Typography by R.E.M. Lithographed at Central Connecticut State College."--colophon.

Introduction by Robert E. Massmann.

"Address given on the 150th anniversary of the birth of Elihu Burritt before the Historical Society of New Britain and friends assembled at the Elihu Burritt Library on December 8, 1960, by Haddon E. Klingberg."--p. 2.

First title produced by Robert E. Massmann, created to accompany the annual report of the Elihu Burritt Library.

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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

  • 1962

Start & End Dates

  • 1810 - 1878

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 28, 2007, 5:31 p.m.

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  • Dec. 16, 2009, 4:46 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Klingberg, Haddon E. Elihu Burritt: as much a brother [variant binding], book, 1962; New Britain, Connecticut. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3580/: accessed August 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.