Do you have a match?

Description

Musings of a collector of matches.

Physical Description

[20] p.; 25 mm. Bound in red leatherette with applied printed cover label. Book is housed in a custom-made matchbook of red card, with applied printed label on one side. Matchbook contains matches, and has a space in the center in which the book fits. Matchbook is housed in custom made white and green card matchbox, the bottom of which is lined with real matches. Lid of matchbox with applied printed label.

Creation Information

Massmann, Robert E. 1988.

Context

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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.

Printer

  • Art Press Art Press, located in New Britain, Connecticut.

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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Titles

  • Main Title: Do you have a match?
  • Other: Have a match?
  • Other: From ye cooking fires to thy funeral pyres thou needest me more than I thee
  • Other: Thee just met thy match

Description

Musings of a collector of matches.

Physical Description

[20] p.; 25 mm.

Bound in red leatherette with applied printed cover label. Book is housed in a custom-made matchbook of red card, with applied printed label on one side. Matchbook contains matches, and has a space in the center in which the book fits. Matchbook is housed in custom made white and green card matchbox, the bottom of which is lined with real matches. Lid of matchbox with applied printed label.

Notes

Edition of 300 copies.

"Conceived and executed by R.E.M. New Britain, Conn. Printed at Art Press."--colophon.

Purchase: 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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Creation Date

  • 1988

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 28, 2007, 5:20 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 21, 2009, 10:25 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Massmann, Robert E. Do you have a match?, book, 1988; New Britain, Connecticut.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3581/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.