Alpha and omega: the Christian symbol that was Hadon Klingberg.

Description

A tribute and remniscence of Haddon E. Klingberg, with a selection of Christian symbols.

Physical Description

[48] p.: ill.; 50 mm. Bound in white leatherette, with applied hand-colored cover label. Housed in dark pink card slipcase with applied label.

Creation Information

Massmann, Robert E. 1971.

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  • 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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  • Klingberg, Haddon E. Haddon E. Klingberg (May 27, 2001-1971(?)) Minister, collector, director of the Children's Home in New Britain Connecticut, which had been founded by his father.

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  • 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

A tribute and remniscence of Haddon E. Klingberg, with a selection of Christian symbols.

Physical Description

[48] p.: ill.; 50 mm.

Bound in white leatherette, with applied hand-colored cover label. Housed in dark pink card slipcase with applied label.

Notes

Edition of 100 numbered copies, 150 copies on plain pape, and 50 unnumbered copies in the 2nd issue.

"Design, typography, and binding by R.E.M. Illustrations, cover label and illumination by E. Helene Sherman. Printed at Art Press."--colophon.

The frontispiece is a tipped-in example of Klingberg's bookplate, which was designed by Massmann and executed by C. Ernest Massmann.

Libraries' copy is unnumbered.

The Libraries' also have a seperate suite of illustrations for this work as part of another item by Massmann.

Purchase: March 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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  • 1971

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Sept. 28, 2007, 5:11 p.m.

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  • Dec. 21, 2009, 10:24 p.m.

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Massmann, Robert E. Alpha and omega: the Christian symbol that was Hadon Klingberg., book, 1971; New Britain, Connecticut.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3586/: accessed April 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.