1901-1999: the century with only 99 years

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Observations on how many people committed the error of looking at 2000 as the first year of the 21st century, followed by a variety of statements about such people.

Physical Description

[10] p.: ill.; 65 mm. Bound in publisher's dark m aroon leatherette(?) with applied hand-colored pictorial label on cover. In dark gray card slipcase with printed label.

Creation Information

Massmann, Robert E. 2000.

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 358 times , with 5 in the last month . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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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.

Illustrator

  • Massmann, C. Ernest C. Ernest Massmann, artist and illustrator. Son of publisher Robert E. Massmann.

Others

  • Massmann, Richard A. Richard Massmann, son of publisher Robert E. Massmann. Typographer and designer.
  • Massmann, Eloise Wife of Robert E. Massmann, Eloise has contributed to many of the works published by REM Miniatures, including hand-coloring illustrations.
  • Miniature Book Society The Miniature Book Society was founded in 1983 by a group of authors, publishers, collectors, and dealers of miniature books. The object of the society is "to stimulate and sustain interest in miniature books and to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information." The society sponsors an annual competition, publishes a newsletter, has a traveling exhibition, and has an annual Conclave held in various locations.

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

Observations on how many people committed the error of looking at 2000 as the first year of the 21st century, followed by a variety of statements about such people.

Physical Description

[10] p.: ill.; 65 mm.

Bound in publisher's dark m aroon leatherette(?) with applied hand-colored pictorial label on cover. In dark gray card slipcase with printed label.

Notes

Edition of 150 copies.

Created as a keepsake for the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave XVIII, held in Rutland, Vermont, in 2000.

"Typography [by] Richard A. Massmann. Illustrations [by] C. Ernest Massmann. Hand coloring [by] Bob & Eloise Massmann. Design, layout, and binding by R.E.M."

Gift: October 2004.

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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

  • 2000

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  • Sept. 28, 2007, 5:01 p.m.

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  • Dec. 20, 2009, 9:37 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Massmann, Robert E. 1901-1999: the century with only 99 years, book, 2000; New Britain, Connecticut. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3590/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.