John Dryden Works Volume 2

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3D scanned models miniature book of poetry. One volume in part of a collection of miniature volumes of poetry, essays, novels, and stories. Volumes are bound in publisher's embossed and textured blue cloth with blind-stamped rules and gilt urn device on front covers, same design on back covers without gilt, and ornately gilt spines with foliate forms and titles.

Physical Description

1 book : 28 x 95 x 65 mm.

Creation Information

Dryden, John 2016.

Context

This dataset 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 36 times . More information about this dataset can be viewed below.

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Publisher

  • Orr & Company
    Publisher Info: London: Wm. S. Orr & Co: Jones & Company, 1836-1854
    Place of Publication: London, England

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UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections house and provide access to more than 20,000 rare and unusual items including scrolls, books, posters, maps, artwork, artifacts, games, photographs, Texana, and more. The staff of the Rare Book Room does preservation and conservation work and digitizes rare items to make them freely available to the world via the Internet.

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  • Main Title: John Dryden Works Volume 2
  • Alternate Title: John Dryden (2 v.) -- Works
  • Alternate Title: Diamond classics traveling library
  • Alternate Title: Traveling library
  • Alternate Title: Jones diamond poets
  • Alternate Title: Diamond poets

Description

3D scanned models miniature book of poetry. One volume in part of a collection of miniature volumes of poetry, essays, novels, and stories. Volumes are bound in publisher's embossed and textured blue cloth with blind-stamped rules and gilt urn device on front covers, same design on back covers without gilt, and ornately gilt spines with foliate forms and titles.

Physical Description

1 book : 28 x 95 x 65 mm.

Notes

Rare Book Room Donation. Purchased with funds provided by the Friends of the UNT Libraries, December 2010.

Jones published a Diamond Poets series and a Diamond Classics series. This and most known sets combine the two series and are commonly called "Jones Diamond Classics"
Some volumes with note: "Thomas Harrild, Printer, Silver Street, Falcon Square."
Libraries' set of 44 volumes in case contains duplicate volumes of: Gray and Collins, Grahame and Logan, and Lyttleton and Hammond. TxDN

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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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  • 2016

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  • July 11, 2016, 4:09 p.m.

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  • Nov. 28, 2016, 3:41 p.m.

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Dryden, John. John Dryden Works Volume 2, dataset, 2016; London, England. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc853129/: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.