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Rural amusements, or the history of Billy and Kitty

Description: The story of Billy and his sister Kitty. Billy tries to correct the behavior of the "forward and headstrong" Kitty who had learned all the worst aspects of education at her boarding school.
Date: 1790-1799
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Adam and Eve

Description: The story of Adam and Eve.
Date: 1827/1853
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The fall of man

Description: The story of the Fall of Man.
Date: 1827 - 1853
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Jacob and Esau

Description: The story of Jacob and Esau.
Date: 1827 - 1853
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Noah and the flood.

Description: A retelling of the story of Noah.
Date: 1827 - 1853
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The Poetic Gift : or, Alphabet in Rhyme

Description: Child's pictorial primer with the alphabet, and wood-cut illustrated rhymes to teach the letters.
Date: 1840/1849
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Pocket almanack, for the year of our Lord 1847

Description: Almanac for 1847, bound in publisher's yellow printed wrappers, with hole at upper left through which a string is looped for suspension. The almanac contains information on eclipses, tides, phases of the moon, rising and setting of the moon/sun, historical facts, and quotations. Anonymous gift to the Miniature Books Collection in 2003.
Date: 1846
Creator: Spofford, Thomas, b. 1795.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Aaron

Description: Biography of Aaron, first High Priest of Israel. Written for children, with an emphasis on submission to God's will. Bound in illustrated wrappers.
Date: 1853/1857
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Moses. Part 1

Description: The story of Moses.
Date: 1853 - 1857
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Isaac

Description: Biography of Isaac, Patriarch of Israel. Written for children, with an emphasis on submission to God's will. Bound in illustrated wrappers.
Date: 1853-1857
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Joshua

Description: Biography of Joshua, leader of the Children Of Israel after Moses. Written for children, with an emphasis on submission to God's will. Bound in illustrated wrappers.
Date: 1853-1857
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Miriam

Description: Biography of Miriam, sister of Moses and Aaron. Written for children, with an emphasis on submission to God's will. Bound in illustrated wrappers.
Date: 1853-1857
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[World's Columbian Exposition Calendar]

Description: Calendar covering from April 1893 to March 1894, illustrated with views of buildings at the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, with information on the New York Life Insurance Company. Bound in publisher's illustrated wrappers.
Date: 1892
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Mite

Description: The 1st printing of The Mite was produced in 1891, and was at the time the smallest book in the world printed with movable type. This 2nd printing was produced in 1893, and a third printing was done in 1896. The text, a collection of facts and information, is supplemented with various illustrations. In 1896, Salmin of Padova, Italy, printed their Galileo A Madama Christina Di Lorena, which supplanted The Mite as the smallest book in the world printed with movable type. It may still, however, be the smallest book printed in England with movable type.
Date: 1893
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Petite calendar and stamp case 1903.

Description: Calendar for the year 1903. Bound in full red simulated leather with gilt cover title. Includes table for each month of the year showing days/date, religious days, and phases of the moon; information on postal rates (foreign & domestic), and information on money order rates. Includes section at center with wax pages between which stamps could be stored so they would not stick to anything.
Date: 1902
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[Calendar for 1907]

Description: Calendar for the year 1907, bound in full red leather with gilt decorations. Contains a calendar for 1907, a page for each month of the year, with various information such as postage rates, holidays, birthstones, etc. Also has information on Tiffany and Company.
Date: 1906
Creator: Tiffany and Company
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[Calendar for 1909]

Description: Calendar for the year 1909, bound in full brown leather with gilt decorations. Contains a calendar for 1909, a page for each month of the year, with various information such as postage rates, holidays, birthstones, etc. Also has information on Tiffany and Company.
Date: 1908
Creator: Tiffany and Company
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[Calendar for 1910]

Description: Calendar for the year 1910, bound in full dark grey leather with gilt decorations. Contains a calendar for 1910, a page for each month of the year, with various information such as postage rates, holidays, birthstones, etc. Also has information on Tiffany and Company.
Date: 1910
Creator: Tiffany and Company
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[Calendar for 1912]

Description: Calendar for the year 1912, bound in full brown leather with gilt decorations. Contains a calendar for 1912, a page for each month of the year, with various information such as postage rates, holidays, birthstones, etc. Also has information on Tiffany and Company.
Date: 1911
Creator: Tiffany and Company
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[Calendar for 1913]

Description: Calendar for the year 1913, bound in full brown leather with gilt decorations. Contains a calendar for 1913, a page for each month of the year, with various information such as postage rates, holidays, birthstones, etc. Also has information on Tiffany and Company.
Date: 1912
Creator: Tiffany and Company
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[Calendar for 1914]

Description: Calendar for the year 1914, bound in full green leather with gilt decorations. Contains a calendar for 1912, a page for each month of the year, with various information such as postage rates, holidays, birthstones, etc. Also has information on Tiffany and Company.
Date: 1913
Creator: Tiffany and Company
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[Calendar for 1915]

Description: Calendar for the year 1915, bound in full brown leather with gilt decorations. Contains a calendar for 1915, a page for each month of the year, with various information such as postage rates, holidays, birthstones, etc. Also has information on Tiffany and Company.
Date: 1914
Creator: Tiffany and Company
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections