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[Calendar for 1942]

Description: Calendar for the year 1942, bound in full brown leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Calendar for 1942 -- memoranda pages -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Sterling silver marks used by Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1943 -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company.
Date: 1941
Creator: Tiffany and Company
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Consumer rationing in World War Two

Description: An overview of rationing, ration points, ration books, and ration coupons as instituted in the United States during World War II. Includes examples of ration points and stamps.
Date: 1979
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Dibdin's ghost

Description: Poem about the visit of the ghost of bibliographer Thomas Frognell Dibdin to a booklover, describing the heaven that awaits bibliophiles.
Date: 1966
Creator: Field, Eugene.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Do you have a match?

Description: Musings of a collector of matches.
Date: 1988
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Ella Cinders and the kidnappers.

Description: Cartoon drawings telling the story of Ella Cinders, and how she helps solve the kidnapping case with a bowl of alphabet soup.
Date: unknown
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
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

A-hunting of the deer

Description: Excerpt from a larger work by Warner about hunting in the Adirondacks.
Date: 1985
Creator: Warner, Charles Dudley
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Insight

Description: Miniature book collector and publisher Darragh Hunter produced this volume as part of a workshop for the visually impaired. The poem within - on seeing without needing to look - is done in very large type within the size restraints of a miniature book. Bound in blue card cover with applied pictorial label.
Date: 2005
Creator: Hunter, Darragh
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

Jacob and Esau

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

John Dryden Works Volume 2

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.
Date: 2016
Creator: Dryden, John
Item Type: Dataset
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

Little book.

Description: Poetic musings on miniature books. Bound in dark red card covers with applied cover label.
Date: 2002
Creator: Hunter, Darragh
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Max und Moritz: their first, second, and final tricks.

Description: 3 sections of the children's work Max und Moritz by Wilhelm Busch. The terrible twosome pull various tricks, and end up getting their just reward in the end. Includes some information on the history of the work.
Date: 1990
Creator: Busch, Wilhelm.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Michigan and me, 1947-1950: law school and library school

Description: Autobiographical account of time spent in the Law School and the Library Science School at the University of Michigan, and some of the people the author knew there.
Date: 2006
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections