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Noah and the flood.
A retelling of the story of Noah.
Adam and Eve
The story of Adam and Eve.
Jacob and Esau
The story of Jacob and Esau.
Moses. Part 1
The story of Moses.
The fall of man
The story of the Fall of Man.
Consumer rationing in World War Two
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.
A-hunting of the deer
Excerpt from a larger work by Warner about hunting in the Adirondacks.
A recipe for moon tea
Poem on the making of moon tea.
Adventures of the flighty old woman
An illustrated version of the old English children's rhyme about the old woman tossed up in a basket.
1901-1999: the century with only 99 years
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.
Alpha and omega: the Christian symbol that was Hadon Klingberg.
A tribute and remniscence of Haddon E. Klingberg, with a selection of Christian symbols.
Michigan and me, 1947-1950: law school and library school
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.
More not in Adomeit
Bibliography and description of 2 Thumb Bibles not listed in the bibliograph compiled by Ruth Adomeit, Three centuries of Thumb Bibles. Includes illustrations of title pages of the Thumb Bibles.
More not in Adomeit [extra illustrated edition]
Bibliography and description of 2 Thumb Bibles not listed in the bibliograph compiled by Ruth Adomeit, Three centuries of Thumb Bibles. Includes illustrations of title pages of the Thumb Bibles.
Max und Moritz: their first, second, and final tricks.
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.
Ella Cinders and the kidnappers.
Cartoon drawings telling the story of Ella Cinders, and how she helps solve the kidnapping case with a bowl of alphabet soup.
Elihu Burritt: as much a brother [variant binding]
Text of a speech commemorating the life and achievements of Elihu Burritt.
Ere e eme: pronunciamento miniaturo del importo profundissimo para los MCMLXXXs.
Spoof of Latin and Spanish text in ornate calligraphy. The text is not in correct Latin or Spanish, but intended to "look" like it.
Not in Adomeit [extra illustrated edition]
Bibliography and description of 4 Thumb Bibles not listed in the bibliograph compiled by Ruth Adomeit, Three centuries of Thumb Bibles. Includes illustrations of title pages of the Thumb Bibles.
Not in Adomeit
Bibliography and description of 4 Thumb Bibles not listed in the bibliograph compiled by Ruth Adomeit, Three centuries of Thumb Bibles. Includes illustrations of title pages of the Thumb Bibles.
Pearls of Wisdom
Volume consists of various wise singings by different authors.
Recognition dinner in honor of Gertrude S. Bridge, educator: Wednesday, May twenty-second MDCCCCLXVIII.
Keepsake honoring Gertrude S. Bridge. Includes brief biography, lists of achivements, honors, travel, a poem in her honor, and program for the evening banquet in her honor.
Prudent policy for seller survival: a tiny conceit
Humorous rules for commerce and seller survival.
Sukie's tiny tepee: a sketch book
Drawings of Sukie, the toy poodle, in various activities.
REM Acrostics
Acrostics based on the names of 14 friends of the author, and his own. The title page and colophon are also written as acrostics also. The people are: Robert E. Massmann; Samuel E. Murray; J.N.B. Artfield; Ruth E. adomeit; F. J. Board; Glen Dawson; A. J. St. Onge; Julia P. Wightman; Eugene D. Buchanan; Francis J. Gagiardi; Royce L. Gale Jr.; Philip Bliss; Julian I. Edison; and Raymond A. Smith.
Win, place, and show, or, the fund raising jack
Fictional story of fundraising efforts by Father Murphy, who enters his new donkey in various races. The headlines cause the Archbishop much distress, which causes further headlines.
Things you should know about Canada
Volume contains information about Canada, Ontario, and Ottawa, for attendees of the Conclave. Prospectus includes information about the publication, and ordering information.
Water: from Proceedings of the Company of Amateur Brewers, 1932
A statement on ways to conserve water based on a passage about the hazards of drinking water.
The werm turns
Humorous musings by a retiring male librarian about how libraries should deal with certain types of problem patrons.
The spirit of '76
Miniature artists' book. Front cover of "book" opens to reveal a hollow space containing a miniature alcohol bottle labled "Napoleon 1876."
Der winzige Struwwelpeter
Essay and history of the folk character Struwwelpeter, translated variously as "Slovely Peter," "Shock-headed Peter," Boy with shock of unkempt bristly hair" etc. This character was well known to Mark Twain, and would have been an influence for his character Huckleberry Finn.
Do you have a match?
Musings of a collector of matches.
Dard Hunter: miscellaneous thoughts and reflections.
Collected memories by Dard Hunter, as well as information about him and his work. Includes samples of paper made by Hunter.
Dibdin's ghost
Poem about the visit of the ghost of bibliographer Thomas Frognell Dibdin to a booklover, describing the heaven that awaits bibliophiles.
[Calendar for 1941]
Cover of the Tiffany and Company calendar for the year 1941, bound in full blue/green leather with gilt decorations.
[Calendar for 1940]
Cover of the Tiffany and Company calendar for the year 1940, bound in full red/brown leather with gilt decorations.
Rural amusements, or the history of Billy and Kitty
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.
Rhymes, for infant minds.
Mid-1800's children's book containing various poems with moral themes. Most deal with death of children, and how if they live right, they will go to heaven.
The Poetic Gift : or, Alphabet in Rhyme
Child's pictorial primer with the alphabet, and wood-cut illustrated rhymes to teach the letters.
[Calendar for 1942]
Cover of the Tiffany and Company calendar for the year 1942, bound in full brown leather with gilt decorations.
[Calendar for 1939]
Cover of the Tiffany and Company calendar for the year 1939, bound in full brown leather with gilt decorations.
[Calendar for 1923]
Cover of the Tiffany and Company calendar for the year 1923, bound in full light brown leather with gilt decorations.
[Calendar for 1924]
Cover of the Tiffany and Company calendar for the year 1924, bound in full red leather with gilt decorations.
[Calendar for 1921]
Cover of the Tiffany and Company calendar for the year 1921, bound in full orange/brown leather with gilt decorations.
[Calendar for 1922]
Cover of the Tiffany and Company calendar for the year 1922, bound in full black leather with gilt decorations.
[Calendar for 1915]
Cover of the Tiffany and Company calendar for the year 1915, bound in full brown leather with gilt decorations.
[Calendar for 1912]
Cover of the Tiffany and Company calendar for the year 1912, bound in full brown leather with gilt decorations.
[Calendar for 1910]
Cover of the Tiffany and Company calendar for the year 1910, bound in full dark grey leather with gilt decorations, depicting a candelabrum holding several lit candles.
[Calendar for 1913]
Cover of the Tiffany and Company calendar for the year 1913, bound in full brown leather with gilt decorations.
[Calendar for 1914]
Cover of the Tiffany and Company calendar for the year 1914, bound in full green leather with gilt decorations.