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Miniature Book News # 30: 1972 December
Articles about miniature books, collectors, publishers, trends in the world of miniature books, exhibitions, and other topics related to the field.
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.
Dibdin's ghost
Poem about the visit of the ghost of bibliographer Thomas Frognell Dibdin to a booklover, describing the heaven that awaits bibliophiles.
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.
Do you have a match?
Musings of a collector of matches.
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.
Pearls of Wisdom
Volume consists of various wise singings by different authors.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A-hunting of the deer
Excerpt from a larger work by Warner about hunting in the Adirondacks.
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.
One bundle Dard Hunter handmade hand cut deckle edges
Item is one miniature bundle of paper, fashioned from remnants of paper made by master papermaker Dard Hunter. Bundle is tied with red thread, and has label tied to it recording what it is.
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.
A recipe for moon tea
Poem on the making of moon tea.
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.
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.
Prudent policy for seller survival: a tiny conceit
Humorous rules for commerce and seller survival.
Elihu Burritt: as much a brother [variant binding]
Text of a speech commemorating the life and achievements of Elihu Burritt.
The werm turns
Humorous musings by a retiring male librarian about how libraries should deal with certain types of problem patrons.
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.
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.
Nicholas Nickleby
Cartoon version/adaptation of part of the Charles Dickens' story Nicholas Nickleby.
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.
Sukie's tiny tepee: a sketch book
Drawings of Sukie, the toy poodle, in various activities.
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.
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.
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."
[Calendar for 1929]
Calendar for the year 1929, bound in full olive green leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1929, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Sterling silver marks used by Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1929 -- Calendar for 1930.
[Calendar for 1933]
Calendar for the year 1933, bound in full green leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1933, with memoranda page facing each -- Anniversaries and festivals -- Legal holidays in New York State -- Birth stones -- Wedding anniversaries -- Chronology of Tiffany & Company -- Sterling silver marks used by Tiffany & Company -- Calendar for 1933 -- Calendar for 1934.
Achter de horizon . . . de grote ontdekkingen
An overview of explorers and their voyages of discovery.
Het A.B.C. van de atoomwetenschap
A brief overview of atomic and nuclear energy and the related sciences.
Aaron
Biography of Aaron, first High Priest of Israel. Written for children, with an emphasis on submission to God's will. Bound in illustrated wrappers.
Adam and Eve
The story of Adam and Eve.
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.
De 7 wereldwonderen
An overview of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and various other structures and monuments that could be considered as equally important.
The Poetic Gift : or, Alphabet in Rhyme
Child's pictorial primer with the alphabet, and wood-cut illustrated rhymes to teach the letters.
Figuren uit beroemde Romans
An overview of historic romances, couples, and romantic figures in history and literature.
Der Feldzug in Norwegen, vom 9. April bis 10. Juni 1940. Bilddokumente von Heinrich Hoffmann.
Pictures and description of the Nazi invasion of Norway, from the Nazi viewpoint.
Von der Grenze bis vor Warschau
Photographs and descriptions of the campaign in Poland and the east, featuring Hitler's role as commander and planner. A propaganda work glorifying Hitler and the German soldiers.
Weisbuch und Führerkundgebungen
Photographs and descriptions of the campaign in Poland and the east, featuring Hitler's role as commander and planner. A propaganda work glorifying Hitler and the German soldiers.
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.
26 type designers
3D scanned models of a Rubik's cube describing designers of type.
Heures de la jeunesse
3D scanned model of the miniature book: Book of Hours. The physical item is bound in textured red paper-covered boards with gilt floral borders. The spine is lacking.
Officium Beate Marie uirginis secundum Romane curie
A 3D model in STL format of Book of hours of Lorenzo de Medici.
Koran
3D scan models of a miniature Koran case. The case is octagonal and silver with loops on side and decorated with Arabic text. The case holds a octagonal Korans called a banner Koran which were known to have been hung on standards with flags and carried into battle. Gruber, C. J. The Islamic manuscript tradition, p. 64
Miniature Koran leaves
3D scanned models of leaves from a miniature Koran. Housed in rectangular brass(?) locket with oval applied lenticular illustration on cover showing bearded male figures in robes.
Daniel Sanders Moment-Lexikon und Fremdwörterbuch
3D scanned models of a miniature book of poetry. Bound in publisher's flexible red cloth with gilt cover titles, and housed in green and gilt painted/enameled tin box with circular magnifying glass mounted in lid. Box is lacking suspension loop.