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Den geest des gebeds vol godvrugtige oeffeningen, uyt de H. Schrifture, den missael en HH, Vaders

Description: 3D scanned models of a miniature Catholic prayer book. The object is bound in ivory silk with silver, gilt, red, and green embroidery and silver sequins and beads. Housed in red leather pull-off case simulating a book, with gilt decoration. Case with spine title "Annee Nouvell".
Date: 2016
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Heures de la jeunesse

Description: 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.
Date: 2016
Creator: Catholic Church
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
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
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Jacky Ickx

Description: An overview of the career of Belgian race car driver Jacky Ickx
Date: [1965..1973]
Creator: Franco-Suisse
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
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
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Koran

Description: 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
Date: 2016
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections