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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
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana 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.
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

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

Little book.

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