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Dard Hunter: miscellaneous thoughts and reflections.

Description: Collected memories by Dard Hunter, as well as information about him and his work. Includes samples of paper made by Hunter.
Date: 1984
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
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

Do you have a match?

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

The fall of man

Description: The story of the Fall of Man.
Date: 1827 - 1853
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Flowers for a juvenile garland.

Description: Child's gift book of short stories illustrated with woodcuts.
Date: [1850-1859]
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
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

Jacob and Esau

Description: The story of Jacob and Esau.
Date: 1827 - 1853
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

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.
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Miriam

Description: Biography of Miriam, sister of Moses and Aaron. 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

Mite

Description: The 1st printing of The Mite was produced in 1891, and was at the time the smallest book in the world printed with movable type. This 2nd printing was produced in 1893, and a third printing was done in 1896. The text, a collection of facts and information, is supplemented with various illustrations. In 1896, Salmin of Padova, Italy, printed their Galileo A Madama Christina Di Lorena, which supplanted The Mite as the smallest book in the world printed with movable type. It may still, however, be the smallest book printed in England with movable type.
Date: 1893
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

More not in Adomeit

Description: 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.
Date: 2002
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

More not in Adomeit [extra illustrated edition]

Description: 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.
Date: 2002
Creator: Robert E. Massmann
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Moses. Part 1

Description: The story of Moses.
Date: 1853 - 1857
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections