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[Calendar for 1937]

Description: Calendar for the year 1937, bound in full blue leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1937, 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 1937 -- Calendar for 1938.
Date: 1936
Creator: Tiffany and Company
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[Calendar for 1938]

Description: Calendar for the year 1938, bound in full green leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1938, 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 1938 -- Calendar for 1939.
Date: 1937
Creator: Tiffany and Company
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[Calendar for 1939]

Description: Calendar for the year 1939, bound in full brown leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1939, 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 1939 -- Calendar for 1940.
Date: 1938
Creator: Tiffany and Company
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[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
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[Calendar for 1931]

Description: Calendar for the year 1931, bound in full red leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Page for each month of 1931, 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 1931 -- Calendar for 1932.
Date: 1930
Creator: Tiffany and Company
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[Calendar for 1940]

Description: Calendar for the year 1940, bound in full red/brown leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Calendar for 1940 -- Memoranda pages -- Birth Stones -- Wedding Anniversaries -- Anniversaries and Festivals -- Legal Holidays in New York States -- Sterling Silver Marks (used by Tiffany & Co.) -- Calendar for 1941 -- Chronology of Tiffany & Co.
Date: 1939
Creator: Tiffany and Company
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[Calendar for 1941]

Description: Calendar for the year 1941, bound in full blue/green leather with gilt decorations. Contains: Calendar for 1941 -- Memoranda pages -- Birth Stones -- Wedding Anniversaries -- Anniversaries and Festivals -- Legal Holidays in New York States -- Sterling Silver Marks (used by Tiffany & Co.) -- Calendar for 1942 -- Chronology of Tiffany & Co.
Date: 1940
Creator: Tiffany and Company
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The Poetic Gift : or, Alphabet in Rhyme

Description: Child's pictorial primer with the alphabet, and wood-cut illustrated rhymes to teach the letters.
Date: 1840/1849
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Rhymes, for infant minds.

Description: 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.
Date: c.1850
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Rural amusements, or the history of Billy and Kitty

Description: 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.
Date: 1790-1799
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Pocket almanack, for the year of our Lord 1847

Description: Almanac for 1847, bound in publisher's yellow printed wrappers, with hole at upper left through which a string is looped for suspension. The almanac contains information on eclipses, tides, phases of the moon, rising and setting of the moon/sun, historical facts, and quotations. Anonymous gift to the Miniature Books Collection in 2003.
Date: 1846
Creator: Spofford, Thomas, b. 1795.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

On defining an acceptable miniature book

Description: Extended verse musings on what constitutes a miniature book, and how to decide what to include. Bound in cream card covers with applied cover label.
Date: 2000
Creator: Hunter, Darragh
Item Type: Book
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
Item Type: Book
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
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Pacemaker.

Description: Poetic musings on the function of the heart, and when a pacemaker is needed. Bound in light green card covers with applied cover label.
Date: 1999
Creator: Hunter, Darragh
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Special books : a description in verse, of the type of book I seek.

Description: Poetic musings on the collecting of books, and what makes a book desirable, including size. Produced as a keepsake for the Miniature Book Society annual Conclave XXIII. Bound in blue/purple card covers with applied cover label.
Date: 2005
Creator: Hunter, Darragh
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

To Olga : an appreciation in verse.

Description: Poetic appreciation of Mrs. Olga Hunter, wife of the author. Bound in cream card covers with applied cover label.
Date: 2003
Creator: Hunter, Darragh
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Aaron

Description: Biography of Aaron, first High Priest of Israel. Written for children, with an emphasis on submission to God's will. Bound in illustrated wrappers.
Date: 1853/1857
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections