Miniature Book Collection - 92 Matching Results

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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

Win, place, and show, or, the fund raising jack

Description: 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.
Date: 1967
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The werm turns

Description: Humorous musings by a retiring male librarian about how libraries should deal with certain types of problem patrons.
Date: 1983
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Things you should know about Canada

Description: Volume contains information about Canada, Ontario, and Ottawa, for attendees of the Conclave. Prospectus includes information about the publication, and ordering information.
Date: 1994
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Sukie's tiny tepee: a sketch book

Description: Drawings of Sukie, the toy poodle, in various activities.
Date: 1970
Creator: Sherman, E. Helene
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The spirit of '76

Description: Miniature artists' book. Front cover of "book" opens to reveal a hollow space containing a miniature alcohol bottle labled "Napoleon 1876."
Date: 1980-2000
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

REM Acrostics

Description: 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.
Date: 1972
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Pearls of Wisdom

Description: Volume consists of various wise singings by different authors.
Date: 1965
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Nicholas Nickleby

Description: Cartoon version/adaptation of part of the Charles Dickens' story Nicholas Nickleby.
Date: unknown
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

One bundle Dard Hunter handmade hand cut deckle edges

Description: 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.
Date: 1984
Creator: Hunter, Dard
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Not in Adomeit

Description: 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.
Date: 2001
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Not in Adomeit [extra illustrated edition]

Description: 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.
Date: 2002
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
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

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

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

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

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

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