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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

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

Miniature Koran leaves

Description: 3D scanned models of leaves from a miniature Koran. Housed in rectangular brass(?) locket with oval applied lenticular illustration on cover showing bearded male figures in robes.
Date: 2016
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Daniel Sanders Moment-Lexikon und Fremdwörterbuch

Description: 3D scanned models of a miniature book of poetry. Bound in publisher's flexible red cloth with gilt cover titles, and housed in green and gilt painted/enameled tin box with circular magnifying glass mounted in lid. Box is lacking suspension loop.
Date: 2016
Creator: Sanders, Daniel
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

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

A muhi csata

Description: 3D scanned models of a miniature book titled A muhi csata. Bound in publisher's simulated black leather with silver spine titles and applied wooden plaque on cover with design of leaves.
Date: 2016
Creator: Csaba Csorba
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