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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

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[World's Columbian Exposition Calendar]

Description: Calendar covering from April 1893 to March 1894, illustrated with views of buildings at the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, with information on the New York Life Insurance Company. Bound in publisher's illustrated wrappers.
Date: 1892
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

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

Petite calendar and stamp case 1903.

Description: Calendar for the year 1903. Bound in full red simulated leather with gilt cover title. Includes table for each month of the year showing days/date, religious days, and phases of the moon; information on postal rates (foreign & domestic), and information on money order rates. Includes section at center with wax pages between which stamps could be stored so they would not stick to anything.
Date: 1902
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

The fall of man

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

Noah and the flood.

Description: A retelling of the story of Noah.
Date: 1827 - 1853
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

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
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
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

Quintus Horatius Flaccus [Unbound sheets]

Description: A complete set of unbound sheets of the last printing of the Pickering Horace. The Horace was originally printed by Pickering in 1820 as the first of his Diamond Classics, and are a landmark in the world of miniature books and printing. This set of sheets are a remarkable survival, giving insight into the printing and binding process. The sheets are quarter-sheet impressions, each sheet holding 8 front-and-back leaves (16 pages) of the text. The sheets have been folded into gathers, and left thus. The separately printed frontispiece engraving is included as an individual sheet. The whole is housed in a book-form leather case.
Date: 1826
Creator: Horace
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[Calendar for 1907]

Description: Calendar for the year 1907, bound in full red leather with gilt decorations. Contains a calendar for 1907, a page for each month of the year, with various information such as postage rates, holidays, birthstones, etc. Also has information on Tiffany and Company.
Date: 1906
Creator: Tiffany and Company
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

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

Adventures of the flighty old woman

Description: An illustrated version of the old English children's rhyme about the old woman tossed up in a basket.
Date: 1966
Creator: Massmann, C. Ernest
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

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