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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

Noah and the flood.

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

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
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

Ontdekkingstochten onder zee

Description: A brief overview of undersea life, and the exploration of it.
Date: [1965..1973]
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Onze vrienden de dieren

Description: A brief discussion of common animals.
Date: [1965..1973]
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Op vier wielen : geschiedenis van de auto

Description: A brief overview of the early history and development of the automobile.
Date: [1965..1973]
Creator: Franco-Suisse
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
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

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

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

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
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

A recipe for moon tea

Description: Poem on the making of moon tea.
Date: 1986
Creator: Bridge, Gertrude S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections