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[War Bond Budget Portfolio front]

Description: Photographs of the front of a war bond portfolio from the Rare Book and Texana Collections, held by UNT Special Collections. The portfolio has a blue cover with a mock envelope at the top and an upside down instruction box at the bottom. The contents are listed underneath the title. Image 2, the charts inside of a war bond budget portfolio from the Rare Book and Texana Collections. There are five charts for recording war bonds that you own, separated by savings, children's education, new car or… more
Date: October 15, 2014
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Application 524250 for Mileage Ration]

Description: Photograph of an application for oil rations held by UNT Special Collections as part of the Rare Book & Texana Collections. It is a form that needs to be filled out in order to receive oil rations for driving and travel. It is filled out by "Mrs. Abbie F. Stevens" for use at "20 Riverview Ave." in Waltham, Massachusetts. There are logged dates when gallons of oil were delivered and who delivered the gallons. The form is number "V-534250M-5".
Date: October 15, 2014
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Title page of "Nova Genera et Species Plantarum"]

Description: Photographs of the pages in a book titled "Nova Genera et Species Plantarum" held by UNT Special Collections as part of the Rare Book & Texana Collections. The first image is of the title page, which includes content and printing information. There are stains and age spots on the page with larger water stains in the corners. The second image shows a botanic illustration of the lamourouxia plant. It has a long stem with leaves and flowers blooming on one side. There are four smaller drawings of … more
Date: October 9, 2014
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

De Cust van Westindien van La Desconoscida tot C. Escondido

Description: Map of the coastline along the western part of the Gulf of Mexico, starting in the south (left) at a point labeled "La Desconoscida" and ending in the north (right) at "C[iudad] Escondido." Segments of the coastline are shaded in red, yellow, and green, with labels for river mouths, ports, islands, and other points along the coast.
Date: 1680
Creator: Roffeveen, Arent, -1679
Location: None
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Magic Windows: An Antique Revolving Picture Book]

Description: Photographs of "Magic Windows: An Antique Revolving Picture Book" by Ernest Nister, held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book is pale pink with the top and sides made to look like folded curtains. In the middle is a circle with an illustration on the inside of 3 young children looking out of an open window. The main title is at the top and the subtitle at the bottom. Image 2, "Three Little Kittens" poem with three sketches of cats on each side of it. The right page contains a circ… more
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Le Chaperon Rouge]

Description: Photographs of "Le Chaperon rouge" (The Red Riding Hood), held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book contains an illustration framed an intricate gold frame. The illustration is of a young girl with red cap and dress, holding a basket filled with goodies. In front of her is a wolf. They are standing in the woods, the title at the top. Image 2, illustration of the young girl in red, retracting with a scared look from the wolf wearing a night cap in front of her in the bedroom they're… more
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Robot]

Description: Photographs of Jan Pienkowski's "Robot," held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book is black with a robot/electronic design mostly made up of small yellow parts, but also includes orange, purple, pink, blue and green. The title is over the middle in big white letters, with the two O's in "Robot" like eyes. Image 2, heavily detailed pop-up page of a robot wear a red polka dot cap holding a robot baby in one robot hand, and a drink in another. Her robot legs are twisted grey metal. To… more
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Grilled Cheese]

Description: Photographs of the 2009-2010 artist's book competition honorable mention "Grilled Cheese" created by Carlynn Field. The book is a sculptural representation of a grilled cheese sandwich made of yellow fabric, printed fabric, hand-dyed silk, and batting. When opened, the "cheese" is revealed to be a long accordion-folded strip of cloth, each panel with an embroidered representation of the steps to make a grilled cheese sandwich. The volume is presented on a blue heavy plastic circular plate. The … more
Date: 2009/2010
Creator: Field, Carlynn
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Fun at the Circus]

Description: Photographs of "Fun at the Circus," held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book has a red spine and the front of it is an illustration of a clown in red, yellow and pointy white hat riding a white horse backwards, Another clown in blue, and red and white stripes stands on the side of the horse. The title is at the top in yellow letters. Image 2, illustration on left page of a jumping clown in red an yellow, holding a circle with a pig jumping through it. At the bottom it is titled "P… more
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Popeye and the Pirates: Animated!]

Description: Photographs of Segar's "Popeye and The Pirates," held by UNT Special Collections. The cover is yellow with the title is in big bubble red letters at the top. Under the title is an illustration of Popeye swinging his arm, the word "splat" in an explosion in front of him surrounded by stars. On the left is a man sitting on top of a pile of gold bags. Image 2, illustration Popeye sticking out of a well, a man to the left and a woman on the right. Behind the well a bright green tree, water behind t… more
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Pop-Up Buck Rogers: Strange Adventures in the Spider-Ship]

Description: Photographs of "The Pop-Up Buck Rogers: Strange Adventures in the Spider-Ship," held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book contains an illustration of a man in a colorful space suit with a flying pack, next to him a lady in green dress and boots flying by hi. To the right is a robot creature with spider body and legs, and a head with a beak as well as blue wings attached to its purple body. The title is at the top, and the bottom right corner contains another robot creature, with th… more
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bookano Stories: with Pictures That Spring Up in Model Form No. 4]

Description: Photographs of "Bookano Stories with Pictures That Spring Up in Model Form" edited by S. Louis Giraud, held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book is an illustration royalty riding in a carriage, including a queen in extravagant clothes, a man in a striped outfit and a few children sitting around the. The carriage is gold with colorful ribbon around the top, water and buildings seen in the background. The title is at the top in red letter, with the subtitle in blue. Image 2, pop-up o… more
Date: March 1, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Better to See You With]

Description: Photographs of the 2001-2002 artist's book competition winner "The Better to See You With" created by Herman Iselin. Wolf fur binding and embroidered red velvet end papers enclose pages with the story of Little Red Riding Hood embossed in Braille. The book was designed as a concept piece, which would allow a blind child to experience the story of Little Red Riding Hood. The cover of the book is a square shaped blob of grey fur. Image 2, top of closed book. The grey fur of the cover can be seen,… more
Date: 2001/2002
Creator: Iselin, Herman
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Finnie the Fiddler: Pictures Come to Life!]

Description: Photographs of Julian Wehrs "The Exciting Adventures of Finnie the Fiddler," held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book is a bright yellow, with different illustration of figures, such as a boy playing the fiddle and a tiger. The title is in the middle in bold red letters. All the little illustrations are in a blue circle, which is surrounded by musical notes. At the top are the words "Pictures Come To Life" and "You can really make them move, Watch them play." Image 2, illustration… more
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Pop-up Puss in Boots: with Pop-up Pictures]

Description: Photographs of "The "Pop-up" Puss in Boots with "Pop-up" Pictures," held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book contains the title in the bottom right corner. On the right side is a white cat wearing a blue outfit and red boots, while holding a bunny over a hill of grass. Image 2, pop-up of a giant grey cat's head with bright green eyes and long yellow whiskers, holding a spoon in hand. In front of the head is a mouse running away. Image 3, closeup of the mouse running away from the … more
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The History of Little Fanny: Exemplified in a Series of Figures]

Description: Photograph of "The History of Little Fanny: Exemplified in a Series of Figures," held by UNT Special Collections. The small white paper book is framed by little figures all around. The title is in big letters over half the page, under the title is information about the publishers S. and J. Fuller.
Date: March 1, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Floegels Geschichte des grotesk komischen, bearbeitet]

Description: Photograph of "Flogels Geschichte des Grotesk komischen" (Flogel's story of the grotesquely funny, edited) by Karl Friedrich Flogel, held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book is tan with a brown spine and brown right corners. Over the front is a giant black circle filled with small white illustrations of people. In the middle of it is a brown circle with a gold knight and gold lettering. Surrounding the black circle is a brown rim filled with gold lettering.
Date: March 1, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A Christmas Carol, Mini Classics]

Description: Photograph of Stephanie Laslett's "A Christmas Carol" from the Mini Classics Series, held by UNT Special Collections. There is an illustration of a man in a black top hat and grey coat with three children in scarves and other winter clothes, snow lightly falling around them. They are looking at a window with holiday decorations on it. The title is at the top in a tan block, and the illustrator' name at the bottom. Under the part with the illustration the dark red cover of the book can be seen.
Date: November 11, 2013
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Haunted House]

Description: Photographs of Jan Pienkowski's "Haunted House," held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book is covered in an illustration of a green door with the title in pink bubble letters in the middle, the author is at the top in lime green bubble letters. The door has a mail slot with a tentacle coming out of it. On the gold doorknob is a paper sticking out with the words "Let yourself in." Image 2, pop-up of gorilla in a bedroom, the bedroom containing golden curtains, bird decorations on th… more
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Thin Etched Line]

Description: Photographs of the 1999-2000 artist's book competition honorable mention "The Thin Etched Line" created by Teel Savage. The volume is composed of fragments of intaglio prints of various styles and subjects, on which a single red line was added across every image. It is bound in white paper-covered boards with a red line, sewn Coptic style. The first image shows the bound book opened up. The page on the left contains a drawing of a young woman seen at a top angle. Image 2, the bound book is open… more
Date: 1999/2000
Creator: Savage, Teel
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Whales: Mighty Giants of the Sea]

Description: Photographs of Ned Seidler's "Whales: Mighty Giants of the Sea," held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book is white with a square illustration of the sea on it containing a big Killer Whale and a smaller one. The title is above it. Image 2, page titled "Whales" with two short paragraphs text. Across the span of both pages is an illustration water that contains Beluga Whales, Narwhals and dolphins. In the middle of both pages is a pop-up of a whales tail sticking out of the roaring … more
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Knight's Castle: A Pop-Up Book]

Description: Photographs of Robert Sabuda's "The Knight's Castle," held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book is black with a simple abstract illustration of a purple/blue castle behind two green hills, a white mouse one one of those hills. The title is at the top in white. Image 2, open abstract colorful pop-up of a knights helmet with pink shapes popping up out of the top. Under the helmet are pink, orange and blue blocks that are part of the knights armor. The lining along the bottom of two p… more
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Wild Animal Stories: A Novel Panorama Picture Book]

Description: Photographs of "Wild Animal Stories: A Panorama Picture Book," held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book contains an illustration of a leopard on a tree branch, four monkeys on the branches around it with the sky a pale blue, and the title is at the top in big colorful letters. Image 2, pop-up page of a big lion laying on a rock that overlooks land with antelopes walking on it. The page on the left contains text with three small and black illustrations of a lion throughout the page… more
Date: March 1, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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