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[Denton Today: Dr. Kenneth Lavender and Martin Sarvis - Rare Maps of Texas in Southwest]

Description: Video footage from Denton Today with an interview with Dr. Kenneth Lavender and his assistant Martin Sarvis from the University of North Texas, Rare Book and Texana department. In this episode of Denton Today, Dr. Lavender is talking about rare maps.
Date: 1996
Duration: 30 minutes 01 second
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 circular movable illustration of cats in various objects, such as shoes. The page is framed at the top and sides by a pale blue curtain. Image 3, "Spot poem with an illustration of sheep on the left side of the page and the words going around it. The page on the right is a movable circular illustration of sheep, framed by pale blue curtains at the top and sides of the page.
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 in. The page on the left of it contains text with a sketch of a wolf in the top left and a sketch of the girl and wolf on the bottom right.
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 the left of the mother robot are different shelves filled items in jars. Through a circular window in the top right corner the earth can be seen in dark outer space, and across the bottom of the two pages are the words "miss home cooking -xpect MOM has her hands full with the new." Image 3, closeup of the top of the mom robot pop-up. Image 4, detailed pop-up of a robot from the back blow drying her "hair" in front of a mirror. On the left is a smaller black square robot swinging from the fan. The bottom of the two pages contain the words "How's SIS? Still going out with that Neanderthal." Image 5, top view of "SIS" pop-up. Image 6, closeup of robot blow drying her hair pop-up.
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 first image is of the grilled cheese sitting on a blue paper plate. Image 2, the grilled cheese is laying on a blue plate, one of the "slices" sticking out has a flower-like print. Image 3, the cloth grilled cheese pages are opened up to the yellow inside, the page on the left has a white flower pattern with orange dots around it. Stitched onto the page are the words "2 min" the number 5, and a little pan stitched under it. The page on the right is pure yellow with the word Flip, the number 6 and a grilled cheese stitched onto it. Image 4, the open grilled cheese from a different angle. Artist's statement: "A step-by-step 'How to' for the ultimate comfort food - grilled cheese sandwich. Also, it is one of the first foods a child learns to make on the stove."
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 "Piggie's Jump." The background shows crowds in the stands watching, and the page on the right has text with a small sketch of a monkey riding a pig in the bottom right. Image 3, bright movable illustration of an elephant in red, and blue/white striped pants riding a tricycle. The page on the left contains text with a sketch on the bottom right corner of a clown.
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 them. On the left page is the story.
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 the words "With 3 "Pop-Up" Pictures" next to it. Image 2, illustration of Buck Rogers with the woman in green next to him in a desert expanse, above them is a pop-up of the robot creatures with several legs. The bottom is titled "The Battle with the Monster." Image 3, pop-up of Buck Rogers fighting a green bird-like creature, with Buck Rogers holding a red gun towards it. Image 4, side view of Buck Rogers and bird creature with a woman laying down on the ground now seen.
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 of Pan playing a pipe in the wood, surrounded by trees with colorful scenery and animals in the trees. In front of it the page is titled "The Pipes of Pan." Image 3, hands holding on to a colorful pop-up while setting a white weighted string over it. Image 4, two hands propping up the pop-up of Pan, with the page in front of it a bright yellow and the page behind it showing a dark night. Image 5, front view of the pop-up of Pan showing the colorful parts around the trees, the top of it a dark bright blue with a bright yellow moon partially seen. Image 6, closeup of front view of Pan pop-up. Image 7, top view of Pan pop-up with a white weighted string over the page in front of it. Image 8, pop-up on two black pages with a red circle in the middle framed by black and then white. The pop-up is of a Dalmatian with a huge head and its red tongue sticking out. Image 9, side view of Dalmatian pop-up. Image 10, front vie of Dalmatian pop-up. Image 11, top vie closeup of Dalmatian pop-up with more focus on its giant red tongue.
Date: March 1, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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