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Catalogue of the library of miniature books collected

Percy Edwin Spielmann

Catalogue of the library of miniature books collected

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Published by E. Arnold in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Miniature books.

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    Statementby Percy Edwin Spielmann...together with some descriptive summaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1033.M6 S6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 289 p.
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5845039M
    LC Control Number62002702
    OCLC/WorldCa2169172

    More Making Books by Hand: Exploring Miniature Books, by Peter Thomas ( copies) The Sleeping Beauty by Charles Perrault ( copies) The Little Book Of Hand Shadows (Miniature Editions) by Phila H. Webb ( copies). • Ruth Adomeit (– 96) was a delightful woman, dedicated book collector, and accomplished bibliographer. Her passion was miniature books, most especially miniature Bibles and Bible parts. She was generous to several institutions: The huge .


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: Catalogue of the Library of Miniature Books Collected by Percy Edwin Spielmann. Together with Some Descriptive Summaries: Octavo. Reprint edition. One of copies. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Spielmann's useful catalogue is among the most important reference tools in the miniature book field.

Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering Price: $ Genre/Form: Bibliographies Bibliography Catalogs Indexes: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Spielmann, Percy Edwin, b. Catalogue of the library of miniature books collected.

catalogue of the library of miniature books collected by percy edwin spielmann. together with some descriptive summaries. (miniature books). The collection also contains issues of the Miniature Book News and the Miniature Book Society Newsletter.

The Physical Collection. The physical Miniature Book Collection at the UNT Libraries began with a group of miniature children's books donated in the 's by Mrs. Gustine Courson Weaver as part of her children's book collection. A miniature book is a very small book. Standards for what may be termed a miniature rather than just a small book have changed through time.

Today, most collectors consider a book to be miniature only if it is 3 inches or smaller in height, width, and thickness, particularly in the United States.

Many collectors consider nineteenth-century and earlier books of 4 inches to fit in the. My Miniature Library is a kit to make a complete collection of tiny books that you can really read. With stories ranging from illustrated fairytales to well-loved nonsense rhymes Catalogue of the library of miniature books collected book books of butterflies, birds and flowers, plus blank books for you to complete yourself, you'll have everything you need to make a little library of beautifully illustrated books/5().

Inthe Miniature Book Society was founded to standardize the size of miniature books in the Catalogue of the library of miniature books collected book States. Until then, any volume smaller than the norm was considered miniature. Even John Carter, in The ABC of Book-Collecting, defines them as any volume whose “principal (usually only) interest lies in their very small size”.

Catalog 84 is devoted entirely to the Antiquarian Miniature Book Collection of Virginia Stoody of Whittier, California. The Infant’s Library, The Whole Book of Psalms in Meter, The Mite, My Tiny Alphabet Book and a To see the 20 th century books that Virginia collected, please scroll down.

Previous e-catalogs: Catalog 81 ~ November 1. London: Edward Arnold, Octavo. First edition. One of copies. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Spielmann's useful catalogue is among the most important reference tools in the miniature book field.

Bound in patterned, quarter-cloth boards, gilt-lettered to the spine. The dust wrapper is price-clipped, spine slightly toned, light soiling and a few small Author: Percy Edwin Spielmann. There’s something about being a bookselling book nerd that makes you want to bring your work home with you.

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Details: Length: 5/8" Width: 11/16" Height: 1/8" Scale /5(2). Library Miniatures Full of old-fashioned style and class, these library miniatures will add superb sophistication to those miniature studies and dens.

Collections of tiny elegant hardback books, office supplies, and ornate billiard furniture are excellent for your dollhouse library. The books are less than 3″ tall or wide — and most are smaller in both dimensions. Principally collected by Charlotte M. Smith () of Newton, Iowa, the books range in date from the 17 th century to the present.

The range of subjects is equally broad, but many of the books concern, as well as demonstrate, arts of the book. Relative size of our 15/16" books. Miniature books available now (dollhouse size): Click on title to view details.

As titles go out of print they are removed from this list. Many titles have been added that were previously out-of-print. 17 Haunted Houses. Adventures of the Discerning Thesbian A new Sherlock Holmes adventure. The recently published (January, ) two-volume: Catalogue of the Cotsen Children’s Library: The Nineteenth Century.

The books selected for inclusion in this descriptive catalog and the illustrations accompanying them seek to highlight nineteenth-century children’s books that have particularly-striking illustrations, books featuring work.

In his apartment, Mr. Albert showed me more books, including some with his favorite bindings: an atlas of the British Empire contained a goatskin-bound globe the size of a softball, and a book purporting to contain Voltaire writings held a key embedded in its cover to open the little book of erotica hidden inside.

One miniature book was so. May 6, - Explore walkerts's board "Miniature - Books", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Miniature books, Mini books, Miniatures pins. A library catalog (or library catalogue in British English) is a register of all bibliographic items found in a library or group of libraries, such as a network of libraries at several locations.

A bibliographic item can be any information entity (e.g., books, computer files, graphics, realia, cartographic materials, etc.) that is considered library material (e.g., a single novel in an.

Galileo’s tiny tome is just one of some 4, miniature books held at the University of Iowa, most of which were gifted to the institution from a single collection. The donor, Charlotte M. Smith. The horn book was developed as the device to drill young students in the alphabet. Often a small handheld wooden piece with printed or incised letters and numbers covered by a transparent sheet of horn, the hornbook served as a young child’s simple aid in memorizing the ABCs.

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Catalogue of the Library of Miniature Books Collected by Percy Edwin Spielmann. (8vo) cloth. Reprint. 1/ copies. No date. Bondy, Louis W. Miniature Books. Their history from the beginnings to the present day. (8vo) cloth, dj. Ruler/bookmark laid in. Jacket price clipped.

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In years of constant effort he collected miniatures from 57 countries, which is the largest collection of this kind in central Europe. In Martin Žnideršič decided to donate his precious collection of miniature books and small works of art to the Ljubljana City Library – the Slavic Library.

This noble act of donorship greatly. Other articles where Book catalog is discussed: library: Vehicles for catalogs: the same form as the books they listed; being made of the same material, the catalog was an extra item of the collection itself.

The earliest catalogs of the great national and scholarly libraries were in book form, with handwritten entries and spaces for new additions. Miniature book collecting is an occupation that can quickly take over your life. Miniature books cover a great range of time periods, geographical regions, and subjects.

To restrain my collecting impulses, I only collect non-dollhouse miniature books if they fall into one of my other areas of interest, such as women bibliophiles, imaginary books, or books about.

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John Marshall began publishing miniature libraries for children in Confident, perhaps, that his innovation would galvanise the children's book market, he produced his first three libraries 'almost simultaneously'.

His remarkable success prompted imitations from the most prominent names in children's publishing in the early years of the 19th century. Book collecting is the collecting of books, including seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining whatever books are of interest to a given love of books is bibliophilia, and someone who loves to read, admire, and collect books is called a bibliophile.

Book collecting can be easy and inexpensive: there are millions. Keeping a Book Catalog Spreadsheet. Earlier this week Goodreads rolled out a new webpage format. While I have tried and tried throughout the years to get onboard with Goodreads, I just can’t seem to keep up with it.

Part of it is the daunting idea of adding my entire backlog of books into the database and the other part is the lack of half stars. The National Library of Scotland actively collects miniature books with a Scottish connection. The smallest printed book in the Library's collection is an edition of 'Old King Cole' (1mm x 1mm) published in Paisley in (shelfmark: FB.s).Explore a vast selection of first editions, signed copies, and rare & antiquarian books from independent booksellers around the world.The History of Miniature Books: A miniature book is nothing more than a book that is miniature in size.

Of course, there is more to the story than that Some consider Sumerian clay tablets, with cuneiform writing, to be the first miniature books.

These were made as early as BCE.