Lot 608 of 721:
59 miniature books from REM Miniatures  

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Fifty-nine miniature books from REM Miniatures


New Britain, CT

REM Miniatures



Fifty-nine fine miniature books from the press of Robert E. Massmann, including more than half of the publications of the press. No duplicates.

Includes, by Massmann except where noted:

  • Bauer, Herman. How the Art of Printing was invented. 1964.
  • Adventures of the Flighty Old Woman. 1966.
  • A Costly Binge. (T.O.Y.S. Volume 1). 1966.
  • Ankenbrand, Frank. Scroll of Birthday Haiku. 1967.
  • Blasphemous Old Prospector. (T.O.Y.S. Volume 2). 1967.
  • Win, Place and Show. 1967.
  • Haiku Broadsides. 1967.
  • Injun Reasoning. (T.O.Y.S. Volume 3). 1967.
  • Col. Crockett in the Parlor. (T.O.Y.S. Volume 4). 1967.
  • Haiku Broadsides, Series II. 1968.
  • Last Will and Testament. "Lollipop Book" on a stick with wooden base. 1968.
  • Moby Dick Meets the Pequod. 1968.
  • Dawson, Ernest. A Visit with Dr. R. 1968.
  • Krepps, Patrice. Violet. 1968.
  • Recognition Dinner in Honor of Gertrude S. Bridge, Educator. 1968.
  • Sherman, E. Helene. Sukie's ABC. Book Edition. 1968.
  • The Book of Esther. Scroll Edition. 1969.
  • Elusive Bon Mots. 1969.
  • Ankenbrand, Frank.  A Calendar of Haiku. 1970.
  • Sherman, E. Helene. Sukie's Tiny Teepee. 1970.
  • A Dard Hunter Keepsake. 1971.
  • Alpers, Hugo. Dard Hunter. (Enclosed within the previous book, as issued). 1971.
  • Hunter Dard. Dard Hunter on Papyrus. 1971.
  • Twain, Mark. A Mark Twain Turnover. 1972.
  • Sherman, E. Helene. Tales of the Wayside Inn. 1975.
  • Sherman, E. Helene. Historic Boston, Lexington and Concord. (In slipcase with the previous title, as issued). 1975.
  • Sherman, E. Helene. Tales of the Wayside Inn. Larger edition. 1975.
  • Sherman, E. Helene. Historic Boston, Lexington and Concord. Larger edition. 1975.
  • Pratt, Mildred Claire. Music of Oberon. 1975.
  • REM Magic Nursery Rhymes. 1977.
  • Bibliography of REM Miniatures. 1978.
  • REM Ego Extra. (In slipcase with previous title, as issued). 1978.
  • Consumer Rationing in World War Two. 1979.
  • Bibliomidgets of Achille J. St. Onge. 1979.
  • Tiny Ex Libris Produced by Robert E. Massmann. 1979.
  • Metamorphose. 1980.
  • A Boston Cordial. 1980.
  • Benny's Got the Dominoes. 1981.
  • Bibliography of REM Miniatures, First Supplement. 1982.
  • Der Struwwelpeter. 1982.
  • Ere e Eme. 1983.
  • The Werm Turns. 1983.
  • Burgess, Thornton W. The Million Little Breezes. 1984.
  • BooBoos and Typos. 1985.
  • Warner, Charles Dudley. A Hunting of the Deer. 1985.
  • REM Gospel. [no date]
  • A Recipe for Moon Tea. Small size. 1986.
  • A Recipe for Moon Tea. Large size. 1986.
  • Wheeler, Hannah Robinson. My Parents Grave. 1988.
  • Ye Olde Librarian's Curse. 1989.
  • Max Und Moritz. 1990.
  • Second Roster of Lilliputia Spewed Out by Robert Massmann. 1990.
  • Twain, Mark. The War Prayer. 1991.
  • Malefic Exotica. 1998.
  • Exquisitry of William Lewis Washburn. 1999.
The above titles all listed in Bradbury’s Twentieth Century U.S. Miniature Books. Also includes the following titles not listed in Bradbury: 
  • Fun With Tortes. [no date, late 1960s]
  • REM Miniatures: 36 Years and Counting. (Published by Robert Bradbury, bound by Massman). 1998.
  • 1901-1999: The Century With Only 99 Years. 2000.
  • Water. 2003.

59 titles, no duplicates.

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