Special Collections

The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

REM [Robert E. Massmann] Miniatures

Return to: 20th Century U. S. Imprints in the Smith Collection

The portion of this website in front of you brings together in
preliminary fashion a variety of lists and descriptions for United
States Miniature Books published during the Twentieth Century. The
books have then been organized by press or publisher as described in
Robert C. Bradbury’s Twentieth Century United States Miniature
Books
(No. Clarendon, Vermont: The Microbibliophile,
2000). This page describes titles held by the University of Iowa
Libraries for the press or publisher described below. The
descriptions generally follow Bradbury’s format: Author. Title.
Imprint (if it varies from the heading), date. Size in inches. Number
of pages. Brief physical description. Illustrations note. Copy # of
[##] copies.

REM [Robert E. Massmann] Miniatures

New Britain, CT

1962-

Klingberg, Haddon E. Elihu Burritt: As Much a Brother. Central
Connecticut State College, New Britain, 1962.
Colophon: The text for this little volume has been set in Vari-Typer
8-point Cramer Italic type, photographically reduced and printed by
offset lithography. Typography by REM. Lithographed at Central
Connecticut State College.
Stiff printed pictorial wrappers. 64 pages. Two color title page.
Illustrated. B20th 1/1707.

Kipling, Rudyard. Pearls from Kipling. Central Connecticut State
College, New Britian, 1963. 2 3/8″ x 2 1/16″.
Colophon: Limited to 500 copies of which this is 240. Typography by
R.E.M. Lithographed at Central Connecticut State College.
Selected by C. Donald Plomer, Elihu Burritt Library, Central
Connecticut State College. Blue paper case, Japanese end paperes and
stitching, french fold. B20th 2/1702.

Bauer, Herrmann. How the Art of Printing was Invented. New
Britain: Robert Massmann, 1963. 2 ½” x 1 7/8″.
Colophon: Pages 7-35 set by hand and printed by Anton Bohm on a
Sigwalt 6 by 9 hand press. Title page border reduced from Mr. Bohm’s
handmade title page from his Literary Anecdotes. All other typography
by REM; lithographed at Central Connecticut State College. this is
copy no. 13 of a total of 400.
Stiff printed pictorial wrapper. Three-color title page. Text in 2
colors. 52 pages. B20th 3/294.

Blumenthal, Walter Hart. Wise and Otherwise, a Grave and Gay Garner. Robert E. Massmann, 1965. 2″ x 4 ft.
#235 of 250 copies. Selected by Walter Hart Blumenthal, including an
original poem. Miniature scroll with three colors. In tubular case
with printed label. B20th 5/452.

Legendary History of the Cross. New Britian, CT: Robert E.
Massman, 1965. 64pp. 2 9/16″ x 2 3/8″.
Crucifix (Maltese) in shape. Wooden front cover; handlettered INRI in
vellum attached with nails. White leather back cover. Frontispiece,
two-color titlepage. 64 woodcuts reproduced on 11 folding plates from
a Dutch book published 1483. Limited to 50 copies printed as gifts
for friends and lithographed at Central Connecticut State College.
With a preface by Massmann. The woodcuts are printed on one side only
of Japanese vellum. Exremely fine. Presentation on front-free
endpaper: “For my friend Philip Bliss, one of the finest
gentlemen I ever met. Robert E. Massmann.” B20th 6/1774.

Legendary History of the Cross. New Britian, CT: REM Miniatures,
1965. 2 3/8″ x 10 ft.
Edition of 64 copies. Miniature scroll. Frontispiece and a two color
title page. 64 woodcuts reproduced and reduced. Tubular case with
printed label. B20th 7/1775.

Massmann, Robert E. Adventures of the Flighty Old Woman. Robert E.
Massmann, 1966.
Colophon: Typography and binding by R.E.M. Lithographed at Central
Connecticut State College. Edition limited to 500, this is #443.
B20th 8/1955.

Massmann, C. Ernest. A Costly Binge. New Britain: 1966. 1″
7/8″.
Colophon: Typography and binding by Robert E. Massman. Cover,
illustrations, hand coloring and lettering by C. Ernest Massman.
Lithography by Art Press. Edition limited to 300 copies, this is copy
195. Two color title page. B20th 10.

Massmann, Robert E. ANNOUNCEMENT SIGNED OF

. Robert E. Massmann, 1967. 12 pp. 1 ½” x 1 ½”.
Announcement about a new release of Tidbit of Yersterseries volumes in
miniature. Bound in light green paper wrapper with the initials of
the title (T.O.Y.S.) printed in red on the front cover. Signed by
Robert Massmann. B20th: Not listed.

Ankenbrand, Frank Jr. Shower of Haiku. New Britain: Art Press,
1967. 2 ½” x 2 ½”.
Colophon: Of this book of years… written in friendship and printed
with loving care, forty-three copies have been printed for the natal
day of Robert Massmann. This is Number 40. Design, Typography, And
Binding REM. Printed at Art Press, New Britain.
Stiff decorative wrapper, pictorial label by Massmann. Hand colored
frontispiece. B20th 12/204.

Ankenbrand, Jr., Frank. Scroll of Birthday Haiku for Robert Massmann’s Natal Celebration. Robert E. Massmann, 1967.1 1/2″ x 1″.
Enclosed in a plastic capsule.
Edition of 225 numbered copies and 275 plain, unnumbered copies.
B20th 13/203.

Massmann, C. Ernest. The Blasphemous Old Prospector. New Britain:
Robert E. Massman, 1967.
Colophon: Typography and binding by Robert E. Massman. Cover,
illustrations, hand coloring and lettering by C. Ernest Massman.
Lithography by Art Press. #195 of 300 copies. B20th 14.

Massmann, Robert E. Win, Place, and Show or the Fund Raising Jack.
New Britain: Art Press, 1967. 1 7/8″ x 1 3/4″.
Colophon: RE- Miniature- Gift Edition. Not a Single Copy For Sale.
Design, Typography, and Binding by Robert E. Massmann. Illustrations
By C. Ernest Massmann. Printed at Art Press, New Britain.
Stiff printed pictorial wrapper. Frontis. ills. Orange. B20th
15/2012.

Ankenbrand, Frank. Haiku Broadsides. New Britain: Art Press, 1967.
1 ¼” x 2 ½”.
Colophon: Design, Typograph, and Binding by R.E.M. Printed at Art
Press, New Britain. Total edition 500, of which 200 numbered copies
plus XXV for author and review are on Japanese Bokuryu paper. Set 79.
Five folding broadsides in an individaully labelled cover. The set
enclosed in a case with pictorial cover drawn by C. Ernest Massman.
five poets, men, are represented each with one broadside of 10 haiku.
B20th 16/199.

De Yong, Joe. Injun Reasoning. Robert E. Massmann, 1967.
#195 of 300 copies. B20th 17.

Massmann, Robert E. Col. Crockett in the Parlor. New Britain:
1967. 1″ x 7/8″.
Colophon: Typography and binding by Robert E. Massman. Cover,
illustrations, hand coloring and lettering by C. Ernest Massman.
Lithography by Art Press. #195 of 300 copies. B20th 18.

Ankenbrand , Frank, Jr. Haiku Broadsides, Speries II. Robert E.
Massmann, 1968. #79 of 225 copies in the deluxe edition and 275
plain, unnumbered sets. B20th 19/200.

Thomajan, P.K. Last Will and Testament. New Britain: Robert E.
Massmann, 1968. n.p.
“Done in an edition of fory-four numbered copies for cronies, on
this, my forty-fourth birthday, also two hundred unnumbered copies
for fanciers of bibliosweets.”
“Lollipop Book”. 1″ tall stick 3″ long. Opened up on a stick. Bound
wooden base. Wooden base on blue octagon. Mine yellow paper. Several
colors. B20th 20/2880.

Massmann, Robert E. Moby Dick Meets the Pequod. Art Press, 1968. 2
5/8″ x 2 1/16″.
Colophon: Designed, executed, and hand colored by Robert E. Massman.
Drawings by C. Ernest Massman. Handmade Cover by E. Helene Sherman.
Limited to 250 copies, this is number 166. B20th 21/1992.

Dawson, Ernest. A Visit WIth Dr. R. New Britain, CT: REM
Miniatures, 1968. 22 pp. 2 5/8″ x 2″. Hand-cut filigree title page,
cloth boards. Frontis. 120 copies (plus 25 copies in second issue so
indicated). B20th 22/863.

Krepps, Patrice. Violet. New Britain: Art Press, 1968. 1 5/8″ x 1
3/8″.
Edition limited to 100 copies. Illustrations by C. Ernest Massman.
Printed at Art Press, New Britain, Conn.
100 copies. Published by C Bridge and E Cunningham. Decorative
printed wrapper over boards. B20th 23/1714.

Massmann, Robert E. Recognition Dinner in Honor of Gertrude S. Bridge. np, 1968.
Colophon: signed, For Charlotte, fondly. Bob the Balmy Bookbinder, by
Gertrude Bridge.
Stiff printed pictorial wrapper. 225 copies. Printed by Photocopy.
B20th 24.

Megillah Scroll. New Britain, CT: Robert E. Massmann, 1968.
#76 of 100 copies. Signed by Massmann. In Hebrew. In bamboo case with
bronzed metal spindle. Scroll is 1 1/2″ x 45″. Printed on 100% rag
paper. Old Testament Book of Ruth. B20th 25.

Sherman, E. Helene. Sukie’s ABC. New Britain: Art Press, nd. 1
3/8″ x 1 3/8″.
Colophon: Hand coloring by Eloise and Robert Massman. Typography and
binding by R.E.M. printed at Art Press.
A few of the 300 copies in scroll form, in tubular case with colored
pictorial label. Paper binding with red stamped title and picture on
cover. B20th 26/2737.

Sherman, E. Helene. Sukie’s ABC. Robert E. Massmann, 1968. 1-3/8″
x 1-3/4″.
Colophon: Edition of 300 copies in scroll form printed on 100% rag
paper. Contains 29 hand colored alphabet plates. Bound in stiff
yellow paper wrapped with a white ribbon. Encased inside a clear
plasic tube with a white title label wrapped around it with the title
printed in red along with an illustration. B20th 27/2738.

The Book of Esther. New Britain, CT: Robert E. Massmann, 1969. 48″
x 1-1/2″. (scroll).
This is an Hebrew scroll printed on rag paper. The title is hand
lettered and illuminated in colors and gold by E. Helene Sherman.
This is #5 of 150 copies. Bound inside a plastic medicine tube with a
title label wrapped around it. B20th 28.

The Book of Esther. np, 1969. 1 5/8″ x 1 5/8″.
Colophon: 150 copies. No. 105.
Title hand lettered and illluminated in colors and gold by E. Helene
Sherman. In stiff paperslide with paper label. B20th 29/382.

Massmann, Robert E. Elusive Bon Mots, a Gem a Day to Keep Boredom at Bay. Robert E. Massmann, 1969. 2 5/8″ x 2 5/8″.
Hexa-hexa-flexagon format. Two colors. #240 of 250 copies. Enclosed
in decorated sleeve with printed labels. B20th 30/1980.

A Recod and a Sampler. Robert E. Massmann, 1969.
#1 of 45 numbered copies. Includes: The Sowing, The Harvest, The Chaff, and sample sheets.
Part I. The Sowing. 3 1/2″ x 4″. Stiff decorated wrapper with a
printed label. Includes MOST FOUNDERS FEARED DEMOCRACY by Walter Hart
Blumenfeld.
Part II, Fascicle A. The Harvest. 2″ x 2″. Stiff decorative wrapper
with a printed label. Half of a dos-a-dos book. Chronological check
list. 200 copies of this part done separately.
Part II, Fascicle B. The Chaff. 2 1/2″ x 2″. Half of dos-a-dos book.
Sample covers, etc.
Part III, Sample sheets. Miniature scroll with decorative wrapper and
tie ribbon. 1 15/16″ x 6′. Sample pages and illustrations.
In a letter dated 4/12/80, Massmann wrote that he only did 2 sets
which included sparates of the Blumenthal and Checklist pieces, of
which this is number 1. He bound the other set in leather for
himself. B20th 31/2002.

Massmann, Robert E. Chronological Checklist of Reminiatures. New
Britain: Art Press, 1969. 2 ½” x 2″.
Colophon: Design, Typography, and Binding by R.E.M. 245 copies.
Printed at Art Press.
Stiff decorative wrapper with decorative label. Frontispiece.
Separate issue of Part II Fascicle A from no. 31. B20th 32/1971.

Ankenbrankd, Frank Jr. Haiku and Jingles, or Poems for Patty. New
Britain: Art Press, 1969-1970. 1 5/8″ x 1 3/8″.
Colophon: Design, typography, and binding by Robert E. Massmann.
Printed at Art Press. Here ends a Mini Booklet for a babe we’ve never
seen. A Toyland fairy princess As she tiptoes through a dream. 150
copies. This is number 113.
Stiff decorative light blue wrapper with printed label. Dust wrapper
sleeve with label. Illustrated. B20th 34/198.

Ankenbrand, Frank Jr. A Calendar of Haiku. New Britain: Art Press,
1970. 2″ x 2 3/8″.
Colophon: Done into an edition of 150 numbered copies by Copy 99.
Design, Typpography, and Binding by R.E.M.
Calendar folds out. In olive folded stiff paper. B20th 35/196.

Sherman, E. Helene. Sukie’s Tiny Teepee, a Sketch Book. Art Press,
1970. 20 pp. 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″.
Colophon: Only 300 copies. Hand Colored by Eloise and Robert
Massmann. Design, Typography, and Binding by R.E.M.
Teepee shape book. Pictorial stiff printed wrapper. B20th
36/2739.

Massmann, Robert E. New Girl in Town. New Britain: Art Press,
1970. 2″ x 1 7/8″.
Colophon: Design, Typography, and Binding by Robert E. Massmann.
Gradfatherly Approbation by Achille J. St. Onge. Printed at Art
Press.
Stiff wrapper. Birth announcement for grandaughter of Achille St.
Onge. 300 copies. Wrappers. B20th 37/1993.

Massman, Robert. What Every Mother Knows (or Will Know) About Blessed Eventing. np, 1971. 2 ¼” x 1 7/8″.
Colophon: Design and Typography by Robert E. Massmann. Hand lettered
pages by E. Helene Sherman. Instant Lithography by Sanford E.
Rich.
Stiff wrapper, printed label. Three hand letterred pages by E. Helene
Sherman. B20th 41.

Massmann, Robert E. Alpha and Omega, the Christian Symbol that was Haddon Klingberg. Art Press, 1971. 2″ x 1 7/8″.
Colophon: Design, Typography, and Binding by R.E.M. Illustration,
Cover Lavel and Illumination by E. Helene Sherman.
Leatherette. Gold illuminated label. Slipcase with printed label. 100
numbered copies, plus second issue, 50 unnumbered copies. Also 150
copies on plain paper unnumbered. Stiff wrapper with label. Pink
slipcase with label. Memorial to a dear friend and book of Christian
symbols. Second issue. B20th 42/1956.

Twain, Mark. A Mark Twain Turnover: Mark Twain and the Devil, and
Advice For Good Little Girls
. Art Press, 1972. 1 ½” x 1
3/8″.
Colophon: Design, Typography, Hand Coloring, and Binding by Robert E.
Massmann. llustrations by c. ernest Massmann.
Leatherette, with two pictorial labels. Slipcase witth pictorial
label. First miniature ‘turnover’ format with story beginning from
each cover. Also first with pop-up illustration. Hand colored. B20th
44/2969.

Burr, Karen. Symmography. np, 1972. 3″ x 2 3/8″.
Telescoping frenchfold, 5 page text. Decorative wrapper, and one of
two printed pictorial labels haddrawn by E. Helene Sherman. Several
hundred produced for Karen Burr in 1972. signed “Produced by Robert
E. Massmann.”
One ream of Dard Hunter Handmade Hand Cut Deckle Edge Papaer, bound
in red thread with label signed by Robert E. Massmann.
One bundle of Dard Hunter Handmade Hand Cut Deckle Edges, bound in
red thread and signed by Robert E. Massmann.
One package of Dard Hunter Handmade Hand Cut Deckle Edge Confetti,
stapled with a label signed by Robert E. Massmann. B20th: Not
listed.

Sherman, E. Helene. Tales of a Wayside Inn in Pen Drawings. New
Britain: Art Press, 1975. 1 ½” x 1 7/8″.
Colophon: Published by Robert E. Massmann. New Britain,
Connecticut.
Leatherette with pictorial label. Slipcase with pictorial label. 500
copies. B20th 45.

Sherman, E. Helene. Historic Boston, Lexington, Concord. New
Britain: Art Press, 1975. 1 ½” x 1 7/8″.
Colophon: Published by Robert E. Massmann. New Britain,
Connecticut.
In slipcase with pictorial label. Leatherette with pictorial label.
B20th 46/2733

Sherman, E. Helene. Tales of a Wayside Inn in Pen Drawings. New
Britain: Art Press, 1975. 3″ x 3 5/16″.
Colophon: Published by Robert E. Massmann, New Britain, Connecticut.
Printed at Art Press.
Limited to 500 copies. In pen drawings by E. Helene Sherman. Bound in
full leatherette with pictorial label. Numerous full page drawings.
B20th 47/2740.

Sherman, E. Helene. Historic Boston, Lexington, Concord. New
Britain: Art Press, 1975. 3″ x 3 3/8″.
Colophon: Published by Robert E. Massmann. New Britian,
Connecticut.
Drawings by E. Helene Sherman. Limted to 500 copies. In case. With
fold out map of Paul Revere’s ride. Bound in full leatherette with
pictorial label. With numerous full page drawings. B20th 48/2734

Pratt, Mildred Claire. The Music of Oberon. New Britain: Art
Press, 1975. 2″ x 1 7/8″.
Colophon: Design, Typography, Hand Coloring, and Binding by Robert E.
Massmann. Limited to 250 Numbered Copies. This is copy 187. Published
by Robert E Massmann, New Britain, Connecticut. Printed at Art
Press.
21 hand colored plates. Illustrated end leaves. Full cloth, printed
with pictorial labels. Poetry about and drawings of seashells. In
light blue slipcase. B20th 49/2420.

Massmann, Robert E. REM Magic Nursery Rhymes. New Britain: Art
Press, 1977. 2″ x 1 ¾”.
Colophon: Design and Typography by Robert E. Massmann. Handmade Title
Page by E. Helene Sherman. Illustrations by C. Ernest Massmann.
Binding by Eloise and Robert Massmann. Hand coloring by Elly, Bob and
Ernie. Tiny Tony, Printer Puskarz, ARTfully he PRESSed it. Elly, Bob
and Ernie colored, Folded, sewed, caressed it. Five and twenty score
were published. Something new to tease you; Oldsters, youngsters,
inbetweensters, Here it is to please you. Copy 113. Published by
Robert E. Massmann, New Britain Connecticut.
14 folding, hold-to-the-light plates. Full leatherette, hand sewn,
with colored pictorial label on cover. Slip case with printed label.
Illustrated end leaves. Hand colored throughout. B20th 50/2001.

Massmann, Robert E. Bibliography of REM Miniatures 1962-1978,
Embellished with original illustrations
. New Britain: Art Press,
1978. 1 15/16″ x 1 7/8″.
Colophon: Typography, Design, and binding by Robert E. Massmann. Hand
coloring by Eloise adn Robert Massmann. 250 copies. This is copy 118.
Published by Robert E Massmann. Dos-e-dos in sleeve with label: REM
EGO EXTRA, 1978, in green paper wraps. B20th 51/1959.

Massman, Robert E. Consumer Rationing in World War Two. New
Britian, CT: Art Press, 1979. 1 ½” x 2″.
Limited to 500 copies. Published by R.E.M. In red slipcase with War Ration Book Four.
War Ration Book Four (Genuine World War Ration Stamps). 1979. 1
½” x 2″.
Copy number 96. Published by Robert E. Massman in New Britian,
Connecticut. B20th 53/1975.

Massmann, Robert E. The Bibliomidgets of Achille J. St. Onge, a Memorial and a Bibliography. New Britian, CT: Art Press, 1979. 84 pp.
2 5/16″ x 1 7/8″.
Bound in red fabric, with gold stamped front cover in a paper
slipcase. 100% rag paper. Bodoni Book type. Design, typography and
binding by Robert Massmann. Edition of 1000 copies. B20th
54/1964.

Massmann, Robert. Tiny Ex Libris. New Britain: Art Press, 1979. 1
1/8″ x 1″.
Colophon: Published by Robert E. Massmann. New Britain, Connecticut.
Printed at Art Press. Signed “For Charlotte M. Smith, fondly, Robert
E. Massmann.” 250 copies, this is number 84.
Hand sewn and bound, full leatherette, with pictorial label, in
slipcase. One hand colored plate. B20th 55.

Massmann, Robert E. Prudent Policy for Seller Survival. Robert E.
Massmann, 1979. 1 3/4″ x 2 1/2″. 4pp. B20th 56/1996.

Massmann, Robert E. A Metamorphose, Human Nature. New Britain: Art
Press, 1980. 2 ½” x 2 ½”.
Colophon: Published by Robert E. Massmann. New Britain, Connecticut.
Printed at Art Press. 500 copies. This is number 30. Signed
Massmann.
Adapted by Robert E Massmann from the 1852 edition “Improved and
Published”, by D.B. Clement from the 1791 version by Thomas Clement.
Leatherette binding. In slipcase. B20th 58/1991.

Massmann, Robert E. Master Papermakers: Dard Hunter and Harrison Elliott. New Britain: Art Press, 1981. 2 ¼” x 2 3/8″
octogonical.
Colophon: Limitted to 68 copies. This is number 24. Design,
typography and binding by REM. published by Robert E Massmann, New
Britain, Connecticut. Printed at Art Press.
Octagonal binding in leatherette, hand sewn. Slip case, labels. With
samples of paper of Hunter and Elliott. #68 of 68 copies. B20th
59/1990.

Massmann, Robert E. A Boston Cordial. New Britain: Art Press,
1981. 1 ¾” x 1 5/8″.
Colophon: Limited to 500 copies. Illustrations, title, page
calligraphy, and illumination by E Helene Sherman. Typography and
binding by R.E.M. Published by Robert E Massmann, New Britain,
Connecticut. Printed at Art Press.
Title page with gold. Hand sewn and bound in full leatherette with
illustrated labels, book and slipcase. The book has reduced all the
pictures of ABC’s of Boston designed and executed by Jerome Rubin
except A. In this book it is Atheneum, in the earlier book it is
Aquarium. B20th 60/1967.

Massmann, Robert E. Benny’s Got the Dominoes. Massmann, 1981. 2
½” x 2 3/8″.
Colophon: 57 numbered copies for presentation to friends on April 2,
my fifty-seventh birthday. Also 143 unnumbered copies. This is copy
39 for Charlotte, from Bob The Book Binder. Dominus Vobiscum. 1981.
Benedictus Qui Venit in Nomine Domini.
An uninformed appreciation of the mass. In brown wrapper with label,
tied with red cord, in brown sleeve. B20th 61/1957.

Massmann, Robert E. Bibliography of REM Miniatures. New Britain:
Art Press, 1982. 2″ x 1 7/8″.
Colophon: Published by Robert E. Massmann, New Britain, Connecticut.
Typography, Design, Hand Coloring, and Binding by R.E.M. 250 numbered
copies. This is copy 63.
Synthetic leather, in orange slipcase. B20th 62/1960.

Hoffman, Henrich. Der Winzige Struwwelpeter. New Britain: Art
Press, 1982. 1 7/8″ x 2″.
Colophon: Published by Robert E. Massmann, New Britain, Connecticut.
Printed at Art Press. Limited to 300 copies. Design, typography,
photography, hand coloring and bindinb by R.E.M. Signed C. Ernest
Massman, illustrator.
The original book by Henrich Hoffmann. A somersault book. Illustrator
with handcolored, vukl leatherette, handsewn, orange slipcase and
colored pictorial label. B20th 63.

Massmann, Robert E. ERE E EME. New Britain: Art Press, 1983. 1 _”
x 2 ¼”.
Colophon: Calligraphy and Illumination by E. Helene Sherman.
Publication, Design, Typography, Hand Coloring, and Binding by Robert
E. Massmann. New Britain, Connecticut. Printed at Art Press. 59
numbered, hand colored copies to celebrate my 59th birthday, April 2,
1983. Copy No. 12. Also 241 illuminated and autographed copies, for
lovers of beauty, to celebrate my retirement.
Signed by Bob and inscribed, “For Charlotte, Love, Bob”. In sleeve
with hand colored label. The explanation for the spoof is in a folded
paper inserted into a pocket in the inside back cover. Bound in a red
synthetic with a handcolored label in a red paper sleeve also with a
hand colored label. B20th 64.

Massmann, Robert E. Spinner: F. Robert Massmann, 1983. B20th: Not
listed.

Massmann, Robert E. The Werm Turns. New Britain: Art Press, 1983.
1 7/8″ x 1 7/8″.
Colophon: Published by Robert E. Massmann, New Britain, Connecticut.
Printed at Art Press. Limited to 300 copies.
Leatherette, hand sewn. Illustrated. Colored by hand. Printed cover
label, slipcase with pictorial label. B20th 65/2010.

Massmann, Robert E. Tribute to the Arts. np, 1984. 1 ¾” x 2
¼”.
Colophon: N.A.M.E. 1984 Houseparty. Miniature Society of
Cincinnati.
A Peep Show. A conclave Keepsake, from Bob Massmann and Miriam Irwin.
With hand colored label in a sleeve with a printed label. B20th: Notl
listed.

Massmann, Robert E. Miniature Book Society Conclave Three, Checklist of Dard Hunter Books. New Britain: Art Press, 1984, 1 3/16″
x 2 5/8″.
Colophon: Design, Typography, and binding by R.E.M., New Britain,
Connecticut. Printed at Art Press. Limited to 150 copies.
From Labor Day weekend 1985. In a yellow sleeve. B20th 66/1968.

Massmann, Robert E. Dard Hunter: Miscellanious Thoughts and Reflections. Vol. 1. New Britain, CT: Robert E. Massmann, 1984.
Edition of 100 copied. Signed by Massmann. Grist from Hunter’s Mill, Dard Hunter: Thoughts. Vol. 2. n.p., Robert E. Massmann, n.d.
The two volumes are placed in a slipcase below a model of Dard
Hunter’s Lime Rock papermaking mill. B20th 67/1978.

Burgess, Thornton. The Million Little Breezes. New Britain: Art
Press, 1984. 1 7/8″ x 1 7/8″.
Colophon: Signed Robert E. Massmann. Published by Grandpa (Robert E.
Massmann). Illustrated by Daddy (C. Ernest Massmann). Hand colored by
Grandma and Grandpa (Eloise and Robert Massmann). Limited to 300
copies. Typography, Layout, Photography,a nd Binding by R.E.M.
Printed at Art Press.
A colored photograph of grandson, Seth, is the frontispiece. Bound in
dark blue synthetic material with a hand colored printed label in a
sleeve with a printed title. B20th 68/541.

Massmann, Robert. Booboos and Typos Discovered in Book Catalogues.
New Britain: Art Press, 1985. 1 ¼” x 1 ¼”.
Colophon: Published by Robert E Massmann, New Britain, Connecticut.
Printed at Art Press. 61 numbered copies for my 61st birthday, Appril
2. Also 139 unnumbered copies. Copy number 8.
Brown leatherette with orange slipcase. Printed labels, sewn by hand.
B20th 69/1966.

Warner, Charles Dudley. A Hunting of the Deer. New Britain, Art
Press, 1985. 1 7/8″ x 1 1/4″.
Colophon: Published by Robert E. Massmann New Britain Connecticut.
Printed at Art Press. Limited to 300 copies. Design, Typography, Hand
Coloring, aPhotography, and Binding by R.E.M. Cover Illustration by
C. Ernest Massmann.
Bound in brown synthetic material with pictoral label of a deer. Hand
Colored. In a yellow sleeve, with label. Extra illusrated with
colored photo of deer. Introduction by R.E.M. B20th 70/3055

Massmann, Robert E. The Saga of Lizzie Dunbar. New Britain, CT:
Robert E. Massmann, 1986. 10 pp. 2 6/16″ x 2″.
Design, Typography, Hand Coloring, and Binding by Robert E. Massmann,
New Britain, Conn. Printed at Art Press. Illustrations by C. Ernest
Massmann. Limited to 300 copies. Synthetic binding, hand-sewn,
pictorial label. Second volume accordian fold with illustration
colored. Both in slip case with printed label. Publisher’s
advertisement, 3 pp. B20th 71/2004.

Massmann, Robert. Letter from Irene. New Britain: Art Press, 1986.
1 5/16″ x 1 3/8″.
Colophon: Design, typography, hand coloring and binding by REM.
Illustrated by C. Ernest Massmann. Published by Robert E. Massmann,
New Britain, Connecticut. Printed at Art Press. Limited to 300 copies
for gourmets.
Synthetic. Paper cover with pictorial label. Slipcase. Handsewn and
hand colored. B20th 72/1987.

Massmann, Robert. REM Gospel. REM, 1983. 9/16″ x ½”.
Colophon: Copy 10. Inscribed “For Charlotte love Bob.”
In envelope lavbeled Gospel According to Massmann with design on
front, and Bob’s monogram with miniatures on flap. B20th 73/2000.

Elephant Folio of Massmann. Robert Massmann, 1983. Edition of 5000
copies. B20th: Not listed.

Massmann, Robert E. Bibliography Second Supplement 1982-1987. 12
vol. New Britain, CT: Robert E. Massmann, n.d. 1 1/8″ x 15/16″.
250 Numbered Sets, This is No. 14. Published by Robert E. Massmann,
New Britain, Connecticut. Printed at Art Press. Typography, Design,
Hand Coloring, and Binding by R.E.M.
A seperate volume for each item. Bound in synthetic red material,
attached to slipcase. 12 volumes in seperate slipcase.Twelve volumes
in a rectangle box in a slipcase with a printed label. Each volume in
limp red leatherette with printed label. This is #14. B20th
74/1961.

Bridge, Gertrude S. A Recipe for Moon Tea. New Britain, CT: Robert
E. Massmann, 1986.
Large edition of 333 copies of which this is #30; Halley’s Moon Rock
edition which this is #18 of 100 copies. B20th 75/496.

Morgan, Edward P. Books. New Briatinan, CT: REM Miniatures,
1987. 1 1/4″ x 1 9/16″, 10pp. B20th 77/ 21313ww

Wheeler, Hannah Robinson. My Parents’ Grave. np, 1988. 2 11/16″ x
2″.
Colophon: Design, layout and binding by R.E.M. Cover drawing and
lettering by C. Ernest Massmann. Typography and Letterpress Cover
Printing by Ward Schori.
Limp synthetic. Front cover illustrated by Ernest Massmann. In
slipcase. B20th 78/3241.

Massmann, Robert E. The Guest Who Stayed to Devour its Host, vol. 1 and Kudzu – Can It be Defeated?, vol. 2. Charleston, South
Carolina: 1998. 9 pp., 2 1/8″ x 2 7/16″.
Colophon: Typography by Richard A. Massmann. Illustrations by C.
Ernest Massmann.
Hand coloring by Eloise and Robert E. Massmann. Design and production
by Robert E. Massmann. B20th 79/1986.

Massmann, Robert E. Do You Have a Match. New Britain, CT: Robert
E. Massmann, 1988. Edition of 300 copies. B20th 801979.

Massmann, Robert E. Ye Olde Librarian’s Curse. New Britain,
Connecticut: REM Miniatures, 1989. 6 pp. 1″ x 7/8″.
Design, typography publication and binding by Robert E. Massmann.
Printed at Art Press.
300 copies. Signed by Massmann. Illustrated and hand-sewn.
Illustrated slipcase. B20th 81/2013.

Glasgow 1990: Cultural Capital of Europe. New Britain: Massmann,
1990. 3 ½” x 4″ at the widest.
Colophon: Keepsake of Eloise and Robert Massmann. Illus. by C. Ernest
Massmann, hand coloring by Eloise C. massmann, assembly by REM.
Design by ECM, CEM, and REM.
In a 5 sided envelope. Two inserts, one coneshpaed which unfolds into
two clovershaped illustrations each with four. Second insert:
“Ephemera not previously recorded or published jointly with others”.
Free at the eighth Conclave in Glasgow, 1990. B20th: Not listed.

Max und Moritz: Their First, Second, and Final Tricks. New
Britain: Art Press, 1990. 2 ½” x 2 ¼”.
Colophon: Published by Robert E. Massmann. New Britian, Connecticut.
Printed at Art Press. Typography, Design, Layout, and Hand Coloring
by REM. 300 copies.
Bound in green synthetic with hand colored label. In orange sleeve
with label. Illustrated. B20th 82/2029.

Massman, Robert E. Collector’s Clean Sweep: A Procedure Manual in Three Chapters. New Britian, 1991. B20th 83/1973.

Twain, Mark. War Prayer. New Britain: Art Press, 1991. 1 7/8″ x 1
7/8″.
Colophon: Publi2977shed by Robert E. Massmann, New Britain,
Connecticut. Printed at Art Press. Limited to 300 copies.
Leatherette. Hand colored pictorial cover label, slipcase, hand sewn.
B20th 84/2977.

Massmann, Robert E. One-of-a-kind Topical Miniature Stamp Albums.
San Diego, CA, 1992. n.p. 1 13/16″ x 2 1/4″.
Label designed and executed by C. Ernest Massmann. Hand colored by
Eloise C. Massmann. Overall design, typography, and binding by Robert
E. Massmann. 150 copies.
“Keepsake for M.B.S. Grand Conclave X” on back cover. With Disney
Stamps, no two alike. Signed by Massmann. With hand-colored label in
white sleeve. B20th 85/1994.

Massmann, Robert E. Bibliography of REM Miniatures Third Supplement I-II-III. Art Press, 1994. n.p. 1 7/16″ x 2 7/8″.
3 triangular volumes in a box enclosed by a slipcase, with a printed
label. Each volume in limp leatherette with printed label. When front
and back covers are touching you can read this book. Edition of 200
numbered sets. B20th 87/1962.

Webber, Msgr. Francis J. Alexander Taylor. REM Miniatures,
1994.
Edition of 33 copies. B20th 90.

M.B.S. Grand Conclave XIII IX/I – IX/IV, MVM Pasadena. np, 1995. 1
½” x 3″.
Colophon: Typography by Richard A. Massmann. Design, layout, and
binding by Robert E. Massmann. Limited to 150 copies.
Cut out of MVM bound in red sleeve with label. Shape Books and
Non-books by REM miniatures. Foreward plus listing of 37 books.
Keepsake of Eloise and Robert Massmann for M.B.S. Conclave XIII.
B20th; Not listed.

Massmann, Robert E. MVM Pasadena. REM Miniatures, 1995. B20th: Not
listed.

Massmann, Robert E. Seashells and Bluebirds. New Britain, CT: REM
Miniatures, 1995. 9 pp. 2 5/8″ x 2 1/4″.
Limited, by availability of fossils, to 155 numbered copies. This is
no. 5.
Illustrations and hand lettering by C. Ernest Massmann. Typography by
Richard A. Massmann. Hand colored by Eloise and Robert Massmann.
Design, lay-out, binding, and fossil packing by R.E.M.
Signed by R.E.M. A three cent postage stamp of a bluebird and a
mechanical birdcage inside front cover. Bound in black synthetic
leather. Printed and colored pictorial cover labels. In a divided box
which also contains a genuine marine fossil, circa 300 million years
of age. B20th: Not listed.

Joint Keepsake of the Miniature Book Society, Conclave Seven.
Cincinnati: Kurbel Books and REM Miniatures, 1989. 1 15/16″ x 1
½”.
Colophon: Design by Bob and Eloise Massman and Joseph Curran;
typography by Joseph Curran, hand coloring by Eloise Massman.
Drawings mostly by Ernest Massman and Helene Sherman. Layout and
assembly by Robert E. Massman. In a red sleeve. B20th: Not listed;
item is filed under Kurbel Books.

Massmann, Robert E. Conclave Keepsakes 1993. Robert Massmann,
1993. 11 pp. 2 1/4″ x 2 3/4″.
Colophon: Hand lettered and illustrated by C. Ernest Massmann. Hand
colored by Eloise C. Massmann. Typography by Richard A. Massmann.
Design by C.E.M. AND R.E.M. Binding by Robert E. Massmann. 150
copies.
A bibliography of all the keepsakes Bob and Eloise have made for all
the Conclaves. In red sleeve. B20th 86/1974.

Massman, Robert E. Things You Should Know About Canada.
New Britian, CT: REM Miniatures, 1994. 1 1/2″ x 2 3/8″. 10pp.
Colophon: Typography be Richard A. Massman. Desogn, layout, and binding by REM.
Signed Robert E. Massmann. 150 copies. B20th 89/2007.

Keepsake of Eloise and Robert Massman for MBS Grand Conclabe XI.
Chicago, 1993.
Complete suites of illustrations for “A Boston Cordial”, “The Werm
Turns”, and for several out-of-print REM Miniatures. (Contents vary,
according to availability of OP leftover sheets). 110 sets. B20th:
Not listed.

Weber, Francis J., Rev. Alexander S. Taylor: California’s First Bibliographer.
Np. 1994. 18 pp., 2 ½” x 2 ¼”.
Colophon: Special subscription edition, 33 numbered copies, produced
with permission of the author. Never published. Fabricated in New
Britain, Connecticut in 1994. This is copy #11. Signed by Robert E.
Massman. B20th 90/3070.

Massmann, Priscilla G. Planting the Lincoln Highway, America’s First Coast
to Coast Road
. REM Miniatures, 1997. Gift of Robert C. Bradbury. B20th/95/1953.

Massmann, Robert.  Lilliputia, Unrecorded REM Miniatures. New Britain: Art Press,
1983. 1 3/4″ x 1 5/8″.
Colophon: Design, typography, layout, and binding by R.E.M. Printed at Art Press.
Signed “For Charlotte, with love, Bob”.
6 items listed and extra illustrated with a pocket on the front fly-leaf and
another on the rear flyleaf. The first contains a booklet of five bookplates
and a calling card, and the latter contains a handcolored spinner card on REM
retirement, 250 copies. Bound in yellow stiff paper with a white printed label,
in a yellow sleeve with label. B20th 102/1988.

Massmann, Robert E. Three Tips to Tiny Tome Tyros. Robert E.
Massmann, 1983. 15/16″ x 15/16″.
Colophon: #9 of this edition, hand-written. “From a Lucky Oldtimer,”
“for Charlotte Smith”. Stitched, bound in marbled paper with a tiny
label. B20th 104/2008.

Keepsake of Eloise Robert Massman for MBS Conclave XV.
Bethlehem, Pennslyvania, 1997.
Typography by Richard A. Massman. Design, layout and fabrication by
Robert E. Massman. 150 copies. B20th: Not listed.

Massmann, Robert E. Dard Hunter Doll House. Model of Dard Hunter’s
paper mill, n.d. B20th: Not listed.

Robert Massmann’s miniature calling card and miniature book mark.
B20th: Not listed.

Massman, Robert E. Not in Adomeit. New Britain, 2001. 1
3/8 x 3″
Accordian folded sheets in paper wrapper. 1 of 150 copies created as
keepsake for MBS Conclave XIX. B20th: Not listed.