The Macmillan Company, Boston

7.0 issue

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Collection Creator: Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections..

Dates: 1929-1944.

Extent: 7.0 issue

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Description

Heavily detailed catalogs: many titles are advertised with a both a full-page illustration and a full-page description. All illustrated in black and white with at least a few photographic illustrations. Catalogs aimed at children as well as adult buyers: 1931 issue advertises itself as “a picture book of all the new books" available; 1937 issue oriented in landscape to read like a picture book. 1932 issue stamped "The Tuttle Company, Rutland, Vermont." Of special note: 1944 issue includes subject headings for "Our Armed Forces" and "Our Fighting Men," as well as a volume titled "Peoples of the USSR" by Anna Louise Strong, advertised with a Stalin quote: "The greatest wealth of a land is people."

Arrangement

Chronological

Preferred Citation

The Macmillan Company, Boston; 1929-1944; Publishers' and Retailers' Catalogs, , Princeton University Library.

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    Title Date Container
    Reading Lists, The 1929 Catalog of Macmillan Books for Boys and Girls 1929 Box 1, Folder 13
    Macmillan Books for Boys and Girls 1931 Box 1, Folder 13
    Macmillan Books for Boys and Girls 1932 Box 1, Folder 13
    Macmillan Books for Boys and Girls 1934 Box 1, Folder 13
    Macmillan Books for Boys and Girls 1936 Box 1, Folder 13
    Macmillan Books for Boys and Girls, Christmas issue 1937 Box 1, Folder 13
    Macmillan Books for Children Everywhere 1944 Box 1, Folder 13

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