Biography and History

George Braziller, Inc., is an independent publishing firm founded by George Braziller in 1955. The firm is best known for its art and architecture titles and for literature from abroad, but it also published works in the fields of history, philosophy, music, and the social sciences. Furthermore, Braziller published a number of series of works, such as the American Artist series, begun in 1965, the Library of Illuminated Manuscripts, which included facsimiles of the Tres Riches Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry (1969), and The Hours of Catherine of Cleves (1966), the Masters of World Architecture, Arts of Mankind, and the Braziller Series of Poetry, begun in 1970. A few of the many authors published by Braziller include Meyer Schapiro, Emmanuel Leroy Ladurie, Pavel Kohout, Octavio Paz, Ned Rorem, Beryl Bainbridge, Erich Kahler, Ronald J. Glasser, Anselm Kiefer, Jean-Paul Sartre, Claude Mauriac, and David Malouf.

Source: From the finding aid for C0795

  • Archives of George Braziller, Inc. 1960s-1995 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0795

    George Braziller, Inc., is an independent publishing firm founded by George Braziller in 1955. This collection consists of the firm’s records, including press releases, reviews, correspondence and business files.