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Braziller, George, 1917-
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Archives of George Braziller, Inc
Manuscripts Division
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59 boxes and 24.6 linear feet
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Firestone Library (mss): Boxes 1-58; 12A


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.

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of records, including press releases, reviews, correspondence and business files, of George Braziller, Inc.


Arranged in one alphabetical author/title series.

Collection Creator Biography:

Braziller, George, 1917-

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.

Collection History


Gift of the author.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Permission to publish Janet Frame material must be obtained from the Janet Frame Literary Trust, P.O. Box 6160, Dunedin, New Zealand (phone: +64 3 4559397).

Credit this material:

Archives of George Braziller, Inc; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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