Contents and Arrangement

The printers' Valhalla, 1947

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

8vo, unpaginated; prospectus catalogue for this series of books, each "devoted to an individual whose career contributed to the development of bookmaking during the five hundred years since the invention of typography". Titles to include "Daniel Berkeley Updike and the Merrymount Press," "Isaiah Thomas of Worcester, Massachusetts," "Gregory Dexter of London and New England," and "Peter Schoeffer of Gernsheim and Mainz". Integral order form addressed to the Chiswick Book Shop, New York, NY.


Arrangement follows the order of the original Excel inventory.


Rochester, New York: Printing House of Leo Hart

Collection History

Processing Information

Finding aid created via automated processes by Regine Heberlein, 2017.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing 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. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Associate University Librarian for Special Collections. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

The printers' Valhalla; Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, RBD2, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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