Contents and Arrangement

1950 prospectus, 1949

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

12mo, pp. 16; 2 plates, illustrations throughout; original red pictorial wrappers, mostly fine. Titles listed in this catalogue include Thackeray's "Henry Esmond"; "Poems of Keats"; Flaubert's "Salambo"; "Voltaire's England," with engravings by Hogarth; "The Iliad of Homer"; William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"; Prévost's "Manon Lescaut," with a study by Edward Sackville-West; and Melville's "Typee". Also includes a list of recent publications (including "Grimm's Folk Tales," with etchings by George Cruikshank; and "The Odyssey of Homer). Enrollment form printed on p. 15.


Arrangement follows the order of the original Excel inventory.


New York: Folio Society.

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:

1950 prospectus; Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, RBD2, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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