Contents and Arrangement

A list of books in belles lettres issued in choice and limited editions. MDCCCXCI-MDCCCCVII, 1907

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

8vo, pp. 67, [1]; original blue wrappers printed in red and black (some minor soiling), toning along edges, small loss to lower-right hand corners not affecting text. A complete list of titles from all the series of the press, including "The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe with an essay on his poetry by Andrew Lang" and Robert Browning's "Pippa Passes," both from the Old World Series; "Prose Selections by Oscar Wilde" from the Brocade Series; a complete list of the contents from the serial "The Bibelot"; W.B. Yeats's "The Land of Heart's Desire" and "A Little Garland of Celtic Verse," both from the Lyric Garland series; "A Little Book of Nature Thoughts from Walt Whitman" from the Vest Pocket series; Dante Gabriel Rossetti's "Hand and Soul"; "The Poems of Oscar Wilde"; Robert Louis Stevenson's "Father Damien"; Rennell Rodd's "Rose Leaf and Apple Leaf" with an introduction by Oscar Wilde; and Percy Bysshe Shelley's "A Defense of Poetry". Index at end. Order form, "Special Instructions," and envelope laid in.


Arrangement follows the order of the original Excel inventory.


Portland, Maine: Mosher Books

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 copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Credit this material:

A list of books in belles lettres issued in choice and limited editions. MDCCCXCI-MDCCCCVII; Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, RBD2, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (ex): Box B-000875

Find More