Contents and Arrangement

A retrospect and prospectus, 1948

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

4to, pp. 15; black and white illustrations, many full-page, throughout; original white wrappers printed in red and black (some soiling); interior fine. Provides lists of titles by subject and series, including A. Bredius's "Rembrandt's Paintings" (from the select list of Dutch and Flemish art); Leo van Puyvelde's "Flemish Drawings" (from the Drawings in the Collection of H.M. the King at Windsor Castle); Enrique Lafuente's "The Paintings of Velazquez" (from the list of Spanish Art); W. Uhde's "The Impressionists" (from the list Great Masters of the Past Hundred Years); Jacob Burckhardt' "The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy" (from the Phaidon Pocket Editions); and William Cohn's "Chinese Painting" (from the list Some New Phaidon Books). Typescript announcement printed on Oxford University Press letterhead of the publication of the Press's "Pre-Raphaelite Painters," by Robin Ironside and John Gere, laid in.


Arrangement follows the order of the original Excel inventory.


New York: Phaidon Press

Collection History

Processing Information

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

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

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Credit this material:

A retrospect and prospectus, 1923-1948; Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, RBD2, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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