Contents and Arrangement

Stendhal: The private journals of Stendhal, 1954

1 box

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Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Bifolium, 8vo; illustrated prospectus for this limited edition of 175 copies; "hand-set in Romanée type from the Enschedé foundry in Holland, and printed by hand on an 1830 Acorn-Smith press; the paper is hand-made Crown and Sceptre from England, printed damp. The book is decorated with handsome wood engravings done by Mallette Dean in the French manner of the early Nineteenth century. There are 150 quarto pages, which we have bound in a handmade, antique crimson and gold Fortuny print from Venice"; distributed by the Chiswick Book Shop, New York. Order form loosely inserted. Comes with the original envelope in which this prospectus was mailed, addressed to E.G. Wulling and postmarked Dec 2 1954.


Arrangement follows the order of the original Excel inventory.


Author: Stendhal

New York: L-D Allen Press

Collection History

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

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Open for research.

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Credit this material:

Stendhal: The private journals of Stendhal; Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, RBD2, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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