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A prospectus of books to be published by The Dropmore Press during the winter 1950-1951, 1950

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

8vo, pp. 8; illustrated catalogue beginning with the press's mission statement: "The Press was founded with the simple but unusual intention of designing, printing, binding and publishing books of uncommon literary merit for those who take pleasure in good literature finely produced". The titles mentioned here include "A Portrait of Logan Pearsall Smith Drawn from his Letters & Diaries: Edited by John Russell"; "Recollections of Occurences: The Memoirs of Thomas Snagg(e)"; "The London Bookbinder, Masters & Men 1780-1806 by Ellic Howe". Retrospectus of previous titles loosely inserted.


Arrangement follows the order of the original Excel inventory.


London: The Dropmore 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 prospectus of books to be published by The Dropmore Press during the winter 1950-1951; Collection of Ephemera Relating to the Marketing of Books, RBD2, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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