The Houghton Library, 1942-1967: A Selection of Books and Manuscripts in Harvard Collections by Houghton LibraryThe Houghton Library, 1942-1967: A Selection of Books and Manuscripts in Harvard Collections by Houghton Library

The Houghton Library, 1942-1967: A Selection of Books and Manuscripts in Harvard Collections

byHoughton LibraryIntroduction byWilliam H. Bond

Hardcover | January 1, 1967

Pricing and Purchase Info

$110.50

Earn 553 plum® points

Ships within 3-5 weeks

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

Celebrating Harvard's Houghton Library's twenty-fifth anniversary, this large and sumptuous volume highlights the diversity and value of the Houghton's collections. It contains reproductions ranging from ancient and medieval manuscripts to the earliest printed books to the works of some of the twentieth-century's most important and interesting authors, artists, and designers. This work is intended not merely to celebrate the achievement of the past, but also to suggest the exciting vistas of the future.

William H. Bond was Librarian of Houghton Library, Emeritus, Harvard University.
Title:The Houghton Library, 1942-1967: A Selection of Books and Manuscripts in Harvard CollectionsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 1.98 inPublished:January 1, 1967Publisher:Harvard

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0674408500

ISBN - 13:9780674408500

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of The Houghton Library, 1942-1967: A Selection of Books and Manuscripts in Harvard Collections

Reviews

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • John Harvard
  • Thomas Hollis of Lincoln's Inn
  • Friends of the Liberty
  • Medieval Text Manuscripts
  • Incunabula
  • Early Maps
  • The Reformation
  • Erasmus
  • The William King Richardson
  • S.T.C.
  • English Literature
  • John Keats
  • Lewis Carroll
  • T.E. Lawrence
  • The Amy Lowell Collection
  • American History
  • American Literature
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Thomas Wolfe
  • Canadia
  • Russian Literature and History
  • German Literature
  • Heinrich Heine
  • Rainer Maria Rilke
  • French Literature
  • Italian Literature
  • Camoes and Cervantes
  • The History of Science
  • Music
  • The Theatre Collection
  • Printing and Graphic Arts
  • Index