Fine Press prospectuses and ephemera
Held at: Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department [Contact Us]Philadelphia, PA, 19103
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
This is an artificial collection of materials received and arranged by the Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia.
This collection includes fine press materials received by the Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia. The bulk of the collection consists of prospectuses for upcoming publications, but there are also advertisements, greeting cards, keepsakes, order blanks, and samples. Over forty fine presses and printers from the United States, Canada, and England are represented, with the largest contributors being the Stanbrook Abbey Press and the Tudor Press.
The collection is arranged alphabetically by press or printer name.
- Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department
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- Finding aid prepared by Caitlin Goodman
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- Access Restrictions
This collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
The right of access to material does not imply the right of publication. Permission for reprinting, reproduction, or extensive quotation from the rare books, manuscripts, prints, or drawings must be obtained through written application, stating the use to be made of the material. The reader bears the responsibility for any possible infringement of copyright laws in the publication of such material. A reproduction fee will be charged if the material is to be reproduced in a commercial publication.