University of Delaware Library

Wolfe, Richard J.

Louis Herman Kinder and fine bookbinding in America : a chapter in the history of the Roycroft Shop : galley proofs

1985


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F839


Creator: Wolfe, Richard J.


Title: Louis Herman Kinder and fine bookbinding in America : a chapter in the history of the Roycroft Shop : galley proofs


Inclusive Dates: 1985


Extent: 1 item (40 p.) ; 20 x 60 cm.


Abstract: This item comprises the original galley proofs for Richard J. Wolfe’s and Paul McKenna’s book, Louis Herman Kinder and fine bookbinding in America : a chapter in the history of the Roycroft Shop, as published by Bird & Bull Press in 1985.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F839, Richard J. Wolfe and Paul McKenna, Louis Herman Kinder and fine bookbinding in America : a chapter in the history of the Roycroft Shop : galley proofs, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

F839: Shelved in SPEC MSS 099 oversize galleys

Location

Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library / Newark, Delaware 19717-5267 / Phone: 302-831-2229 / Fax: 302-831-6003 / URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/

Source

Purchase, January 2009.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, March 2009.


The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library, http://www.lib.udel.edu/cgi-bin/askspec.cgi


Biographical Notes

Richard J. Wolfe was the curator of rare books and manuscripts in The Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine at Harvard University and the Joseph Garland Librarian of the Boston Medical Library. He has written on the subjects of early American music publishing, nineteenth-century color printing, the book arts, and marbled paper. He is the author of Marbled paper, its history, techniques and patterns (1990).Paul McKenna is the author of A History and bibliography of the Roycroft Printing Shop.

Sources:

Wolfe, Richard J. Marbled paper, its history, techniques and patterns. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c1990.

McKenna, Paul. A History and bibliography of the Roycroft Printing Shop. North Tonawanda, N.Y. : Tona Graphics, c1986.


Scope and Content Note

This collection comprises the original galley proofs for Richard J. Wolfe’s and Paul McKenna’s book, Louis Herman Kinder and fine bookbinding in America : a chapter in the history of the Roycroft Shop, as published by Bird & Bull Press in 1985. The proofs bear numerous handwritten corrections and editorial notes by publisher Henry Morris.


Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
Kinder, Louis Herman.
Corporate Names
Roycroft Shop--History--Sources.
Topical Terms
Bookbinding--20th century--Sources.
Book industries and trade--20th century--Sources.
Form/Genre Terms
Galley proofs.
Personal Contributors
McKenna, Paul.
Morris, Henry, 1925-

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.


Detailed Contents List

Louis Herman Kinder and fine bookbinding in America, 1985   [F839] (Removed to: SPEC MSS 099 oversize galleys)

1 item (40 p.)

Original galley proofs for Richard J. Wolfe’s and Paul McKenna’s book, Louis Herman Kinder and fine bookbinding in America : a chapter in the history of the Roycroft Shop, as published by Bird & Bull Press in 1985. The proofs bear numerous handwritten corrections and editorial notes by publisher Henry Morris.