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The Philip Hofer Collection in the Houghton Library

Edited by William H. Bond

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$10.00 • £7.95 • €9.00

ISBN 9780976547211

Publication: May 2005

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This book records the proceedings of a symposium held in conjunction with the 1988 exhibition of the Philip Hofer bequest to the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts at Houghton Library. Contributors include William H. Bond, Charles Ryskamp, Arthur Vershbow, William Bentinck-Smith, and Lucien Goldschmidt. Their recollections of one of Harvard College Library’s most generous donors provide a fascinating portrait of one of America’s great bibliophiles.