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The Houghton Library, 1942–1967

The Houghton Library, 1942–1967

A Selection of Color Reproductions

Harvard University Houghton Library

ISBN 9780674408500

Publication date: 01/01/1967

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.

Book Details

  • 272 pages
  • Houghton Library of the Harvard College Library
  • Introduction by William H. Bond