Skip to main content
Harvard University Press - home
The Philip Hofer Collection in the Houghton Library

The Philip Hofer Collection in the Houghton Library

Edited by William H. Bond

ISBN 9780976547211

Publication date: 05/31/2005

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.


  • William H. Bond was Librarian of Houghton Library, Emeritus, Harvard University.

Book Details

  • 41 pages
  • 0-1/4 x 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches
  • Houghton Library of the Harvard College Library