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Limited Editions Club records RHC-68

Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49503



Repository: Grand Valley State University Special Collections & University Archives
creatorLemmen, Harvey
creatorLimited Editions Club.
Title: Limited Editions Club records
Dates: 1929-1992
Quantity: 0.35 Linear feet(1 box)
Identification: RHC-68
Language:

Collection Description

Collection includes correspondence between George Macy and book designers, illustrators, printers, editors and authors. The collection also includes first-day cover for a stamp in commemoration of the Festival of Britain 1851-1951, designed and signed by Edmond Dulac, sketches by illustrators, correspondence from T.M. Cleland to Philip Duschnes, and from Sidney Shiff to Harvey Lemmen, club announcements and ephemera. Also includes guestbook used for the exhibition of the George Macy Memorial Collection of books published by the Limited Editions Club, part two, 1957-1968 held in the rotunda of the Low Memorial Library, Columbia University, from 27 November 1968 to 14 February 1969. The guestbook contains signatures of individuals who attended the exhibition, including many famous for their connection to the Club.


Administrative History

The Limited Editions Club was founded in 1929 by George Macy to publish finely made and finely illustrated limited editions ofb the classics of literature - and a few carefully selected contemporary titles. The Limited Editions Club issued up to twelve books each year to a small group of subscribers.


Bennett, Paul A., 1897-1966
Book design
Chiswick Book Shop.
Cleland, T.M., (Thomas Maitland), 1880-1964
Dusches, Philip C.
Dwiggins, W.A., (William Addison), 1880-1956
Fortney, Frank D., (Frank David)
Heritage Club.
Illustration of books
Limited Editions Club.
Macy, George
Shiff, Sidney
Stelle, Frederic Dorr, 1873-1944

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Publication Rights

For information on copyright or permissions for this collection, contact Grand Valley State University Special Collections.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Limited Editions Club record (RHC-68). Special Collections & University Archives, Grand Valley State University Libraries.

Source of Acquisition

Donated by Harvey Lemmen.


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