Newly catalogued • Hodder and Stoughton dustjackets

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Wrappers of books published by Hodder and Stoughton Limited (London, 1900-1940)
Call number: (Ex) 2010-0025E

Freshest advices! A complete listing of this collection is now available (4 August 2008). See http://libweb2.princeton.edu/rbsc2/misc/H-S-summa.pdf

A collection of approximately 1200 wrappers and dust jackets, in albums and loose [viz. 2 vols. and 3 boxes], originally part of the publisher's archives. Items mounted on leaves, arranged as follows:

[H&S vol 1] Bound in brown cloth, Guildhall Library shelfmark on spine: Ms 16346A vol 1, ca. 1920-40: books at 9d, also (inverted at end) at 2s; [H&S vol 2] Bound in brown cloth, Guildhall Library shelfmark on spine: Ms 16346A vol 3, ca. 1920-40: books at 2s, also (inverted at end) at 2/6, 3/6 and 5s.; [H&S box 1 - unit 1] Leaves (brown) with wrappers for books at 2s "Yellow Jacket" series, leaves numerated in white 1 to 50, probably ca 1920-1940 [approx. 53]; [H&S box 1 - unit 2] Leaves (brown) with wrappers for books at 3/6 and 2s, leaves numerated in yellow 2 to 71, leaves 2 to 51, books at 3/6, leaves 52 to 71, books at 2s Probably ca 1920-1940 [approx 60] ; [H&S box 2] 38 leaves (white) with wrappers for books at 1s. 2s, 2/6, 6s, leaves numerated and not numerated [approx 75] ;
[H&S box 3 - unit 1] Leaves (brown) with wrappers for books at 3/6, some "Yellow Jacket Western" series, leaves numerated in yellow 52 to 58 [approx. 18]; [H&S box 3 - unit 2] Leaves (brown) with wrappers for books at 9d and unpriced, leaves numerated in white: 25, 10[1], 10[2], 113 [approx. 12] ; [H&S box 3 - unit 3] 18 leaves (brown) with wrappers for books at 9d and various prices, leaves not numerated -- [approx 70] ; [H&S box 3 - unit 4] 45 torn fragments of leaves (brown) with wrappers for books at 9d and various other prices [approx. 45]; [H&S box 3 - unit 5] 26 cut fragments of leaves (brown) with wrappers for books at 9d and various other prices [approx. 26] ; [H&S box 3 - unit 6] 23 unmounted wrappers [23]

Provenance: Princeton collection formerly on deposit at the Guildhall Library, London. In March 2001, Hodder and Stoughton withdrew these and eventually sold them. Princeton purchased this lot from a Boston bookseller in April, 2007.

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Email: ferguson@princeton.edu

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