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An exhibition catalogue of materials from the Carl H. Pforzheimer collection of books, manuscripts and letters of the late-nineteenth century British novelist George Gissing. The exhibition includes the first editions of all Gissing’s major books published during his lifetime, a few representative posthumous publications, the more important of the Pforzheimer Gissing manunscripts, and a…

This catalogue, and the exhibition it describes, are attempts to make better known some of the remarkable books and manuscripts gathered by J.K. Lilly, Jr., once collected for his private use, and now enjoyed and studied by so many at the Lilly Library. Additionally, the catalogue provides a glimpse of the collector himself, whose taste, knowledge, and diligence brought together one of the finest…

This small book was published to accompany an exhibition drawn from the Desmond and Mary MacCarthy papers which consist of letters, manuscripts, typescripts, notebooks, radio scripts, tear sheets, school reports, diaries and drawings. Although the MacCarthys are usually considered as peripheral members of the Bloomsbury Group, the selections from the Lilly Library’s collection enable a…

This catalogue describes an exhibition focusing on the illustration of popular literature during the nineteenth century. In his introduction to the exhibition, Stephen Cape notes that the exhibition aimed to “survey changes in British book illustration during the nineteenth century, as methods of reproduction came into favor and fell into disuse, and as individual artists rose to prominence,…

This catalogue describes an exhibition of books and manuscripts taken from the Keith H. Baker collection of twentieth-century writers. Featured in the exhibition are works by Eugene O’Neill, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe, John Steinbeck, Tennessee Williams, W. Somerset Maugham, August Derleth, Saul Bellow, Norman Mailer, Truman Capote, John Updike, Jerzy Kosinski, and Philip…

An exhibition catalogue that broadly surveys the types of manuscripts to be found in the Lilly Library’s modern British and American literary holdings. Featured collections include the papers of Upton Sinclair, Louis Untermeyer, Max Eastman, Oscar Williams, Edith Wharton, the “Angry Young Men” (George Barker, Frank Norman, John Osborne and Harold Pinter), Ted Hughes, Sylvia…

This catalogue describes an exhibition held to commemorate the two-hundredth-and-fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Samuel Richardson’s Pamela by displaying the Lilly Library’s holdings of British novels from Pamela to the present. The Lilly Library acquired these novels after a comprehensive evaluation of what British fiction holdings a good university library ought to have.…

The two-page manuscript of Auld Lang Syne, which has been described as the earliest in existence, has had a distinguished history. It was originally part of a long letter from Burns to a Mrs. Dunlop, dated December 7, 1788, most of which is now in The Pierpont Morgan Library in New York. (From: Joel Silver, J.K. Lilly Bibliophile, 1993.)

The original autograph manuscript of Peter Pan contains a great deal more material than appeared in the published version, including a number of corrections, deletions, variations, and Barrie's illustration of part of Never Land. The manuscript is inscribed to Maude Adams, the actress who originated the stage role of Peter Pan.