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J.K. Lilly Jr., bibliophile

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Title

J.K. Lilly Jr., bibliophile

Description

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 groups of books and manuscripts assembled in this century. J.K. Lilly Jr. collected in the fields of American literature, English literature, World Literature, Americana, Science and Medicine. The catalogue concludes with a list of Lilly’s booksellers.

Creator

Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Silver, Joel, 1951-

Publisher

Bloomington : Lilly Library.

Date

1993

Format

79 p., 8 leaves of plates : ill., port., facsims. ; 28 cm.

Identifier

Lilly Library Z881.I394 L72

PURL: http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/general/VAB9928
Date Added
September 14, 2011
Collection
Lilly Library Exhibition Catalogues
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Citation
Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington), “J.K. Lilly Jr., bibliophile ,” The Lilly Library Digital Collections, accessed July 31, 2014, http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/digital/collections/items/show/913.
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