Yale University (New Haven), Library
Faber du Faur (Curt von), 1890-1965

German Baroque literature : a catalogue of the collection in the Yale University Library

New Haven, Yale University Press, 1958
(26 cm), xlii, 496 pp., 13 illustrations. Publisher’s orange cloth, printed dust jacket. - In 1944-1945 Faber du Faur had negotiated the sale of his outstanding collection (some 7500 items) to Yale University Library, and thereafter served as its curator of German literature. “An extraordinarily interesting catalog of little-known books with a stimulating commentary. I have read many catalogs but do not recall another that I have read from cover to cover” (from a review by Archer Taylor, in The Library Quarterly, volume 29, 1959, pp.57-59). “This is a standard work and deserves to remain so for a very long time” (from a review by Leonard Forster, in The Book Collector, Summer 1959, pp.200-204). Donald C. Dickinson, Dictionary of American Book Collectors (New York 1986), p.322. ¶ Small chips to dust jacket. Good copy.
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