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German Publishers Prospectuses, 1920-1940

 Collection
Identifier: MS145

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of publishing prospectuses issued between 1920 and 1940 by German publishers and booksellers, though the bulk of them are most likely from 1930 to 1938. The firms are predominantly from Berlin, Leipzig, Munich and Vienna, and although there are only one or two examples from most firms, a few are represented by several prospectuses. These include Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, A. Anton & Co., Bernina Verlag, Bertelsmann Verlag, Beyer Verlag, Bibliographisches Institut, Breitkopf & Hartel, Brockhaus, and Bruckmann.

Dates

  • 1920 - 1940
  • Majority of material found within 1930 - 1938

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.

Extent

1 Boxes

Language of Materials

German

Abstract

This collection consists of publishing prospectuses issued between 1920 and 1940 by German publishers and booksellers, though the bulk of them are most likely from 1930 to 1938. The firms are predominantly from Berlin, Leipzig, Munich and Vienna, and although there are only one or two examples from most firms, a few are represented by several prospectuses. These include Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, A. Anton & Co., Bernina Verlag, Bertelsmann Verlag, Beyer Verlag, Bibliographisches Institut, Breitkopf & Hartel, Brockhaus, and Bruckmann.

Arrangement

This collection of prospectuses from German publishers, 1920-1940, has been arranged in alphabetical order by publisher.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was purchased from Paul Breman in 1983.

Separated Materials

Der B├╝cherspiegel from the firm of Willi Bischoff can be found in the online catalog.
Title
Guide to the German Publishers Prospectuses, 1920-1940
Author
Sigrid P. Perry
Date
March 2008; April 20, 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

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