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Pages from the Past Collection


Pages from the Past Collection
Pages from the past. : Original leaves from rare books and manuscripts. Portfolio set I: History of the written word.


Washington, D.C. : Foliophiles, Inc.




Pages from the Past is a collection of original manuscript and rare book leaves compiled and sold by a New York book dealer Alfred W. Stites from 1964 to 1967. Each set of Pages from the Past is unique. This collection is labeled Set no. I, “The History of the Written Word”. This is version “B” from the Stites’ third “release” of sets. Within the set I it is no.14 of 15 sets.


This collection is fully digitized and is accessible at the University of Missouri Digital Library. The collection is available to all researchers. Request materials for use in the Special Collections reading room.


The finding aid for the Pages from the Past collection is included in the inventory for printed leaves and ephemera.

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