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Pages from the Past Collection


Stites, Alfred W., compiler.


Pages from the Past Collection


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.

Table Of Contents

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


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Alternative Title

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

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