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A & C Black Book Collection: Finding Aid
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Description
This collection contains nearly 600 monographs published by British publishing firm A & C Black from the late 1800s through the 1950s (bulk 1901-1936). The volumes cover a variety of subjects including travel in Great Britain and abroad, antiquities, art, history of various civilizations, social life and customs of various cultures, natural history, literary classics and other literature (especially juvenile), gardening, military art and science, recreation, and transportation.
Background
The firm of Adam and Charles Black, known as A & C Black, was a 19th and 20th-century Edinburgh and London publisher; founded in 1807.
Extent
598 items
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.