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Guide to John Steinbeck; a collection of books and manuscripts, the Harry Valentine collection (catalogue eight): the publisher's archive, 1974-1980
Special Collections M0863  
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Box 1, Folder 1 - 7

364-page manuscript, with printer's setting notes and corrections

Box 1, Folder 8

3-page typescript of bibliographer John Payne's introduction to the catalogue, marked up for printer.

Box 1, Folder 9 -10

92-page first mock-up of catalogue, folded signatures, extensively annotated throughout by the designer/printer and Morrow.

Box 1, Folder 11

35-page sample galleys, including Payne's proofs, and suggested layouts for pages, with annotations in the printer's hand.

Box 1, Folder 12

49 folios, corrected first long galleys, very extensively corrected and altered in several hands troughout -- including notes which are of bibliographic significance, additions made in proofs of specific information about Steinbeck items.

Box 1, Folder 13

25 folios, second galleys, printed on proofing paper.

Box 1, Folder 14

154-page, first page proofs, with corrections, on proofing paper, and with several variant titlepages.

Box 2, Folder 1

152-page, first page proofs, clean set

Box 2, Folder 2

46 original photographs, black-and-white prints of all Steinbeck books, foreign editions, manuscripts, drawings, etc. Some not included in the catalogue.

Box 2, Folder 3 - 5

3 publisher's file copies of paperback edition

Box 2, Folder 6 - 7

3 publisher's file copies of hardcover edition

Box 3, Folder 1

Publisher's file copies of hardcover edition (cont. from 2-7)

Box 3, Folder 2

Adrian Goldstone and John Payne. JOHN STEINBECK: A Bibliographical Catalogue of the Goldstone Collection. Austin: Humanities Reasearch Center, 1974. First Edition. Morrow's working copy with literally hundreds of penciled notes throughout, correctiong bibliographic errors in Goldstone/Payne, adding considerable information on issue points and textual matters, giving prices of copies recently offered, variants, etc. Original acetate dust jacket, as issued. An important copy with invaluable, unpublished bibliographic data.

Box 3, Folder 3 - 4


Box 4

Large folios, final mock-up of collection catalogue, with photos, about two dozen folios on translucent paper, annotated by the printer. Plus color proofs of cover samples, proofs of titlepage illustration.

Physical Description: Oversized Materials