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Finding Aid for the Hart Press Collection 1932-1961
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Box 1, Folder 1

A Letter from Stephen Reynolds of Honolulu to Thomas O. Larkin of San Francisco, November 1848 / introductory note by Adele Ogden 1948

Scope and Content Note

This item is a reprint by the Hart Press of a letter for the Book Club of California as part eleven of "Letters of the Gold Discovery". The folder contains an introductory note, a transcript of the letter, and a facsimile reproduction of the letter.
Box 1, Folder 2

Mr. Houseman's Message / by Ezra Pound [1933?]

Box 1, Folder 3

Announcement for sale of Bayside Bohemia / by Gelett Burgess; introduction by James D. Hart 1954

Box 1, Folder 4

An Essay on Scholarship / by Joseph Addison 1941

Box 1, Folder 5

Ephemera 1940-1961

Scope and Content Note

Includes "Portrait" by e.e. cummings (1940), "Christmas in Plymouth" (1961), a piece for the type specimen book of the Pelican Press by Francis Meynell and printed by Hart (1959), and an announcement for the sale of "My First Publication", edited and with introductions by Hart (1961).
 

The Cod Head / by William Carlos Williams 1932

Note

Printed at the Harvest Press, San Francisco. Unknown whether James Hart was involved in printing, but the item is a gift from Hart to the Clark Library.
 

Cruelty to Seamen: Being the Case of Nichols and Couch / by Richard Henry Dana, Jr. 1937

Note

Printed as a keepsake for the Roxburghe Club.
 

"The World Below the Brine": A Poem from the Sea-Drift Section of Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass 1892 Edition 1940

 

Constitutional Metaphors, a Review of James M. Beck's "The Constitution of the United States," originally published in 'The New Republic' of February 11, 1925 / by Thomas Reed Powell 1941

 

The Mote in the Middle Distance: A Parody of Henry James / by Max Beerbohm; illustrations by Lloyd Hoff 1946

 

Ode to the Virginian Voyage / by Michael Drayton 1946

 

After This, Sea / by Josephine Miles 1947

Scope and Content Note

Part six of the California Poetry Folios; The Book Club of California.
 

A Forty Niner's Christmas / by William Downie 1947

 

George Washington 1947

Scope and Content Note

Excerpts from a letter about George Washington written by Thomas Jefferson, January 2, 1814, to Dr. Walter Jones.
 

Three Poems by the Long Island Farmer Bloodgood H. Cutter 1948

 

Reginald's Christmas Revel / by Saki 1949

 

Berkeley: Xanadu of the San Francisco Bay / by Bret Harte 1951

 

Dickens and Christmas, as George Moore might well have described them / by Max Beerbohm 1955