This collection consists of the records of the firm Maxwell Hunley Rare Books, Beverly Hills, CA. The collection includes
correspondence, both business and personal; records of customers' collecting interests; invoices of sales and of Hunley's
purchases from other dealers; and other business records. The bulk of the papers date from 1963-1967.
Maxwell Hunley Rare Books was an antiquarian bookselling firm located on Santa Monica Boulevard in Beverly Hills, California.
Hunley specialized in Americana and modern first editions. He maintained jovial relationships with his customers and friends,
as evidenced in both his business and personal correspondence. In 2002 the Zamorano Club published an interview with Hunley,
in limited edition, entitled A true and authentic account of the life of the distinguished bibliophile and bookseller Maxwell Hunley, Esq.: as heard from
his own lips.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library,
Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright,
are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of
the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the
copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC
Regents do not hold the copyright.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.