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Little Leather Library Collection
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Little Leather Library Collection
    Dates: 1921
    Collection Number: MC075
    Creator/Collector: Little Leather Library Corporation.
    Extent: 0.2 linear feet
    Repository: UC Davis. Special Collections
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Abstract: Nineteen pocket-size copies of the works of writers such as Shakespeare, Kipling, Plato, and Dickens.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    Little Leather Library Collection. UC Davis. Special Collections

    Biography/Administrative History

    The Little Leather Library Corp. of New York was the first to mass-market inexpensive books in the United States. Founded in 1916 by Albert Boni, Harry Scherman and Maxwell Sackheim, the Little Leather Library made available literary classics in miniature editions.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Nineteen pocket-size copies of the works of writers such as Shakespeare, Kipling, Plato, and Dickens.

    Indexing Terms

    Literature publishing -- History -- 20th century.