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Maxwell Hunley Rare Books records, 1930-1992
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Background
Maxwell Hunley Rare Books was an antiquarian book firm originally located in Beverly Hills, California and later in Pasadena and South Pasadena, California. Maxwell Hunley moved to Los Angeles in 1930, where he began his career as an antiquarian bookseller. His specialties were American and English literary classics, but he also sold western Americana, fine press books, tooled leather bindings, juveniles, color-plate books and prints. One of Hunley's important early customers was Estelle Doheny. The majority of his sales were made to institutions, including the Huntington Library.
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3 boxes
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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.
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