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Collection of publishers' advertising pamphlets, ca. 1900-1920s
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Box 1

Publishers' advertising pamphlets from C. C. Parker and Fowler Brothers Bookstores, ca. 1910s-1920s.

Scope and Content Note

Approximately 90 publishers' advertising pamphlets from two Los Angeles bookstores. Mostly issued by Bobbs-Merrill, Scribner, Macmillian, Alfred A. Knopf, and Doran Books. The majority of advertising pamphlets include monthly book lists, books of the seasons, books for presents, novels/new books of the year, and summer reading lists.
Box 2

Publishers' advertising pamphlets, ca. 1900s-1920s.

Scope and Content Note

Approximately 132 publishers' advertising pamphlets from primarily Los Angeles bookstores with approximately five pamphlets from Chicago based bookstores. Pamphlets mostly issued by Bobbs-Merrill Company, Rand McNally and Company, Doubleday, Page & Co., Harper & Brothers. The majority of advertising pamphlets include monthly books lists, magazine guides, lists of books on health, as well as individual advertisements for upcoming books.