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Henry Huth (1815–1878) was a book collector and bibliophile, and father of Alfred Henry Huth (1850–1910), also a noted bibliophile. The Huths were prior owners of a number of Folger items. The Huth family library was dispursed between 1911 and 1920, totalling "8357 lots spread over nine sections." <ref>P. R. Quarrie, ‘Huth, Alfred Henry (1850–1910)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/34077, accessed 20 Jan 2015]</ref>
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Henry Huth (1815–1878) was a book collector and bibliophile, and father of Alfred Henry Huth (1850–1910), also a noted bibliophile. The Huths were prior owners of a number of Folger items. The Huth family library was dispursed between 1911 and 1920, totalling "8357 lots spread over nine sections." <ref>P. R. Quarrie, ‘Huth, Alfred Henry (1850–1910)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/34077| accessed 20 Jan 2015]</ref>
  
 
===Notable Items now at the Folger===
 
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A selection of bookplates from the Huth family.
 
A selection of bookplates from the Huth family.
 
[[File:Huth exlibris v.b.110.jpg|200px|left|thumb|Huth Exlibris, from v.b.110]]
 
[[File:Huth exlibris v.b.110.jpg|200px|left|thumb|Huth Exlibris, from v.b.110]]
[[File:Huth ExLibris2 STC 23089.jpg|200px|left|thumb|Huth Exlibris, from STC 23089, Edmund Spenser's ''The shepheardes calender'']]
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[[File:Huth ExLibris2 STC 23089.jpg|200px|middle|thumb|Huth Exlibris, from STC 23089, Edmund Spenser's ''The shepheardes calender'']]
  
 
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Henry Huth (1815–1878) was a book collector and bibliophile, and father of Alfred Henry Huth (1850–1910), also a noted bibliophile. The Huths were prior owners of a number of Folger items. The Huth family library was dispursed between 1911 and 1920, totalling "8357 lots spread over nine sections." [1]

Notable Items now at the Folger

Huth bookplates

A selection of bookplates from the Huth family.

Huth Exlibris, from v.b.110
Huth Exlibris, from STC 23089, Edmund Spenser's The shepheardes calender
  1. P. R. Quarrie, ‘Huth, Alfred Henry (1850–1910)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 20 Jan 2015