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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>
 
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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===Notable items now at the Folger===
 
[http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?Search_Arg=Huth&Search_Code=NAME_&CNT=50&PID=elpSM1W2_znYGSmDyaIWFy4q0VoUi&BROWSE=12&HC=352&SID=6 352 items in Hamnet] have the former owner "Huth Library." Below are some notable examples.
 
[http://shakespeare.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?Search_Arg=Huth&Search_Code=NAME_&CNT=50&PID=elpSM1W2_znYGSmDyaIWFy4q0VoUi&BROWSE=12&HC=352&SID=6 352 items in Hamnet] have the former owner "Huth Library." Below are some notable examples.
  

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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

352 items in Hamnet have the former owner "Huth Library." Below are some notable examples.

Henry Oxinden, Miscellany of Henry Oxinden [manuscript], ca. 1642-1670. Call number: V.b.110 [Luna link]

Edmund Spenser, The shepheardes calender. London: Printed by Hugh Singleton, dwelling in Creede Lane neere vnto Ludgate at the signe of the gylden Tunne, and are there to be solde, 1579. Call number: STC 23089 [Luna link]

Robin Good-Fellovv, his mad prankes and merry iests. Full of honest mirth, and is a fit medicine for melancholy. London: by Thomas Cotes, and are to be sold by Francis Groue, 1639. Call number: STC 12017 [Hamnet link]

Huth bookplates

Huth Exlibris, from v.b.110
Huth Exlibris, from STC 23089, Edmund Spenser's The shepheardes calender
Huth Exlibris, from STC 9, Martin Aray's Discoverie and confutation of a tragical fiction

A selection of bookplates from the Huth family.

  1. P. R. Quarrie, ‘Huth, Alfred Henry (1850–1910)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 20 Jan 2015