Huth library

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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

Huth Exlibris, from v.b.110
Huth Exlibris, from STC 23089, Edmund Spenser's The shepheardes calender

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