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 Shakespeare Library items. The Huth family library was dispersed between 1911 and 1920, totalling "8357 lots spread over nine sections." 
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 and LUNA Digital Image
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 and LUNA Digital Image
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 and LUNA Digital Image
A selection of bookplates from the Huth family.
- ↑ 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