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At a Glance
A group of titles from the series. Among the authors represented are: Arnold Bennett; Willa Cather; Joseph Conrad; John Ruskin; Upton Sinclair; Mark Twain; and P. G. Wodehouse
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection is located on-site.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Tauchnitz imprints; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of the Estates of Max Lincoln Schuster, and other sources.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Schuster, Max Lincoln, Estate. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1980. Accession number--M-1980.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Entered in AMC 12/04/90.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Christian Bernhard Tauchnitz (1816-1895). Leipzig printer who began the Tauchnitz "Collection of British and American Authors" in 1842. The reprints formed the first popular series in Europe, and were widely read by English-speaking tourists. More than 5,400 titles were published over almost a century, until the stock was destroyed during the war.