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Book collecting

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Arthur S. Dayton, Correspondence and Catalogs regarding Purchase of Rare Books

Collection Number: A&M 1723
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Arthur Spencer Dayton (1887-1948), prominent Charleston lawyer and avid book collector. The majority of the correspondence is with American and English book dealers and concerns Dayton’s purchase of rare books including Shakespeare’s four folios as well as other rare Shakespeare volumes; a comprehensive collection of Mark Twain rare editions; Jane Austen rare materials; the 15th century biblical text The Nuremburg Chronicle; and many more rare...
Dates: ca. 1898-2007; Majority of material found within 1923-1959