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Kessler, Harry, Graf, 1868-1937 : Count Harry Kessler letters, 1898-1937

Designer, publisher and patron of fine press printing.,His first book was the Notizen u¨ber Mexico (1898). After founding the Cranach Press at Weimar in 1913, he commissioned type designs from Edward Johnston and a book version of Gordon Craig's staging of Hamlet with designs by Craig. Incoming correspondence, largely in English, with a small number of drafts or carbon copies of outgoing letters. Includied are letters from Sidney Cockerell, Edward Gordon Craig, Eric Gill, Edward Johnston, Georges Lemmen, Emery Walker and others.
Extent: 3.7 linear feet - (1108 items in 9 boxes)
Subjects: Printing History and Book Arts
Call Number: Wing Modern MS Kess
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