The Corrin Collection, a gift from Philip Corrin, a former member of the Trustees of The Honnold Library Society, and his wife, concentrates on 19th and 20th century authors. The collection includes includes first, special or limited editions, some of them autographed, and with the original dust jackets; along with associated books and bibliographies; holograph letters and notes; and reprints or excerpts from scholarly or popular journals. Thomas Hardy items are found here, as is an extensive Rubaiyat Collection of 179 volumes containing many printings of the five Edward Fitzgerald versions, other English translations, as well as Persian, French and Swedish versions. There are also letters from Fitzgerald to his publisher, Quaritch. Substantial collections of William Blake, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Andrew Lang, H. M. Tomlinson, John Milton, and Percy Bysshe Shelley are also available for study.

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For further information in the Honnold Library Record:

“H. M. Tomlinson,Honnold Library Record, Vol. VIII, No.1, Spring 1965.