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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation

Out-of-Print Publications

The Bookbinding Career of Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt

By Marianne Fletcher Titcombe. 1974. iii, 63 pp.; 12 figs.; 7 x 9 5/8". Cloth back, marbled paper boards. Set in Spectrum monotype and printed on Curtis Hunt no. 2 paper. ISBN 0-913196-16-9.

In this book Marianne Fletcher Titcombe, a librarian and bookbinder at Hunt Botanical Library (1970–1973), described and enumerated the bookbindings executed by Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt (1882–1963). The book illustrated eight bindings and included a biographical note.

We have digitized Rachel's bookbindings, and a finding aid is now available. Check out our Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt page for information about Rachel, the bookbinder and the collector, as well as a link to the finding aid.