Four Oaks Library [and:] Four Oaks Farm

Somerville, NJ: Privately printed, 1967. First edition, 1/1250 and 1/1000 copies, respectively. Large 8vo. 2 volumes: xxii, 135 ; (10), 113 pp. Illustrated from photographs, plates, portraits, fascimiles of manuscripts, color maps of the farm. The home and library of Donald and Mary Hyde, collectors of Samuel Johnson and his circle, other 18th-century books and manuscripts, Japanese books, several modern authors, etc.; contributors include Robert Metzdorf, Hugh Amory, the editor, John Fleming, and Frederick B. Adams, Jr., among others. Four Oaks Farm card, with a seasonal greeting and signed by Mary Hyde, laid in. Owner's name on endpaper, else very good. Cloth-backed boards, gilt spine titles, publisher's marbled board slipcase. (#5977). Item #58766

Price: $75.00

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