THE LEW DAVID FELDMAN LECTURESHIP IN BIBLIOGRAPHY, volumes one through five [all published, as described below].

Austin, TX: U. of Texas at Austin Humanities Research Center, (c1970-1975). (1) Goff, Frederick R. The Permanence of Johann Gutenberg. 8vo. 29 pp. First annual lecture, 1968, second impression, 1974, 1/250 copies. Inscribed on the front endpaper by Feldman in 1975.
(2) Francis, Sir Frank. A Bibliographical Ghost Revisits His Old Haunts. 8vo. 28 pp. Second annual lecture, 1972, 1/750 copies.
(3) Liebert, Herman W. Bibliography Old & New. 8vo. 25 pp. Frontispiece from a wood engraving. Third annual lecture, 1974, 1/1000 copies.
(4) Osborn, James M. Neo-Philobiblon: Ruminations of Manuscript Collecting. 8vo. 27 pp. Frontispiece from a line drawing. Fourth annual lecture, 1973.
(5) Shackleton, Robert. Censure and Censorship: Impediments to Free Publication in the Age of Enlightenment. 8vo. 26 pp. Frontispiece, plate from a book illustration and an autograph letter. Fifth annual lecture, 1975, 1/750 copies. Very good set in publisher's slipcase. Various colors of cloth, gilt spine titles, publisher's acetate dust jackets (each with a tear of varying length).
Lew David Feldman (1906-1976), proprietor of "The House of El Dieff" and one of the most imaginative booksellers of the 20th century, played a large role in supplying material to the Humanities Research Center as it grew in stature. (10651). Item #64169

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