WELLS, Gabriel Ephemera Collection, 1925-1937
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Guide to the Gabriel Wells Ephemera Collection


Title: Gabriel Wells ephemera


OCLC/RLIN No. (Unique ID): 870882215

Dates: 1925-1937

Extent: ca. 25 items (1 box)

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research use. Copyright restrictions may apply; please contact repository for requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce the materials.

Preferred Citation: [Description and date of item], Gabriel Wells Ephemera, The Grolier Club of New York.

About the Finding Aid: This finding aid was prepared by Meghan Constantinou in Microsoft Word at the Grolier Club, February 2014.

Provenance: Gift of Gabriel Wells, Acc. no. 25,516

Access Points:


Wells, Gabriel, 1862-1946

Warde, Frederic, 1894-1939

Rudge, William Edwin, 1876-1931


Printing—United States—20th century—Specimens

Booksellers and bookselling

Scope and Content Note:

Collection consists of printed ephemera generated by noted Hungarian-American bookseller Gabriel Wells. Includes seven Christmas cards containing poems written by Wells between 1927 and 1936; some cards designed by Frederic Warde and printed by William Edwin Rudge. Also includes 14 printed essays and addresses on political topics: Plea for common sense (1935) -- The President's court proposal [1937] -- Can peace be maintained in Europe? (1936) -- If I were Dictator (1933) -- Human nature and world disorder (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co.; London: Henry Sotheran, 1933) -- On capital punishment (London: William Heinemann; NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1929) -- The world in chaos (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1930) -- The menace of divorce (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1927) -- Are we a democracy? (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co, 1927) -- If I were France (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1926) -- The way to peace (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1928) -- Arbitration (Garden City, NY: Country Life Press, 1925) -- The Tennessee cause celebre (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1925) -- Common sense and the crisis (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1933).


Arrangement Note: Original order maintained


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