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Guide to the Targ Editions Archive, 1953-1994 (Bulk 1979-1985) MSS.149

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Creator: Targ Editions
Title: Targ Editions Archive
Dates [inclusive]: 1953-1994
Dates [bulk]: 1979-1985
Abstract: In 1979 book editor William Targ founded Targ Editions, a one-man operation that published books by contemporary authors, poets, and playwrights. There are twenty-five Targ Editions volumes, each a limited edition produced by letter press. Targ Editions includes work by Henry Roth, Saul Bellow, John Updike, Tennessee Williams, and Ray Bradbury. The Targ Editions Archive documents the publication of the Targ Editions books, through correspondence with authors, agents, printers, records of financial transactions, order requests from book sellers and collectors, press clippings and book reviews, and production materials such as manuscripts, paper samples, unbound signatures, and author photographs.
Quantity: 3.75 Linear Feet in 10 boxes
Call Phrase: MSS.149