Frank Hallman letters on the printing of D'Aulnoy's "Fortunia", 1973-1974 Rauner Manuscript MS-1352

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Title:

Frank Hallman letters on the printing of D'Aulnoy's "Fortunia"

Call Number:

Rauner Manuscript MS-1352

Collection Dates:

1973-1974

Size of Collection:

.25 linear ft., 1 box

Abstract:

Frank Hallman, publisher. Collection contains correspondence and proofs related to the Maurice Sendak illustrated edition of Madame D'Aulnoy's 'Fortunia."

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

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Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The collection contains three letters concerning the difficulty of printing the Maurice Sendak illustrated edition of Madame D'Aulnoy's 'Fortunia." A printers proof copy is included. The letters attribute the problems of production to Sendak and his dissatisfaction with the Oliphant and Stinehour Press' attempt at reproducing his drawings letter press. Hallman and Sendak settled on Meriden-Gravure to conduct the printing.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, 1973-1974

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Three letters to "George" regarding "Fortunia", 1974
  • Folder: 2, Page proofs of "Fortunia", 1973-1974
  • Folder: 3, Proofs of one of the drawings in "Fortunia", undated

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