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French Special Collections: Fry collection

Fry collection

This varied and interesting collection was given to the library in 1955 by the Misses Esther Catherine, Susan Mary and Josephine Fry. It represents the family library from their home at The Manor House, Upton, Berks. and consists of more than 800 vols mainly of European literary works in editions from the 17th to the 19th century. English and French works predominate. Note that the list attached to the right only includes French titles (321 titles).  Full list available on request.


Hughes, Jill  History of the library and its collections in Handbuch der historischen Buchbestände in Deutschland. Hrsg. von Bernhard Fabian. Hildesheim: Olms Neue Medien 2003