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Four albums compiled by Brian Aldiss

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Four volumes of photograph album scrapbooks compiled by Brian Aldiss, containing original artwork for the covers of many of his books, with extensive authorial comments inserted throughout. [Unfoliated]

Dates

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Extent

0.44 Linear metres (4 shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries MS. Eng. c. 8242
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 8242-8245

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9468

Abstract

Four volumes of photograph album scrapbooks compiled by Brian Aldiss, containing original artwork for the covers of many of his books, with extensive authorial comments inserted throughout.

Biographical / Historical

Brian Wilson Aldiss (b. 1925) is a writer best known for science-fiction novels and short stories.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The albums were presented to the Bodleian by the author of the occasion of Duke Humphrey’s Night 2013, ‘in gratitude for [the Library’s] wealth of learning and long endurance’.
Title
Catalogue of four albums compiled by Brian Aldiss
Status
Published
Author
Finding aid prepared by Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Harriet Costelloe
Date
2016
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom