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Detail from a page in the Farnsworth Hours; illumination attributed to Flemish artist Willem Vrelant, ca. 1465, Booth Family Center for Special Collections

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The Ardent Collector

Howard W. Gunlocke Rare Book and Special Collections Room
October 31, 1986
February 27, 1987

A display of some of the gems collected by James P. J. Murphy of Philadelphia, now owned by Lauinger Library. Included are personalized inscriptions in books by Robert Frost, Robinson Jeffers, Oscar Kokoschka, Albert Schweitzer, William Butler Yeats and scores of other famous authors.