Sunday, 30 March 2014

Otto Ege's Manuscripts: Two Recent Publications

Otto Ege (1888-1951) in 1923 [source]
In the coming weeks I intend to write a series of blog-posts concerning discoveries made on visits to libraries in and around Los Angeles. In some of these collections I encountered leaves that had previously been owned by Otto Ege and, in order to write them up, I decided it would be worth getting a copy of a recent book, mentioned in a previous post:
Scott J. Gwara, Otto Ege's Manuscripts: A Study of Ege's Manuscript Collections, Portfolios, and Retail Trade, with a Comprehensive Handlist of Manuscripts Collected or Sold (De Brailes Publishing: University of South Carolina, 2013), xii + 360pp.

The book is divided into three main sections: