The Hyde Museum


A Passion for the Printed Word: The Book Collection of Louis Hyde

August 11, 2002 - October 20, 2002

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Louis Fiske Hyde (1866-1934) developed his own niche as a book collector. This exhibition featured a selection of rare books from his library as well as some of his most notable purchases:  a copy of The Nuremburg Chronicle, a first edition of The Last of the Mohicans, and illustrations by the British artist George Cruikshank (1792-1878).