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Virgil Burnett Collection (HC)

A guide to Haverford College's Virgil Burnett Collection, compiled in conjunction with the fall 2013 exhibition in Magill Library

Dust Jackets (text not included)

The collection contains a number of dust jackets illustrated by Virgil Burnett that date from 1962-1972. In the 1960s in Fountainbleau, Burnett worked off of commissions for covers, mostly illustrating classic Penguin book covers. 

  • Daryl Hine, Polish Subtitles, 1962. Binder 2
  • Thomas Mann, Death in Venice/Tristan/Tonio Kroger, 1962. Binder 2
  • Thomas Mann, Confessions of Felix Krull, Confidence Man, 1962. Binder 2 
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Diamon as Big as the Ritz and Other Stories, 1962. Binder 2
  • Poems of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 1964. Binder 2
  • Lewis White Beck, A Commentary on Kant's Critique of Practical Reason, 1963. Binder 2
  • Muhsin Mahdi, Ibn Khaldun's Philosophy of History, 1964. Binder 2
  • Daryl Hine, The Wooden Horse, 1965. Binder 2
  • Poems of George Gorden Lord Byron, 1969. Binder 2
  • Howard Brofsky and Jeanne Shapiro Bamberger, The Art of Listening: Developing Musical Perception, 1969. Binder 2
  • Fr. Rolfe, Hadrian the Seventh, 1969. Binder 2
  • William McGrath, Dionysian Art and Populist Politics in Austria, 1972. Binder 2 
  • Daphne Du Maurier, The Scapegoat. Binder 2
  • Daphne Du Maurier, Frenchmen's Creek. Binder 2