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Tauchnitz Publisher’s “Forbidden” Editions at the Library of Congress

Posted by: Taru Spiegel

(The post is by intern Shelby Reidle, European Division) The Bernhard Tauchnitz firm was established in Leipzig, the German center of literature and book publishing, in 1837. The Tauchnitz “Collection of British Authors” debuted in 1842 with the novel “Pelham”  by Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton. Despite its name, the Collection included American works from the very …