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Walter de la Mare Collection
McGill University, Rare Books and Special Collections Library

De la Mare, Walter; English poetry; Poets, English--20th century

The collection was acquired in 1992 from an American family that had been friends of Walter de la Mare.

The collection includes most of Walter de la Mare's published writings, often in multiple editions; in many cases the dust jacket is present. Many of the volumes are the author's presentation copies. The collection includes 89 letters from de la Mare, three photographic portraits and numerous offprints.


135 titles.

Bibliographic Access
The collection is fully catalogued using LC classification and subject headings. The records appear on MUSE (McGill libraries online catalogue).

Physical Access
The collection is open to the public upon registration with the Department and the presentation of a suitable piece of identification. For further information visit:

Interlibrary Loan: No.

Reprography: Limited.

Reference Assistance: Yes.

Publications Describing Collection
None at present.