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Taylor C. Kirkpatrick
Prize for Book Collecting Application

Submission Requirements

To be considered for the Kirkpatrick Prize for Book Collecting, submit the following materials:​

1.     An annotated bibliography of the collection (20 items maximum), with each title, numbered

2.     A statement of no more than 1,000 words concerning your collection. This should include a summary of your collection; your reason for forming the collection; and a description of one or two of your most prized items (supported by photographs)

3.     A description of desiderata (those works that you lack, but hope to find one day) to be added to the collection (5 items maximum)

4.     The Taylor C. Kirkpatrick Prize for Book Collecting application 

The above link will take you to a Google Form. If you have any questions during the application process, please reach out to us at

Link to Rules & Guidelines document (.pdf)

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