The collection consists of the following items:
Every novel in both the British and
American First Editions, most in dustjackets,
Every Play in the First British Edition
(cloth and wraps issues) and most American
Many of the above first editions are signed and or inscribed by Maugham.
Every Signed Limited Edition, most in the original slipcase.
Every short story in both the British
and American First Editions, most in dustjackets,
Over 150 Periodicals, from the first
published story in Cosmopolis, 1898 to the notorious
Every collected edition, most in dustjacket, including many items missing from Stott and Rothschild.
Most contributions to books and pamphlets, plus pieces not mentioned by Stott or Rothschild.
Nine of the eleven plays novelized/books dramatised, some in rare dustjackets.
Over 70 books and periodicals concerning Maugham, many not in Stott or Rothschild.
Over 40 miscellaneous, photoplay and movie editions in dustjackets.
Over 40 foreign language editions,
from French to Urdu. Some of the First French editions
Over 80 paperback editions including every first Penguin edition.
Over 50 theatre programs and theatrical
ephemera beginning in 1908 with
25 movies based on Maugham books, plays and short stories.
Over 130 pieces of movie ephemera including many posters and production stills.
Over 50 pieces of rare memorabilia
including many signed photographs,
Over 40 letters, many hand-written, from 1908 to 1963.
Many newspaper and magazine clippings, document photocopies and related items.
A 90 page printed catalogue of the collection illustrated in full color.