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Literary: Thornton Butterworth Limited: business correspondence., 14 Dec 1937 - 31 Dec 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/605

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Representatives of Thornton Butterworth on book royalties, sales, publication rights abroad, corrections, quoting passages, etc.; representatives of Odhams Press Limited on a new abridged version of "The World Crisis" (5); copy letter from Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi on WSC recommending his book against totalitarianism.Other subjects include: for "Great Contemporaries": its publication in Braille; adding essays on Lord Fisher, 1st Lord Baden-Powell, Charles Parnell, and President Roosevelt; not altering the essay on Rudyard Kipling; a misprint in the dedication of the abridged version of "The World Crisis"; press cuttings for the Swedish edition of "The River War"; poor sales of "My Early Life" and "Thoughts and Adventures"; using the photographs from "My Early Life" for a Picture Post article; an "objectionable advertisement" for Picture Post featuring WSC.Also includes: royalty statements, sales figures, a photograph of WSC for the Norwegian edition of "Great Contemporaries".


  • 14 Dec 1937 - 31 Dec 1938

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