Letter from Alfred A. Knopf Inc to Leonard Woolf (31/01/1931)

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R. W. Postgate writes to explain the problem with 15% royalties, explaining they will not be able to make a profit on a small print run. He refers to John Hampson as an experiment, and that they should not be pressed too hard at the start.


Alfred A. Knopf, Inc Raymond Postgate


Leonard Woolf The Hogarth Press

Date Written

Saturday, January 31, 1931

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Saturday Night at the Greyhound


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