Letter from Leonard Woolf to Mary Gordon (17/03/1937)

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Source: MS 2750/129/1/51

Leonard Woolf informs Mary Gordon that reprinting 1000 copies of Chase of the Wild Goose  through the cheapest method would cost 80-100 pounds, and 600-700 copies would need to be sold to balance the expenses. Woolf adds that currently, the book is likely to sell no more than 100-200 copies, but there would be a profit of 50 pounds if the book is not reprinted. He states that the Press is prepared to reprint if Gordon can guarantee a loss of no more than 20 pounds, a loss of 50 pounds with suspended royalties, or the bookselling an extra 400-500 copies.

Typescript letter initialled by Leonard Woolf.