Letter from the Garden City Press to the Hogarth Press (29/06/1944)

Nid: 15714

Rights Statement:

Reproduced with permission from the copyright holder, courtesy of Penguin Random House UK Archive and Library owner of the Hogarth Press collection at the University of Reading Special Collections.

Source: MS 2750/558/4

Image Rights Holder: © CPI Print UK

Nid: 15714

Rights Statement:

Reproduced with permission from the copyright holder, courtesy of Penguin Random House UK Archive and Library owner of the Hogarth Press collection at the University of Reading Special Collections.

Source: MS 2750/558/4

Image Rights Holder: © CPI Print UK

Letter from the Garden City Press to the Hogarth Press (29/06/1944)

Library:

University of Reading, Special Collections

Archival Folder:

The Garden City Press write in regard to the estimated costs for a reprint of Virginia Woolf's, Jacob's Room.

Typescript letter with handwritten annotation and calculations, initialed L.S

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[[MS 2750/558/4]]

 

[pre-printed letterhead] THE GARDEN CITY PRESS LTD. LETTERPRESS PRINTERS BOOKBINDERS STATIONERS LETCHWORTH : HERTS

 

Estimate No.

please state number when ordering.

 

Ho/2409

LS/HJ

 

[*paper 1/12/0 per Rms.[?] 3000 copies 176 pp = 16 1/2 Rms[?] [illeg. character] 30 x 40 @ 1/12/0*]

 

The Hogarth Press,

Letchworth, Herts.

29th June, 1944.

 

We have pleasure in submitting the following specimen and price for your approval. Your further instructions will receive our immediate attention.

 

"Jacob's Room" Uniform Edition size 4.9/16 x 7 to make approximately 176 pp inclusive of 4 pp prelims. [preliminary pages]

 

Composing 10/11 pt. Garamond 21x 35.1/2 ems [?] overall, all matter run-on.

 

@ per 32 pp £16. 7s. 6d.

 

Machining from type 176 pp on paper supplied to printer in reduced quad crown.

 

2,000 £25. 12s. 6<5>[?]d.

2,500 £28. 5s. 0d.

3,000 £30. 17s. 6d.

 

Yours faithfully, | THE GARDEN CITY PRESS LTD. | L S [signature]

 

 

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Standard Conditions & Recognised Customs of the Printing Trade as issued by the British Federation of Master Printers [a list of 13 conditions and customs]