Letter from The Hogarth Press to The Book Society (10/12/1930)

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[[MS 2750/153/13]]




For original see THE SENSITIVE ONE by C.H.B.Kitchin.


The Book Society, 
10 Buckingham Palace Gardens, 


Dec. 10th. 1930.


Dear Mr Barker,


Many thanks for your letter AB*1/GM of Dec.8th.  I will let you have a complete list of our spring publications shortly.  Meanwhile I am sending you in proof two books that we shall publish early in the spring, THE SENSITIVE ONE by C.H.B.Kitchin, and SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE GREYHOUND by John Hampson.  Mr. Kitchin is the author of DEATH OF MY AUNT and other books that we have published, and we shall probably publish this at 6/-


Mr. Hampson is an entirely new writer, a young man of whom my wife and I think extremely highly,. [sic] We have accepted the book I enclose and we shall also publish later in about a year's time, another novel of his.  He is a very curious person, and in many ways I think, a remarkable writer.


Yours sincerely,





1. Aline Burch.

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Source: MS 2750/153/13

Letter from The Hogarth Press to The Book Society (10/12/1930)


University of Reading, Special Collections

Letter informing a Mr Barker that they will be sending a list of their spring publications. They also write to send proofs of 'The Sensitive One' and 'Saturday Night at the Greyhound'. Leonard Woolf speaks of how highly he and Virginia think of John Hampson.


copy of typescript letter unsigned with hand annotation