Letter from The Hogarth Press to Percy Lund Humphries & Co Ltd (19/07/1946)



[[MS 2750/570/53]]


[*? extra/copy*]


[*File “Room”*]


For the attention of Mr. Scott


Messrs. Percy Lund Humphries & Co., Ltd., 
The Country Press, Bradford, Yorks.


19th July, 1946


Dear Sirs,


We have learnt with much regret of the accident to approximately one ream of the printed sheets of A ROOM OF ONE’S OWN. We note that you are claiming for the amount involved, and that we may send our invoice to you. This will follow in a day or two. [2 vertical lines drawn on the left of the last two lines]


We have instructed The Garden City Press to despatch to you 21 reams E. M. antique wove 30 X 40 50 ½ lbs, to be allocated as follows:


10 reams for TRAGEDY 







1 ream replacement for ROOM OF ONE’S OWN.


From this one ream, will you please run off 340 pages of signatures G and H. We shall not require the other damaged signatures to be replaced.


Yours faithfully | for The Hogarth Press

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Source: MS 2750/570/53

Letter from The Hogarth Press to Percy Lund Humphries & Co Ltd (19/07/1946)


University of Reading, Special Collections

The Hogarth Press writes in response to an accident that damaged sheets of A Room of One's Own.

Typescript letter unsigned with hand annotation