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  • "The collection consists of correspondence, business and financial records, artwork, and photographs relating to the early years of the British publishing company Lawrence & Wishart, its predecessor company Wishart & Company, and the founding partner Ernest Edward Wishart. Correspondence includes letters to, from, and about various authors, journalists, lawyers, and booksellers, among others. There is extensive correspondence concerning the publication of Jack Butler Yeats's book Sligo (1930), the sales of Nancy Cunard's book Negro Anthology (1934), and the libel case regarding Gerard Kersh's book Jews Without Jehovah (1934). Business and financial records include estimates from printers and binders, sales figures, royalty statements, stocktaking records, loan documents, minutes of director's meetings, and reader's reports. Also present is material documenting the company's involvement in the Publishers' Association of Great Britain and Ireland and its collaborations with the Left Book Club and Workers' Bookshop, as well as original cover artwork for Several Occasions by Mary Butts, among other books."

  • "Lawrence & Wishart records"