George Allen & Unwin Ltd.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1840 UMW/03/02/01/01
  • Dates of Creation
      1946-1986
  • Physical Description
      37 items

Scope and Content

Mainly correspondence from Stanley Unwin, Williams' uncle, and his son, Rayner to Ursula Moray Williams. Includes advice on royalty agreements with other publishers for 'The Three Toymakers', 'Malkin's Mountain', and 'The Laughing Dandino'; advice on literary agents; details of a Swedish edition of 'The Pettabomination', and a German edition of 'The Little Wooden Horse'; and progress reports on the various titles published by George Allen & Unwin including 'Mog', 'Boy in the Barn', 'The Toymaker's Daughter' and 'Castle Merlin', giving interesting insights particularly into the issues involved in finding suitable illustrators for Williams' work.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

File of loose papers: up to A4; typescript, ball-point pen, fountain pen, laser print, graphite pencil, photocopy