Letter

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 WST/1/41
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 41a
  • Dates of Creation
      8 Jun 1945
  • Physical Description
      1 sheet

Scope and Content

Copy letter from Duncan informing him that the edition is complete, also referring to another current release by Katherine Hoskins. Also included: an approximate but detailed breakdown of costs for the printing of Esthetique and the total amount of debt owed by the Press. Paul Williams hopes to name his illustration 'Homage to Wallace Stevens'. In his response Stevens discusses and suggests costs of print runs and notes that he has corresponded with Anaïs Nin on this subject. After speaking to a New York bookseller specialising in Americana he believes collectors will pay high prices. Having outlawed green and purple ink he makes other suggestions including black ink with coloured initials.