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Scope and Content

File of letters from W. & G. Foyle Ltd, booksellers, of 119-125, Charing Cross Road, London with related material. The majority of the letters were written by J.M. Shillingford, Publications Manager of Foyles, and relate mainly to general publishing concerning Blundell's books, namely Death of a tin god, Intruder in the dark and Death in desolation. One letter dated 12 June 1963 from Christ[ina] Foyle, his agent, thanks Blundell for his letter of condolence following the death of her father. Another is dated 5 April 1966 from A.M. Waxman informing Blundell of his retirement from Foyles at the end of the month and announcing his successor, Mrs W. Baldrey. A further letter dated 12 March 1968 from Shillingford expresses his regret at the recent death of Blundell's agent in Paris, Jacques David.