Correspondence between Reinhardt and John Boynton Priestley (and occasionally their respective wives Joan Reinhardt and Jacquetta Hawkes). Includes some social and personal correspondence. Priestley was a director of Reinhardt and Evans, and later of The Bodley Head, and gave advice on its literary publications, including proposing to reject Nabokov’s Lolita. Also includes a press cutting of an article on Priestley by J. W. Lambert in The Sunday Times, 19 Aug 1984, and a legal opinion on a possibly obscene book entitled ‘Candy’, dated 22 Mar 1965, signed with an illegible signature and inscribed in pencil ‘Priestley 4’, although there is no reference to this in the correspondence.
Correspondence between Reinhardt and John Boynton Priestley (and occasional ...
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- Dates of Creation1956-1984
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