Document ReferenceLa Mc 2/1/227
TitleLetter from Frieda Lawrence, Port Isabel, Texas to Laurence Pollinger; 20 Feb. 1953
Date20 February 1953
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionIs pleased about the Manesse proposition (see La Mc 2/1/226) and thanks him for the catalogue; confirms she has not heard again from [O.] Klement and had understood from him he wanted to buy the rights of 'Lady C'; reports news from Curtis Brown of New York that [Alfred] Knopf does not want to publish 'Pansies' [book of poems by D.H. Lawrence] again, and offers to sell her the plates which she will buy; asks whether either Sir Allen Unwin [Lane] might like them for America, or James Laughlin; enquires whether Pollinger has the Knopf and Viking contracts, although they may be in Taos.

The letter has date of receipt stamp 24 Feb 1953; also two dates handwritten; 'Lawrence' added to Frieda's signature in a different hand.
Termpublications, poems, D.H. Lawrence 'Pansies'
films, film rights, D.H. Lawrence
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on both sides of unlined white paper; dimensions are 279 x 215 mm; date stamp in red; additional notes in pencil; one horizontal and two vertical folds in the paper.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74816Curtis Brown Limited; literary agents
NA74830Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated; publishers
NA74863Manesse-Verlag Conzett and Huber, publishers, Zurich ( Switzerland)
NA74861Klement; O. (fl 1952-1953); -; Hollywood agentfl 1952-1953
NA5556Lane; Allen (1902-1970); Sir; publisher of Penguin Books Limited1902-1970
NA169Lawrence; Frieda (1879-1956); née von Richthofen; married Ernest Weekley 1899 D.H. Lawrence 1914 Antonio Ravagli 19501879-1956
NA3396Pollinger; Laurence Edward (1898-1976); literary agent1898-1976
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