Constable Correspondence, 1929-1954.


Schnitzler, Arthur, 1862-1931. Constable Correspondence, 1929-1954.

Constable Correspondence, 1929-1954.

The correspondence is between Michael Sadleir of Constable & Co. and German writer Arthur Schnitzler and his agent Nicolas Thompson regarding several translations by Eric Sutton, "Casanova's Homecoming" and "Hazards of the Dawn." The collection contains manuscripts for these two novels as well as page proofs for "Fran Berta Garlan" and "Doctor Gräsler."

0.1 c.f. (6 archives folders).


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Sadleir, Michael, 1888-1957 (person)

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Thompson, Nicolas. (person)

Schnitzler, Arthur, 1862-1931 (person)

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