J.M. Dent & Sons records, 1834-1986 (author files S-Te).

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J.M. Dent & Sons. J.M. Dent & Sons records, 1834-1986 (author files S-Te).

J.M. Dent & Sons records, 1834-1986 (author files S-Te).

Author files S-Te: Author files include correspondence with editorial department staff and with the directors of J.M. Dent & Sons that discusses manuscript proposals and submissions, book acceptance and rejection, editorial recommendations, contracts, copyright agreements, sales figures, royalty payments, legal problems, reprints, and successive editions. Author files also include correspondence regarding illustrations used in Dent publications, correspondence with illustrators, rough drafts of manuscripts, synopses of manuscripts, and photographs of selected authors and illustrators. Note that files are incomplete, since many items of significant commercial value were sold piecemeal in the 1980s and some files from later years are held by Weidenfeld and Nicholson, which took over the Dent firm in 1986.

About 210000 items (150.0 linear ft.)

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