typed note signed and typed letter signed to Elliott O'Donnell. author

Allen Lane
Publication details: 
3 Sept. and 21 Dec. 1936
SKU: 788

Publisher (1902?-1970). One page each, 4to. In one he discusses someone's sighting of ghosts (about which O'Donnell has written and the possibility of reprinting O'Donnell's work on werewolves in Penguin. In the other he briefly gives information about his family and anticipates an announcement with regard to the Bodley Head "in the New Year". The letter has the stamp of the "Receiver", so the announcement may well refer to the company's financial difficulties (see W.E. Williams, "Allen Lane", p.41 "bankruptcy" of Bodley Head). With: typed letter signed, one page, 4to, to Clement Shorter, Editor, The Sphere, 5 Nov. 1926, submitting [ Hesketh Pearson's] "The Whispering Gallery" for review, pointing out that the author is knowledgeable. [This book involved Lane in a libel action - see Williams, p.24.] Three items,