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DM1107 Collection Penguin Archive: Penguin Books Ltd editorial files
DM1107/16 Series Editorial Files: 052/S Penguin Specials series (20-283)
Repository University of Bristol Library Special Collections
Level SubSeries
Ref No DM1107/16/3
Title Editorial Files: 052/S Penguin Specials series (covers range S173-S284)
Date 1960-1980
Extent 21 boxes in DM1107
Description 052/S Penguin Specials series, editorial file nos. S173, S191, S192, S197, S201-S284.

Note that some of these files are part of DM1952, so please use references below when ordering.

DM1107 files:
Cover 1960-1980
DM1107/S201: Nora Beloff, 'The General Says No: Britain's Exclusion from Europe' (July 1963). Includes contract slips; correspondence with author; memos, including one concerning 'The New Cold War: Moscow v. Pekin' by Edward Crankshaw; editorial notes; correspondence with Claude Bourdet regarding a potential study of Charles de Gaulle; correspondence with The Observer; discussion of French edition of the work; and press coverage. 1 file, 2cm thick, January 1963-March 1967.

DM1107/S202: Edward Behr, 'The Algerian Problem' (October 1961). Typescript; correspondence with Hodder & Stoughton Ltd; memos; discussion of American publication; 1 file, 2cm thick, May 1961-September 1965

DM1107/S203: Martin Mayer, 'Madison Avenue USA' (November 1961). Memos; correspondence with author. 1 file, 5 documents, August 1966-March 1973

DM1107/S204: Michael Edwardes, 'Asia in the Balance' (February 1962). Includes correspondence with literary agent; correspondence with author; comments on manuscript by Anthony Christie; memos; press release; typescript; sales figures from March and September 1962; and discussion of reversion of rights in 1967. 1 file, 1cm thick, March 1960-May 1968

DM1107/S205: Patrick van Rensburg, 'Guilty Land' (January 1962). Correspondence with author; correspondence with Jonathan Cape Ltd concerning 'Guilty Land' and 'The Making of Modern Russia' by Lionel Kochan; draft press release; editorial notes; correspondence with South African Tourist Corporation; correspondence with Penguin lawyer; sales figures; and advertising costs. 1 file, 1cm thick, January 1961-December 1972

DM1107/S206: Bertrand Russell, 'Has a Man a Future?' (November 1961). Correspondence with author concerning editorial decisions, later reprints of the work and his 1963 work 'Unarmed Victory'; discussion of misprint in 'Satan in the Suburbs'; editorial notes; discussion of translation rights with Allen & Unwin; design for Allen & Unwin end page; correspondence concerning serialisation of the work in The Sunday Times and in several European publications; and correspondence regarding 'The Life of Jesus' by Edward Villiers. 1 file, 3cm thick, January 1961-August 1969

DM1107/S209: John Mander, 'Berlin: Hostage for the West' (February 1962). Includes hand-drawn maps; correspondence with BBC; correspondence with author; memos; correspondence with Penguin Books Inc (USA); editorial notes; fees and advances; correspondence concerning German and Portuguese editions of the work; contract slip. 1 file, 1cm thick, November 1961-May 1964

DM1107/S211: Stanley Alderson: 'Britain in the Sixties: Housing' (September 1962). Memos; press coverage; partial typescripts; contract slip; correspondence with author; correspondence with The Chartered Auctioneers' and Estate Agents' Institute; correspondence with Welwyn Garden City Development Corporation; print runs; correspondence with Penguin Books Inc (USA) regarding return of 1,500 copies of 'Britain in the Sixties: Housing', as well as 1,500 of 'Britain in the Sixties: The Family and Marriage' by Ronald Fletcher; correspondence regarding 'Britain in the Sixties: The Family and Marriage'; correspondence concerning a possible French translation in 1967; and correspondence concerning a potential book on housing by David Donnison in 1966. 1 file, 3cm thick, August 1961-May 1967

DM1107/S212: Ronald Segal (ed.), 'Sanctions Against South Africa' (August 1964). Correspondence with editor; memos; research materials; editorial notes; correspondence with contributors; correspondence with Penguin lawyer; typescript; and press coverage. 1 file, 2cm thick, September 1963-December 1966

DM1107/S213: C.M. Fletcher, Harvey Cole, Lena Jeger, Christopher Wood, 'Common Sense About Smoking' (January 1963). Includes correspondence with authors; contract slips; correspondence with lawyers; memos; typescript; correspondence with insurance brokers; a libel insurance covering note for C.M. Fletcher; correspondence with Penguin Books (USA); editorial notes; comments by Patrick Hutber on manuscript; and correspondence concerning libel action by The Times in 1963. press coverage; 1 file, 5cm thick, May 1962-November 1966

DM1107/S215: Pierre Vidal-Naquet, 'Torture: Cancer of Democracy' (March 1963). Includes correspondence with Appeal for Amnesty '61; correspondence with author; research materials; correspondence with Les Éditions de Minuit; partial typescript; correspondence concerning translation; discussion of reversion of rights in 1970 (includes photographs). 1 file, 4cm thick, February 1962-November 1970

DM1107/S216: Louis Blom-Cooper, 'The A6 Murder: Regina v. James Henratty' (January 1963). Includes manuscripts; editorial notes; discussion of reprinting correspondence relating to the Hanratty case, that was first printed in The Times; memos; copy of the book; typescript; press coverage; correspondence concerning possible serialisation in The Observer or The Guardian; correspondence with lawyers for Peter Alphon concerning an incorrectly identified photograph; correspondence with author, including discussion of a future work on white collar crime; correspondence with Bernard Sheridan & Co Solicitors; sales figures; correspondence with Kingsley Martin concerning his book 'The Crown and the Establishment' (contains photographs). 1 file, 2cm thick, December 1962-December 1965

DM1107/S218: Edward Crankshaw, 'The New Cold War: Moscow v. Pekin' (July 1963). Includes contract slip; editorial notes; correspondence with Klaus Mehnert, author of 'Peking und Moskau'; correspondence concerning translation rights in 1964; and sales figures for 1964. 1 file, 1cm thick, November 1959-March 1965

DM1107/S219: Philip O'Connor, 'Britain in the Sixties: Vagrancy' (August 1963). Includes correspondence with literary agent; editorial notes; correspondence with Penguin Books Inc (USA); correspondence with Jeremy Sandford regarding his introduction to the work; biographical information on author; press coverage; and correspondence with author, including discussion of potential television programme based on 'Vagrancy' (contains photographs). 1 file, 2.5cm thick, November 1960-January 1967

DM1107/S220: Bertrand Russell, 'Unarmed Victory' (April 1963). Includes annotated manuscript; copies of correspondence between author and John F. Kennedy, Nikita Khrushchev, Harold Macmillan, Hugh Gaitskill, U Thant, Fidel Castro and press during the Cuban Missile Crisis; correspondence between author and Penguin; correspondence with Allen & Unwin Ltd regarding hardcover edition of the work; editorial notes; correspondence with the Cuban Embassy; copy of proposed jacket and blurb; correspondence with Penguin Books Inc (USA); correspondence concerning foreign language rights to the work, and translation of the work into Bengali; press coverage; typescript; and correspondence with Orient Longmans Ltd regarding Indian government's request that no further copies of the work be imported. 2 files, each 1cm thick, October 1962-June 1965

DM1107/S221: Rex Malik, 'What's Wrong with British Industry?' (February 1964). First file only contains annotated manuscript. Second file includes synopsis of the work; annotated typescript; a pamphlet by Rex Malik entitled 'European Chemicals; An Appraisal'; invoices; memos; press coverage; correspondence with Penguin lawyer and correspondence with Stanley Alderson regarding his book 'Housing'. 2 files, 1cm and 3cm thick, September 1962-November 1966

DM1107/S222: John Mander, 'Great Britain or Little England?' (August 1963). Includes partial annotated typescript; correspondence with Martin Secker and Warburg Ltd; editorial notes; contract slip; memos; production schedule; correspondence with author; press coverage; and sales figures by September 1963. 1 file, 1cm thick, February-September 1963

DM1107/S223: Michael Harrington, 'The other America: Poverty in the United States' (October 1963). Includes correspondence with Penguin Books Inc (USA); memos; invoice; plastic transparencies of cover design; correspondence with National Library for the Blind; and jacket of Macmillan edition. 1 file, 0.5 cm thick, March 1963-September 1969

DM1107/S224: Jim Northcott, 'Why Labour?' (June 1964). Includes copy of contract slip; correspondence with author; synopsis of the work; editorial notes; partial annotated typescript; correspondence with literary agent concerning contract for the work, as well as those for 'The Jungle' by Upton Sinclair, 'The Battle of Brussels' by Nora Beloff and 'The Silent Speakers' by Arthur Sellings; memos; proof page; correspondence with indexer; press coverage (includes coverage of 'Labour's New Frontiers' edited by Peter Hall and 'Why Conservative?' by Timothy Raison); correspondence with Penguin Books Inc (USA); and memo concerning 1966 pulping of remaining copies of the work as well as 'Why Conservative?' by Timothy Raison and 'Why Liberal?' by Harry Cowie. 1 file, 2cm thick, October 1962-March 1966

DM1107/S225: Timothy Raison, 'Why Conservative?' (April 1964). Includes synopsis; correspondence with author; correspondence with indexer; and correspondence discussing potential serialisation in The Sunday Telegraph of The Sunday Times. 1 file, 0.5cm, March 1960-September 1964

DM1107/S226: Tom Stonier, 'Nuclear Disaster' (July 1964). Includes correspondence with Meridian Books concerning the work, 'Anarchism' by George Woodcock; 'Economic History of the United States' and 'Readings in Educational Theory' (authors unspecified); correspondence with Robert Jungk regarding introduction to the work; page proofs; handwritten notes; reader's queries; correspondence with MacGibbon & Kee Ltd regarding hardcover edition; correspondence with author; memos; correspondence between author and Bertrand Russell; production schedule; and correspondence with Penguin lawyer. 1 file, 1.5 cm thick, July 1963-October 1966

DM1107/S227: Robert Scheer and Maurice Zeitlin, 'Cuba: An American Tragedy' (January 1964). Includes correspondence with authors; biographical information; correspondence concerning 'The Marxists' by C. Wright Mills; contract slip; editorial notes; sales figures for October 1964; and discussion of foreign language rights. 1 file, 1.5cm thick, March 1963-October 1971

DM1107/S228: 'Traffic in Towns: The specially shortened edition of the Buchanan Report' (April 1964). First file includes press coverage; typed manuscript; correspondence with author; handwritten list of figures; memos; biographical information on author; photocopies of typescript; correspondence with Her Majesty's Stationery Office; sales figures as of April 1965; and later discussion of translation rights. Second file contains typescript. 2 files, 3cm and 2cm thick, December 1961-December 1970

DM1107/S229: Margot Bennett, 'The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Atomic Radiation' (July 1964). First file contains first draft of the work only; subsequent files include further drafts of chapters; correspondence with author; editorial notes; research materials; contract slip; typescript; and discussion of publishing author's crime novels in 1964. Six files, all 0.5-2cm thick, May 1962-September 1964

DM1107/S230: Andrew Hill and Anthony Whichelow, 'What's wrong with Parliament?', (March 1964). First file includes correspondence with authors; correspondence with literary agency Curtis Brown regarding efforts to serialise 'The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Atomic Radiation' by Margot Bennett in Queen, Harper's Bazaar and Good Housekeeping. Second file contains typescript. 2 files, each 1.5 cm thick, December 1961-May 1967

DM1107/S231: Gerda Cohen, 'What's Wrong with Hospitals?' (April 1964). Includes correspondence with author, including discussion of potential meeting with Enoch Powell; synopsis; correspondence with Ministry of Health; expenses; copy of contract slip; correspondence with Penguin lawyer; and memos. 1 file, 1.5cm thick, June 1962-August 1967

DM1107/S232: Ben Whitaker, 'The Police' (April 1964). Includes correspondence with author and Maureen Cain; contract slip; discussion of libel insurance; memos; publicity information; synopsis; correspondence with Penguin lawyer; sales figures as of November 1964 and August 1971; annual sales figures 1966-1970; three copies of magazine The Listener (December 27 1962); research materials; typescript; correspondence regarding the possibility of new book on topic of police in 1979 (contains photographs). 1 file, 3cm thick, June 1963-July 1979

DM1107/S233: Denis Warner, 'The Last Confucian' (August 1964). Includes press coverage; editorial notes; correspondence with Penguin Books Inc (USA); correspondence with Angus & Robertson Ltd about hardcover edition; correspondence concerning indexing of 'Tenant v. Landlord'; memos; discussion of translation rights; and discussion of reversion of rights in 1971. 1 file, 0.5cm thick, October 1963-May 1980

DM1107/S235: Harry Cowie, 'Why Liberal?' (July 1964). Includes partial typescripts; biographical note on author; correspondence with George Watson (editor of the journal Radical Alternative) concerning proposed political book in 1962; correspondence with author; memos; contract slip; and correspondence with printers. 1 file, 1cm thick, March 1962-September 1964

DM1107/S236: Charles Foley, 'Legacy of Strife: Cyprus from Rebellion to Civil War' (July 1964). Includes editorial notes; correspondence with author; political cartoons; photographs; correspondence with Longmans Green; and correspondence with Penguin lawyer. 1 file, 1cm thick, May 1964-August 1966

DM1107/S237: Harold Wilson, 'The New Britain: Labour's Plan' (July 1964). Includes correspondence with author's private secretary; correspondence with author; partial typescript; and correspondence with Penguin lawyer regarding libel assessment for the work as well as 'The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Atomic Radiation' by Margot Bennett, 'The Future of the Welfare State' by David C. Marsh and 'Nuclear Disaster' by Tom Stonier. 1 file, 0.5cm thick, February 1964-May 1971

DM1107/S238: David C. Marsh, 'The Future of the Welfare State' (November 1964). Includes contract slip; correspondence with author, including discussion of the reversion of rights in 1969; memos; correspondence concerning libel cover; and correspondence with Institute of Economic Affairs. 1 file, 0.5cm thick, May 1964-July 1969

DM1107/S239: Geoffrey Moorhouse, 'Britain in the Sixties: The Other England' (August 1964). Correspondence with author; press coverage; editorial notes; correspondence regarding proposed serialisation of the work in the Birmingham Evening Mail and the Northern Echo; sales figures as of September 1964; and correspondence regarding libel insurance. 1 file, 1cm thick, September 1963-December 1965

DM1107/S241: Ronald Segal, 'The Crisis of India' (April 1965). Includes contract slip; correspondence with author, including discussion of revised edition in 1970; sales figures as of May 1965; memos; discussion of sale of hardcover rights to the work to Jonathan Cape Ltd; correspondence with Penguin Books Inc (USA); correspondence with Penguin lawyer regarding libel assessment for the work; libel reports; correspondence with Stein and Day Publishers; correspondence with The Sunday Times regarding proposed serialisation of the work; typescript; press coverage; discussion of reprint in 1966; and correspondence concerning Gujerati translation of the work in 1965. 2 files, 3cm and 0.5cm thick; November 1962-February 1971

DM1107/S242: Mary Grigg, 'The Challenor Case' (January 1965). Includes correspondence with Elek Books Ltd regarding hardcover edition of the work; partial typescripts; correspondence with National Council for Civil Liberties; editorial notes; discussion with Penguin lawyer concerning libel assessment of the work; correspondence with author; memos, including one discussing progress of the work as well as that of 'Economics of Developing Countries' by Lord Walston and 'British Economic Policy in the Sixties' (renamed 'A Suitable Case for Treatment: What to do about the Balance of Payments' prior to publication) by John Cooper; and correspondence regarding libel insurance. 1 file, 2cm thick, July 1964-January 1966

DM1107/S243: Ghita Ionescu, 'The Break-up of the Soviet Empire in Eastern Europe' (June 1965). First file contains typed manuscript only; second file includes correspondence with author; contract slip; editorial notes; typed, annotated manuscript; memo regarding libel insurance; discussion concerning possible revised edition in 1971; and correspondence concerning reversion of rights in 1971, a proposed dictionary of Indian saints and the publication date of 'Opposition' by Ghita Ionescu and Isabel de Madariaga. 2 files, both 2.5cm thick, November 1964-September 1971

DM1107/S244: Ruth First, 'One Hundred and Seventeen Days' (June 1965). Includes synopsis; correspondence with author; sales figures; correspondence concerning 'Ghana' by David Williams; correspondence with Home Office; correspondence with Stein & Day Publishers, including discussion of 'Waiting for the End', 'The Second Stone' and 'Back to China' by Leslie Fiedler; production schedule; correspondence with insurance brokers; discussion of serialising the work in The Observer and South African newspaper, the Daily Nation; correspondence with Houghton Mifflin Co; memo concerning royalties; discussion of translation into European and Japanese languages; a copy of book cover; and correspondence with BBC concerning the broadcast rights to the work. 1 file, 2cm thick, May 1964-December 1967

DM1107/S245: Paul Foot, 'Immigration and Race in British Politics' (August 1965). First file contains correspondence with author's literary agent concerning revised edition of the work in 1971. Second file includes contract slip; memos; copy of blurb; correspondence with author, including later discussion of a work on docks; discussion of libel insurance; correspondence with (USA); libel assessment; correspondence with Penguin lawyer; discussion of potential serialisation in The Observer and The Sunday Telegraph; correspondence with Penguin lawyer and Theodore Goddard & Co regarding a libel claim; correspondence with Royal National Institute for the Blind concerning proposal to transcribe the work into Braille, as well as 'Turgenev: Fathers and Sons' translated by Rosemary Edmonds, 'Nausea' by Jean-Paul Sartre, translated by Robert Baldick, 'Guide to the British Economy' by Peter Donaldson and 'German Short Stories' edited by Richard Newnham; correspondence regarding indexing; and discussion of possible Pelican edition of the work in 1969. 2 files, 2cm and 0.5cm thick, November 1964-November 1971

DM1107/S246: Martin E. Gettleman (ed.), 'Vietnam' (April 1966). Includes correspondence concerning 'Vietnam! Vietnam!' by Felix Greene; correspondence with Random House; cover brief; correspondence with Fawcett World Library; typescript; memos; correspondence with author, including discussion of a possible reprint in May 1966; correspondence with The China Quarterly; sales figures as of August 1966; correspondence concerning translation rights; and discussion of reversion of rights in 1970. 1 file, 1.5cm thick, January 1966-March 1970

DM1107/S247: Juliet Rhys-Williams, Susan Glyn (ed.), 'A New Look at Britain's Economic Policy' (October 1965). Includes research material; correspondence with literary agent; correspondence with editor; memos; contract slip; comments on manuscript by Michael Shanks; correspondence with author; and correspondence with Roy Harrod regarding corrections to be made. 1 file, 2cm thick, June 1964-November 1965

DM1107/S248: Edward Beddington-Behrens, 'Is There Any Choice? Britain Must Join Europe' (June 1966). Includes correspondence with author; partial typescripts; a copy of 'European Co-operation in Advanced Technology: Report of a Conference Arranged by the United Kingdom Council of the European Movement, July 1965'; memo regarding royalties and advance; sales figures as of 21 September 1966; and copy of 'United Kingdom Council of the European Movement Chairman's Report, 1964-65'. 1 file, 3cm thick, January 1966-September 1966

DM1107/S249: Peter Laurie, 'Drugs: Medical, Psychological and Social Facts' (March 1967). Includes synopsis; correspondence with literary agent; correspondence with author, including a brief discussion of 'The Addict in the Street' by Jeremy Larner and Ralph Tefferteller; correspondence with Roy Jenkins regarding proposed visit by author to Metropolitan Police's drug squad; contract slip; memos, including two concerning proposed book entitled 'Drugs in the Service of Man' in 1962; libel report; and discussion of revised edition in 1969. 1 file, 2.5cm thick, January 1962-December 1968

DM1107/S250: Bruce Grant, 'Indonesia' (August 1967). Includes memos concerning editorial and production decisions. 1 file, 0.5cm thick, September 1966-January 1968

DM1107/S252: Neville Brown, 'Arms Without Empire: British Defence in the Modern World' (October 1967). Partial typescript; contract slip; correspondence with author; synopsis; correspondence with literary agent; editorial notes; comments on the manuscript by Evan Luard; and a synopsis. 1 file, 1cm thick, October 1966-May 1968

DM1107/S253: Robin Blackburn and Alexander Cockburn, 'The Incompatibles: Trade Union Militancy and the Consensus' (May 1967). Includes correspondence with editors; contract slip; draft outline; and two libel reports and associated correspondence. 1 file, 0.5cm thick, August 1966-May 1967

DM1107/S254: John Cooper, 'A Suitable Case for Treatment: What to do about the Balance of Payments' (June 1968). Includes correspondence with literary agent; correspondence with author; partial typescripts; correspondence with Michael Shanks; contract slip; synopsis; typescript; cover brief; correspondence with Penguin lawyer regarding libel assessment; and press coverage. 1 file, 3cm thick, January 1964-August 1969

DM1107/S254: Sean Gervasi and Robert Rowthorne, 'Beyond the Freeze' [not published]. Includes two leaflets entitled 'Beyond the Freeze: A Socialist Policy for Economic Growth', published in 1966; cover brief; contract slip; correspondence with Sean Gervasi and literary agent; and partial typescripts. 1 file, 2cm thick, September-December 1966

DM1107/S255: Felix Greene, 'Vietnam! Vietnam!' (April 1967). First file includes page proof; memos; discussion of potential reprint in June 1967; correspondence with Double Dot Press; correspondence with Jonathan Cape Ltd; negative of page from Jonathan Cape Ltd edition of the work. Second file contains correspondence with Jonathan Cape Ltd from 1966, confirming simultaneous publication of the work. 2 files, 1cm and 0.5cm thick, October 1966-February 1972

DM1107/S256: Gabriel Roth, 'Paying for Roads: The Economics of Traffic Congestion' (July 1967). Includes biographical information on author; correspondence with author; memos concerning production costs and potential publish price; editorial notes; partial typescripts; page proof; and discussion of American edition of the work in 1968. 1 file, 1.5cm thick, June 1966-April 1974

DM1107/S258: Douglas Jay, 'After the Common Market' (April 1968). Includes correspondence with author; contract slip; cover brief; press coverage; sales figures for August 1968; and discussion of advertisement. 1 file, 1cm thick, September 1967-May 1973

DM1107/S259: Mary McCarthy, 'Vietnam' (January 1968). Includes correspondence with George Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd; contract slip; and press coverage. 1 file, 0.5cm thick, May-December 1967

DM1107/S261: Pierre Uri (ed., intro.), 'From Commonwealth to Common Market' (March 1968). Includes partial typescripts; contract slip; correspondence with author; correspondence with contributors; editorial notes; discussion of libel assessment; and later correspondence concerning pulping of remaining copies of the work. 1 file, 1cm thick, June 1967-January 1973

DM1107/S262: Raymond Williams (ed.), 'May Day Manifesto 1968' (April 1968). Includes correspondence with author; contract slip; press coverage; memos; sales figures as of October 1968; and discussion of Japanese edition of the work. 1 file, 0.5cm, January 1968-June 1969

DM1107/S264: Eric Moonman (ed.) and Jane Moonman (assoc. ed.), 'Science and Technology in Europe (October 1968). Includes partial typescripts; correspondence with editor, including a brief discussion of 'Israel and the Arabs' by Maxime Rodinson; cover brief; synopsis; contract slip; accounts; discussion of seminar organised by The Guardian to be held on 28 October 1968; promotional leaflets; and discussion of pulping of the book in 1971 and possibility of publishing revised edition. 1 file, 1cm thick, April 1968-August 1971

DM1107/S265: Paul Foot, 'The Politics of Harold Wilson' (September 1968). Includes correspondence with author; copy of blurb; correspondence with Penguin lawyer concerning libel assessment; libel report; correspondence with Her Majesty's Stationery office; correspondence with author's literary agent, including discussion concerning proposed work on Hanratty and revised edition of 'Immigration and Race in British Politics' in 1968; and editorial notes. 1 file, 1cm thick, September 1966-November 1968

DM1107/S266: Alexander Cockburn and Robin Blackburn (eds.), 'Student Power: Problems, Diagnosis, Action' (February 1969). Includes editorial notes; correspondence with editor; memos; cover brief; copy of interview with Herbert Marcuse in New Left Review (undated); contract slip; correspondence with Penguin Books Inc (USA); discussion of potential serialisation in The Sunday Times or The Guardian; press coverage; correspondence concerning reprint in April 1969; correspondence with Gillhams Solicitors and Penguin lawyer concerning possible copyright infringement; correspondence with Charles Marowitz concerning 'The Marowitz Hamlet & The Tragical History of Dr Faustus'; and discussion of reprint in May 1970. 1 file, 1cm thick, June 1966-December 1969

DM1107/S267: 'Matters of Principle: Labour's Last Chance' (September 1968). Includes contract slip; correspondence with editor; correspondence with contributors; and correspondence with Penguin lawyer. 1 file, 1 cm thick, June-October 1968

DM1107/S268: Gabriel and Daniel Cohn-Bendit, 'Obsolete Communism' (May 1969). Includes contract slip. 1 file, 4 documents, September 1968-May 1969

DM1107/S269: Patrick Seale and Maureen McConville, 'French Revolution 1968' (September 1968). First file includes biographical information on authors; correspondence with literary agent; partial copy of Publishers weekly (21 October 1968); correspondence with Ballantine Books Inc; and correspondence with William Heinemann Ltd concerning joint production of the work and details of details of advances, royalties, prices and costs. Second file includes correspondence with authors; libel report and associated correspondence; correspondence with Heinemann; and correspondence with Martin Secker and Warburg Ltd concerning 'The Red Book and the Great Wall' by Alberto Moravia and 'The New French Revolution' by John Ardagh. 2 files, both 1cm thick, March 1968-February 1969

DM1107/S270: J.P. Mackintosh, 'The Devolution of Power: Local Democracy, Regionalism and Nationalism (November 1968). Includes correspondence with Charles Knight & Co Ltd and Chatto & Windus Ltd regarding joint production of the work; partial, annotated manuscript; correspondence with author; libel report and associated correspondence; discussion of potential serialisation in Sunday Mail; and contract slip. 1 file, 1cm thick, May-December 1968

DM1107/S271: Z.A.B. Zeman, 'Prague Spring: A Report on Czechoslovakia 1968' (January 1969). Includes partial typescript; contract slip; catalogue note; correspondence with literary agent; editorial notes; correspondence with William Heinemann Ltd; correspondence with Hill & Wang Inc, including discussion of cover design; correspondence with Penguin lawyer concerning libel report; and sales figures as of March 1970. 1 file, 0.5cm thick, June 1968-March 1970

DM1107/S272: Andrew Kopkind, 'America: The Mixed Curse' (May 1969). Includes correspondence with author; correspondence with magazine New Republic; contract slip; correspondence with literary agents; publicity material for the US newspaper Mayday (edited by author); copies of articles written by author; cover brief; contract slip; editorial notes; correspondence concerning cover image; catalogue note; and correspondence concerning pulping of the work in 1973. 1 file, 1.5cm, April 1968-March 1973

DM1107/S273: George E.G. Catlin, 'The Atlantic Commonwealth' (April 1969). Includes memos; book proposal; correspondence with literary agent; contract slip; catalogue note; partial typescript; extensive correspondence with author, including discussion of proposed autobiography; editorial notes; press coverage; copies of correspondence between author, Henry Kissinger and Winston Churchill; and correspondence with Penguin Books Inc (USA). 1 file, 3cm thick, February 1968-February 1970

DM1107/S274: Christopher R. Hill for Amnesty International (ed.), 'Rights and Wrongs: Essays on Human Rights' (June 1969). Includes correspondence with editor; partial typescripts; correspondence with Amnesty International; cover brief; memos; libel report and associated correspondence; contract slip; correspondence with contributors; sales figures as of October 1969; and two offprints of Peter Reddaway's chapter (entitled 'The Soviet Treatment of Dissenters and the Growth of a Civil Rights Movement'). 1 file, 3cm thick, August 1968-February 1970

DM1107/S275: John Pinder and Roy Price, 'Europe after De Gaulle: Towards a United States of Europe' (July 1969). Includes book proposal; contract slip; correspondence with authors; cover brief; discussion of European editions of the work; editorial notes; and libel report and associated correspondence. 1 file, 1cm thick, October 1967-August 1969

DM1107/S276: Frederick Forsyth, 'The Biafra Story' (June 1969). Includes a synopsis; correspondence with author; partial typescripts; libel report and associated correspondence; cover brief; contract slip; correspondence with the Penguin Books Inc (USA) concerning the work, as well as 'The Rise of the South African Reich' by Brian Bunting; catalogue note; press coverage; and correspondence with Longman Group Ltd concerning potential reissue in 1977. 1 file, 1.5 cm thick, February 1969-March 1977

DM1107/S277: Constantine Tsoucalas, 'The Greek Tragedy' (November 1969). Includes correspondence with author, including later discussion of reversion of rights; contract slip; correspondence with Amnesty International; research material; partial typescripts; editorial notes; and memos. 1 file, 2.5cm thick, April 1968-October 1979

DM1107/S279: Paul Foot, 'The Rise of Enoch Powell' (November 1969). Includes libel report and associated correspondence; correspondence with Cornmarket Press Ltd regarding simultaneous publication; synopsis; contract slip; catalogue note; memos; and editorial notes. 1 file, 1cm thick, July-November 1969

DM1107/S282: James D. Halloran, Philip Elliott, Graham Murdock, 'Demonstrations and Communication: A Case Study' (1970). Includes correspondence with author, including discussion of a book proposed by his colleague, Roger L. Brown; discussion of libel report; editorial notes; cover brief; and memos. 1 file, 0.5cm thick, August 1969-May 1973

DM1107/S283: Brian Lapping, 'The Labour Government 1964-70' (1970). Includes memos; correspondence with author; libel report and associated correspondence; discussion of a revised edition in 1971-72; and a cover brief. 1 file, 0.5 cm thick, May 1970-October 1973

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