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Correspondence concerning the proof reading of Churchill's The Second World War.
A collection of letters to C.C. Wood relating to the proof reading of The Second World War. Comprising: A) 8 typed and signed letters from John Sundell of the Editorial Department at the publishers Cassell & Company, various dates between 25th September and 20th November 1953, all relating to the work that Wood was doing on the proofs. B) 2 typed and signed letters from John Robinson of the Art Department at Cassell & Company, dated 29 September 1953 and 4 January 1954, relating to drawings and maps for The Second World War. C) A short manuscript note (1 Oct. 1953) to Wood from Commodore G.G. Allen, one of Churchill's literary advisers, on Cabinet Office notepaper, answering a query about the "Duplex Drive". D) A short note to Wood, on a slip bearing the Prime Minister's armorial device, dated 3/11/53, and initialled "D.K." (presumably Denis Kelly, who was archivist of the Churchill papers). E) 2 carbon copies of typed notes from C.C. Wood, one of which is to General Pownall, the other to Commodore Allen. F) A single galley proof sheet, with manuscript corrections, "Volume VI. Sir Winston Churchill's Overtake Corrections. List No. 17." Some marginal creases or tears to some of the letters, otherwise a very good collection, preserved in a custom made cloth-covered flapcase with a leather label.
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