Rare Book & Manuscript Library

John Baxter Collection of Olympia Press manuscripts, 1979-1988

Series I: Papers

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Box 1 Promotional Material, undated

Box 1 Maurice Girodias Letters to Nick Austin, 1988

Austin was the publishing director for Grafton Books. The letters include a discussion of a possible English translation of his autobiography, The Frog Prince.

Box 1 Maurice Girodias Letter to Samuel Beckett, 1986, t.l. (copy), 7 pp.

Copy. Letter discusses Deidre Bair's biography of Beckett, Girodias's clashes with Barney Rosset of Grove Press, and his thoughts about publishing in general and Olympia in particular.

Box 1 Maurice Girodias Letter to Henry Miller, 1979, a.l.s., 1 p., with envelope

Box 1 Maurice Girodias, "Une journée sur la terre", 1987

Photocopy of "Une journée sur la terre" from L'Infini, Autome 1987.