2 edition of R.A. Caton and the Fortune Press. found in the catalog.
R.A. Caton and the Fortune Press.
Timothy D"Arch Smith
Written in English
Extracted from the The Times Literary Supplement, 12th Sept. 1980.
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London, Bertram Rota, This Special Collections Spotlight article was contributed on 21 March by Charlotte Hoare, Library Graduate Trainee This is a tantalizing memoir about the publisher of the infamous Fortune Press. Unfortunately it is far too short, thus undoubtedly leaving out much interesting and instructive information about the business of publishing "amatory unorthodoxy", in other words "obscene matter", 3/5.
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Reginald Ashley Caton (–) was an English publisher. He appears as a literary character, especially in novels by Kingsley Amis.
In he founded the Fortune Press in London, initially as a small press specialising in gay was his admiration R.A. Caton and the Fortune Press. book the Nonesuch Press’s translation of Plato’s Symposium, however, that he published an almost exact copy of it.
R.A. Caton and the Fortune Press. A Memoir and a Hand-list Author d'Arch Smith, T Format/binding Cloth, 8vo, Book condition Used - Fine in Fine dustwrapper Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Bertram Rota, London, first edition, Place of Publication London Date published Pages 92 pp Keywords.
R.A. Caton and the Fortune Press. Asphodel Editions (). Hardcover. Item # This is the revised edition of the author's bibliography of the Fortune Press.
This edition includes a wealth of new material, including the identity of some of the psuedonymous authors. Discovered in a copy of Raymond Tong’s Angry Decade, a slim volume brought out by the famous Fortune Press in Augustis that rarest of objects—a review slip inscribed in the handwriting of the actual publisher, R.
Caton—known to his friends (if he had any) as 'Reggie'.Nowadays a publisher’s slip like this would normally be filled in by some unpaid, starry-eyed intern with a B. The Fortune Press, originally named Fortune and Merriman, was founded in by Reginald Ashley Caton () in London, England.
From the beginning, Caton encountered legal copyright conflicts with Nonesuch Press in and 'The Fortune Press', Philip Larkin complained in'is only a yelping-ground for incompetents who can’t get a hearing elsewhere'.
At the time Larkin had just posted his novel Jill to Caton, who was also preparing to bring out his debut collection of poems, The North protracted publication of both books and the censorship of Jill by Caton (himself, ironically, a publisher of.
Caton, who most probably knew of the firm’s activities beforehand — it is known that the Fortune Press printed some of their editions in France, either to save money or to avoid prosecution for obscenity in England — capitalised on the imminent break-up of Groves & Michaux to acquire some new stock.
Call it lazy journalism if you like, and we at Jot do, but in all the obituaries of the great publisher George Weidenfeld in there is no mention of the magazine Contact, which he edited from This is a glaring omission, since it is a showcase for the talents that this refugee from the Nazi Anschluss of Austria inshared in abundance with so many other émigrés from the.
Timothy d'Arch Smith - R A Caton and The Fortune Press, Asphodel Editions, Red cloth gilt as new. This is the revised edition of the author's bibliography of the Fortune Press.
This edition includes a wealth of new material, including the identity of. Caton and the Fortune Press: A Memoir and a Hand-List by Smith, Timothy D'Arch and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Reginald Ashley Caton (–) was an English publisher, variously described as 'eccentric', 'raffish', a 'miser' and a 'rogue publisher'.
He appears as a literary character, especially in novels by Kingsley Amis. In he founded the Fortune Press in London, initially as a small press specialising in gay was his admiration for the Nonesuch Press’s translation of. Get this from a library. R.A. Caton and the Fortune Press: a memoir and a hand list.
[Timothy D'Arch Smith] -- The Fortune Press " began publishing in the nineteen-twenties a series of interesting and curious limited editions; it changed direction in the mid-thirities to a more general and commercial.
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In his novels up to The Anti-Death League Kingsley Amis featured characters named Caton, after R.A. Caton, of the Fortune Press who published Amis's first book of poems, Bright November, but did not promote it properly in Amis's view.
More merciful than Waugh, in The Anti-Death League Caton dies and his name disappears from Amis's work. R.A. Caton and the Fortune Press: a memoir and a hand-list.
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*For this new edition, he also adds an extra chapter on Crowley. R.A. Caton and the Fortune Press. London: Bertram Rota (). Hardcover. Item # The definitive biliography of the Fortune Press. Fine in fine jacket.
Uncommon. Price: $. Collection Overview. The collection contains 37 letters, some typescript and some handwritten, 14 Feb Aug. and undated, to R.A. Caton and the Fortune Press, London, concerning drawings Egan is to do for English translations of four books by Pierre Louis (): Aphrodite, Adventures of King Pausole, Cyprian Masques (attributed to Lucian of Samosata), and The Songs of Bilitis.Please, keep the Fortune Family Book Series alive and coming.
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Each new book is wonderful!Series I. Letters and correspondence consists primarily of letters received by Montague Summers which are enhanced in several instances by the survival of Summers' holographic letter drafts; these correspondences are found primarily in the letters from R.A.
Caton of Fortune Press and Greville Poke of Everybody's Weekly, longtime publishers of Summers work.