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A supplement to Samuel Squire Sprigge's book about different kinds of publishing agreements, written by George Herbert Thring. Reprinted from The Author.

A literary agency, assisting authors in placing manuscripts with publishers. Management was voluntary and unpaid, and there was a separate Council for the Syndicate. The Syndicate's services were, initially, only available to members of the Society.…

(John) Oswald Frederick Crawfurd (1834–1909); writer and diplomatist.

J. M. D. Meiklejohn (1836–1902); writer of school books.

Wilfrid Meynell (1852–1948); newspaper publisher and editor.

Provides a list of periodicals and their policies with regard to unsolicited manuscripts, especially whether or not manuscripts are returned to the author when rejected.

A report from the Sub-Committee on the Price of Novels (Marie Belloc Lowndes, Charles Garvice, E. W. Hornung, W. W. Jacobs and Samuel Squire Sprigge) on the feasibility of reducing the price of novels from 6 shillings to 2 or 3 shillings, including a…

Sir (Samuel) Squire Sprigge (1860–1937); medical editor and author.

Emily Morse Symonds (1860–1936); novelist and playwright (as George Paston).

A synopsis of publication in several European countries which follow the German Code of Commerce, written by Ernst Lunge.

Provides an overview of the costs of producing a book, from composition and typesetting to printing, binding, moulding, stereotyping and advertising. The chapters focus on three-volume, two-volume and one-volume novels, travel and science books,…

A report on the three conferences held in March 1887 on the maintenance of literary property, the profession of authorship, and dramatic rights and property.

Written by Samuel Squire Sprigge to support the demand of the Society, as made in the Annual Report of 1889, for "just treatment as prevails in all other branches of business". With chapters on literary property and different profit systems.

A guide for young writers written by Walter Besant, including chapters on the cost of production, methods of publishing, copyright, and choosing publishers, literary agents and editors. Also includes a prospectus for the Society of Authors.

George Herbert Thring (1859–1941); Secretary to the Society of Authors.

Charles Henry Middleton-Wake (1828–1915); clergyman.
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