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"Mr. Graves and I used an old proof press purchased second-hand. Our type we procured from Monotype of London, using a Caslon punt exclusively; our paper was exclusiely Batchelor's hand..."
"Among the papers (photographic-style reproductions) were pages of your authorship, concerning THe Seizin Press. There has been some delay in this person's continuing with the bibliographical work - for one reason, because of my having been hard-pressed with work in hand..."
"My book is to be a general history of private presses, covering the whole field from the 15th century onwards, and so my account of Seizin will necessarily be brief. I have typed out the passages which relate to the Press, and these are on the attached sheets."
"...I am attributing this to a common effect where the shadow of Mr. Graves' work falls over writers' pages. So much perversion of actualities relating to myself, and suppression of fact concerning Mr. Graves' work in relation to mine, and to myself, have been achieved that it is indeed remarkable that any instinct of truth survives, in my regard."
"I come somewhat late to the task of making my report to you on your paragraphs on The Seizin Press."
The letter clarifies the history of the Seizin press and Jackson's association with the press.
"I broke association with Mr. Graves because of certain dissatisfactions. My breaking the association was not of one piece with an act of repudiating '22 books'."
"However, you followed, in how you wrote, lines of treatment of your subject-matter set by drifts of literary publicity, and by conventional attitudes to women (as writers, or anything else outside certain fields of activity)--attitudes far more persistent than they are believed to be in this supposedly fast-moving age."
"...I shall still be very grateful for the help you have given me in putting my brief account of the Seizin Press into better shape. You are quite right in suggesting that I should have contacted you initially, instead of relying on the Moran-Graves version."
"But I will send you immediate word to say it is a joy to me to meet...with the new so much cleaner atmosphere, and work."
"And so you are a librarian. A rather young librarian (at a university library) is visiting me with his wife in the Christmas week. He has been quite long working on a bibliography of my writings, but held back from consulting me until about a year ago."