File A1/1 - The valley, the city, the village

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The valley, the city, the village


  • 1955-1984 (with gaps) (Creation)

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2 folders (3.5 cm.)

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The file comprises correspondence, 1955-1984 (with gaps), including draft letters by Glyn Jones, relating to The valley, the city, the village (London, 1956 and 1980), mostly from the publishers, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, and includes letters from Jack Jones (copy), Raymond Garlick, Gwyn Jones (2), Gwyn Thomas, Les Faber, Elwyn Davies, Aneirin Talfan Davies, Elwyn Evans, A. G. Prys-Jones (2), and Roland Mathias. Some letters contain references to The island of apples. -- Also included are royalty statements, 1956-1960 and 1980-1983, drafts of extracts from the novel which appear to have been adapted for radio [1963], miscellaneous notes, 1956-1958, printed reviews of the novel, 1956-1957, and a copy of the introduction to the 1980 reprint of the book.

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Cuttings and transcripts of reviews of The valley, the city, the village, 1956-1957, are included in file A11/2. A passage from the novel, [?1987], is also included in A9/2. Drafts and notes for the novel are also in NLW MSS 20708-20712C.

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Preferred citation: A1/1

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  • Text: A1/1 (1).