amgraham at cygnus.uwa.edu.au
Mon Nov 12 19:55:35 EST 2001
> A couple of fans of old school stories have reprinted
> facsmile copies of
> some books by Elsie Oxenham - their site is at
They have also published books by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. See
However I have to just say that neither the Oxenhams nor the Brent-Dyers
were out of copyright.
The heirs of Brent-Dyer have given their permission to publish the
Oxenham's heirs haven't in general, however this one book has a
different copyright owner who Has allowed it to be republished.
I haven't seen any
> of the books
> but they are certainly selling well, and seem to me extremely
> cheap at £9.99
> including postage. That must be much easier, though, as the
> books are out of
> copyright. I would imagine DWJ wouldn't want to get involved
> in a small
> press deal at a stage when she is becoming increasingly
> well-known and in
> demand, though.
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