Documents associated with: Star, The (London)
Record 11 of 15
110. Rue de Bac - Paris -
My dear Heinemann -
It was quite right and also very nice of you to send me the poor Lika Joko thing - Whenever you see anything or hear anything I rely upon you to let me know -
I suppose you have followed a bit matters since then - Look up the two last weeks Speaker and also get tomorrows - in all three numbers.
The little matter begins with reflections upon Mr Whistler in an article on the "Sensitiveness of Satiricals" - and ought to end with a little note tomorrow -
[p. 2] I trust soon to turn up in town for a moment -
What about the Gentle Art?
It will be time soon to begin preparations for a new Edition -
Meanwhile I think I must put together all the Du Maurier campaign and let you have it set up that we may see how it looks! - We can then get it into pretty shape -
Say nothing about all this yet -
Write us a line of news. Tell us what is going on? -
I fancy I have wiped
Envelope:[illegible notes in another hand]
William Heinemann. Esq
21. Bedford Street
Covent Garden -
[stamp:] [REPUBLIQUE FRANCAIS?] 25
[postmark:] PARIS-80 / R-DU BAC / 4E 9 / [NOV / 94?]
1. [9 November 1894]
Dated by postmark.
3. Lika Joko
Anon., 'Trilby: an Open Letter,' Lika Joko, 20 October 1894.
5. Gentle Art
Whistler, James McNeill, The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, 2nd ed., London and New York, 1892; there were no further editions.
Harpers and Brothers, publishers.
7. Du Maurier campaign
JW had demanded that the publishers withdraw sections alluding to a thinly disguised JW as the 'Idle Apprentice' in Du Maurier, George, 'Trilby,' Harper's New Monthly Magazine, serialised, begun 1 January 1894; reprinted (expunged) as Trilby: A Novel, New York, 1894; regular ed., London and New York, 1895. See his letter to Harper's,  September 1894, #09879.