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'Sun Books was founded in 1965 by Brian Stonier, Geoffrey Dutton and Max Harris as an independent paperback publishing company. The three men had been responsible for the establishment of the Aus- tralian publishing arm of Penguin Books in 1961, but left to form their own company after conflict with London over the Australian list. Capital of £12 000 for the new venture was provided equally by Stonier and Dutton, and Stonier obtained a bank overdraft of £10 000. Harris's role was that of literary editor and adviser. He and Dutton, both Adelaide -based, had worked closely together on Australian Letters (1958-67) and Australian Book Review which they co-founded in 1962.' (Introduction 43-44)

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    y separately published work icon Paper Empires : A History of the Book in Australia 1946-2005 Craig Munro (editor), Robyn Sheahan-Bright (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006 Z1275326 2006 anthology criticism (taught in 3 units) The second of a series of studies of Australian book production and consumption. The work is organised into three sections: 'The Rise of Publishing ', 'Book Business' and 'Reaching Readers'. Within each grouping are chapters on related subjects, in some cases accompanied by illustrative case studies. St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006 pg. 43-47
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