Obelisk Press


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3 March 1929
The case alleging the obscenity of Sleeveless Errand by Norah C. James was heard at Bow Street in the presence of Sir Archibald Bodkin , Director of Public Prosecutions.
The Obelisk Press in Paris was established by Jack Kahane , in part to combat prudery in British publishing.
April 1935
Heinemann , publisher of Bessie Cotter by Wallace Smith , was fined £100 after pleading guilty to a charge of obscene libel.
Jack Kahane , owner of the Obelisk Press in Paris, died: he left his son Maurice the press, which had been founded in 1931 to combat British prudery.