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Nineteenth Century and Modern First Editions. 1980Catalogue of Nineteenth Century and Modern First Editions and Presentation Copies.
Editor unknown.
18-19 December 1980.
Sotheby’s.
London.
ISBN: None.
Auction catalogue.
Photographs throughout.
Hammond Page Ref.: p.361.

Notes
Lot 650 – Four letters to Peter Alford dating from 14 January 1956 to 2 April 1958. The lot description includes a brief excerpt mentioning the dramatisation for radio of The Lord of the Rings – “I am personally arrogantly convinced that I could myself devise a better libretto, but I have not the time.”

A tengwar inscription in a copy of The Fellowship of the Ring is reproduced - Elen síla lúmenn' ómentielmo.

More extensive quotations can be found in Valuable Printed Books and Manuscripts.

Not included in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien (1981).

 
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