|Holding Together, or, The Ink of the Octopus
A selection of autographs and manuscripts collected as Catalogue 8.
Edited by Melissa and Mark Hime.
Melissa and Mark Hime / Biblioctopus.
Page Ref.: pp.362-3.
The description for lot 30, a collection of letters between J.R.R. Tolkien, Colin Smythe, Tolkienís secretary and Joy Hill, includes brief quotes from two letters from JRRT to Smythe:
1) Dated 10 April 1968, regarding the possibility of supplying a poem, presumably for an anthology, Tolkien mentions that two were included in Winterís Tales for Children.
2) Dated 4 June 1968, again regarding the possibility of supplying a poem, Tolkien promises something about Westernesse.
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