An Illustrated Tolkien Bibliography

English Literature. 1983
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English Literature. 1983English Literature Comprising Printed Books, Autograph Letters and Manuscripts.
Editor unknown.
21-22 July 1983.
ISBN: None.
Auction catalogue.
Photographs throughout.
Hammond Page Ref.: p.363.

This catalogue includes a number of Tolkien-related lots:

Lot 534 Quotes from a notes made on a transcript of an interview with Daphne Cloke (née Castell), date not stated but c.1966, giving his views on the analysis of a work of fiction rather than the enjoyment of it: ”…comparable to a man who having enjoyed some food … used an emetic before digestion was complete and sent the regurgitation to be chemically analysed…”. See p.193.

Lot 535 Quotes from a letter to Graham Tawar, dated 4-5 June 1971, in which Tolkien discusses the names Gondor and Tolkien, and linguistic invention. Tolkien’s signature and a footnote are reproduced above the lot description. See p.194.

Lot 536 Quotes from a letter to Graham Tawar, dated 3 May 1972, in which Tolkien accepts an invitation to dine with the London Old Edwardians. See p.195.

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