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English Literature and History. 1991English Literature and History.
Editor unknown.
18 July 1991.
Sotheby’s.
London.
ISBN: None.
Auction catalogue.
Photographs throughout.
Hammond Page Ref.: p.367.

Notes
This catalogue includes four Tolkien-related lots:

Lot 359 - Two letters to Miss Turnbull dated 2 May and 19 May 1955. The lot description quotes from at least one of the letters discussing the completion of The Return of the King.

Lot 360 - A letter to Miss Turnbull dated 11 March 1949, discussing amongst other things, the forthcoming publication of Farmer Giles of Ham and the typing of The Lord of the Rings. A page from the letter is reproduced in a photograph. The lot also included a copy of Farmer Giles of Ham, given to Miss Turnbull by Tolkien.

Lot 361 - A letter to Leila and Patricia Kirke dated 9 January 1945. The lot description includes a quote from the letter discussing illustrations for The Lord of the Rings and help he had received in the production of the book from Christopher and Priscilla.

Lot 362 - Eight letters to Patricia Kirke written between 1954 and 1959. The lot description quotes from at least one of the letters, with Tolkien discussing religious relics and his calligraphic handwriting.

These letters are not included in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien (1981).

 
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