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Life of Joseph Wright. 1932The Life of Joseph Wright.
E.M. Wright.
Volume II.
1st Edition 1932.
Oxford University Press.
Hardback in dustwrapper.
Illustrations throughout.
Hammond Page Ref.: p.354.

Includes extracts from a letter by Tolkien to Joseph Wright dated 26 January 1925.

Wright had recently retired from his post as Professor of Comparative Philology at Oxford. Tolkien sends his best wishes and reveals that it was Wright’s works that had introduced him to philology as a schoolboy.

See page 651.

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