Login

Or
Register Now


Already have an account?
Username:

Password:

Remember me

Lost Your Password?
Main Menu
Collector's Guide Table of Contents
Recent Visitors

Stu
42 minutes ago

Urulöké
48 minutes ago

ReneBlaloc
2 hours 12 minutes ago

StormyHoll
2 hours 22 minutes ago

Roccondil
2 hours 53 minutes ago

tolkienbrasil
3 hours 3 minutes ago

Jerrywiner
3 hours 25 minutes ago

Findegil
4 hours 43 minutes ago
Report message: *
 
* = Required

Re: JRRT vs Ronald

Subject: Re: JRRT vs Ronald
by garm on 2009/9/12 5:00:37

Looking back on this old(ish) thread, I see I forgot to mention that Tolkien would also sign with initials only;

To K.S. with greeting from J.R.R.T

and

M.E.G. from J.R.R.T

- both on copies of 'Beowulf: the Monsters and the Critics'. The first is to the man who taught him Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, Kenneth Sisam. The second is to his pupil Elaine Griffiths, who was instrumental in the publication of TH.

These copies would have been signed in July 1937; that is, only a couple of months before the publication of TH.