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

wellinghall
2 hours 7 minutes ago

Jlong
3 hours 5 minutes ago

Trotter
3 hours 46 minutes ago

Tapuvae
8 hours 29 minutes ago

Urulöké
8 hours 42 minutes ago

Deagol
9 hours 58 minutes ago

tolkienbrasil
13 hours 2 minutes ago

Roccondil
1 day 10 hours 10 minutes ago
Report message: *
 
* = Required

Re: Questions about Tolkien's Library

Subject: Re: Questions about Tolkien's Library
by Deagol on 2007/11/18 15:51:34

I have heard that Christopher still has most of his father's fiction library. The academic books and pamphlets were sold to several different people in Oxford, one of which attached labels to the books saying 'From the Library of J.R.R. Tolkien".

The biggest auction lot I know of was sold at Sotheby's on 18 December 1992 - the estimate was 1000-1500 GBP. The lot consisted of 392 offprints and pamphlets, 56 of which were annotated by JRRT - all bore the JRRT library label.
© 2015 TolkienGuide.com and respective authors. Contact Us