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Letter to Tolkein from publisher
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Hi
I have a letter dated 30 March 1936 from George Allen & Unwin Ltd to Tolkein enquiring about whether he would edit Clark-Hall’s Beowulf. I have no idea if it has any value or not and if so where and how I would sell it. I would be very grateful if anyone could offer a view on this. I am based in London, UK

Posted on: 2012/7/14 9:24


Re: Letter to Tolkein from publisher
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Interesting. I'm sure a few here would be interested in seeing a scan of it. eBay would be your first option; if not someone here may just make you an offer privately.

Post an image of it here if you like.

BH

Posted on: 2012/7/14 9:30

Edited by Khamul on 2012/7/14 9:44:24
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Re: Letter to Tolkein from publisher
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Hopefully an image will be attached to this message

Thank you for the reply

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Posted on: 2012/7/14 12:09


Re: Letter to Tolkein from publisher
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Hmm sorry - that is a bit giant ...

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Cripes! --it's enormous. Very nice; how did you come to own it?

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