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

Trotter
53 seconds ago

tolkienbrasil
1 minute ago

Khamûl
22 minutes ago

wellinghall
1 hour 6 minutes ago

IngeborBel
1 hour 18 minutes ago

laurel
1 hour 22 minutes ago

Stu
3 hours 57 minutes ago

Christi712
5 hours 47 minutes ago

Browsing this Thread:   1 Anonymous Users





1957 letter on eBay to Professor Przemyslaw Mroczkowski, Polish historian of English Literature
Shirrif
Joined:
2006/6/5 22:04
From Essex, England
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Shirrif
Posts: 1552
Online
J.R.R. TOLKIEN. An autograph letter signed November 19, 1957, creator of a whole new world in his epic The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Tolkien writes, in a self-deprecating fashion, to Professor Przemyslaw Mroczkowski, Polish historian of English Literature, "My wife and I are very gratified for your invitation [from] you and your wife. I would, of course, but for the thought of the trouble we should be giving, be far more pleasant to have lunch chez vous." "I am dreadfully sorry that we cannot manage this Tuesday; but I do hope that you will find a chance to ask us again! (If I go to America at all, I will not be until the middle of March at the earliest). This is a very crowded week, and my wife is unfortunately not able to do many things (pleasant or otherwise) in succession. Tuesday is quote a good day usually." "I do not understand your use of 'bold'! It is extraordinarily kind of you both to bother about us. We are quite unimportant people. And I do hope that I have been bold enough to address you as a colleague without title. You will please do the same to me."

BuyitNow £2300

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/J-R-R-TOLKI ... hs_CV&hash=item35b3c28f82


Posted on: 2011/7/18 21:44






You can view topic.
You cannot start a new topic.
You cannot reply to posts.
You cannot edit your posts.
You cannot delete your posts.
You cannot add new polls.
You can vote in polls.
You cannot attach files to posts.
You cannot post without approval.

[Advanced Search]