Browsing this Thread: 1 Anonymous Users
Original Letters from Tolkien to "Mr Jackson"....!
From Essex, UK
"How fabulous are these! Two original letters from JRR Tolkien (belonging to a client of ours) re: a stage production of The Hobbit. I'm sure Peter Jackson would be interested to know that a namesake and fellow "back-room boy of the drama" actually got to correspond with the great man."
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?se ... 91.136794089764167&type=1
The 29th January 1968 letter is one that I have not seen mentioned before (not in the superb Hammond & Scull Companion and Guide) or that I can see in the Addenda and Corrigenda on their website (http://www.hammondandscull.com/addenda/companion.html).
Tolkien appears to have made a mistake in the letter which has been manually corrected, so do people think he typed this himself?
He had a fulltime secretary in 1968 (Joy Hill?), so I would have expected them to type it, and the Professor to sign it.
The mistake is the 'an' on an old tumbledown manor house.
For clarification, as I often point out fakes, no problem with these items
Tolkien letter 1968.JPG (57.53 KB)
Posted on: 1/16 6:06:38
Edited by Trotter on 2013/1/16 10:00:45
Edited by Trotter on 2013/1/16 13:12:43
Edited by Trotter on 2013/1/16 13:20:27
Edited by Trotter on 2013/1/16 13:21:31
Edited by Trotter on 2013/1/16 13:26:36
Edited by Trotter on 2013/1/16 13:32:06
Edited by Trotter on 2013/1/16 13:36:24
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.