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Tolkien Dedication
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Ok, so when I purchased those 4 books, the seller also gave me the following dedication inscription that Tolkien wrote to some person. The dedication originally contained a signature but that portion was cut off and used for other purposes by David Miller. Do you guys think this looks like Tolkien's writing? I have a clear date on it; it was written in June 1973. Not that cool of an item, I know, but better than nothing.

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Posted on: 2008/10/12 9:05


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It looks like Tolkien's writing to me; and the date makes it one of the last things he signed. Which means that whatever this has been cut out of has lost its history in order to make a quick buck, and that's shameful in my opinion.

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I uploaded a copy of the inscription with the original signature. What do you guys think?

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Looks good to me - too bad it isn't still together!

Posted on: 2008/10/20 14:26
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It looks okay to me too.

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