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

Lokki
8 minutes ago

wellinghall
11 minutes ago

Findegil
36 minutes ago

remy
1 hour 6 minutes ago

tolkienbrasil
1 hour 41 minutes ago

Deagol
1 hour 49 minutes ago

Beren
2 hours 39 minutes ago

Onónion
3 hours 7 minutes ago

Browsing this Thread:   1 Anonymous Users





English & Medieval Studies Presented to J. R. R. Tolkien
Home away from home
Joined:
2008/10/5 18:02
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Posts: 500
Offline
About six months ago, I found a proof copy of English & Medieval Studies Presented to J. R. R. Tolkien on the Occasion of his 70th Birthday. Has anyone ever seen a copy of this before?

I believe it is an uncorrected bound proof and not an advance reading copy as the book is paperback and the blurb for it is stapled to the inside of the cover. It also has a stamp on the cover that reads "Book Proof" with a date of Nov. 1962.

Posted on: 2008/10/26 9:09


Re: English & Medieval Studies Presented to J. R. R. Tolkien
Home away from home
Joined:
2006/6/4 4:17
From UK
Group:
Shirefolk
Fellowship
Posts: 380
Offline
I have seen a letter from Rayner Unwin to Houghton Mifflin (dated 9 Nov 1962) in which he offers the book to them for publication in the US. It was accompanied by a proof copy. HM turned it down as it was 'too scholarly'.

Posted on: 2008/10/26 9:21






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]