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J.R.R. Tolkien: Life and Legend

by Judith Priestman


1851240276

Tolkien: Life and Legend is the catalogue of the 1992 centenary exhibition held by the Bodleian Library, Oxford, to commemorate the centenary of the birth of J.R.R. Tolkien.

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Carpenter #267: Letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Michael Tolkien • 9-10 January 1965 (#640), p. 14 (item 15 quotes from Tolkien's letter and shows a drawing of Hilary's from 1904)
Carpenter #165: Letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Houghton Mifflin Co. • 30 June 1955 (#478), p. 15 (quote found in introduction to section 2), p. 16 (item 19)
Carpenter #163: Letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to W. H. Auden • 7 June 1955 (#476), p. 18 (item 20), p. 53 (see item 139), p. 66 (see introduction and items 192 & 193), p. 88 (see introduction)
Letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Edith Bratt • 26 March 1910 (#993), p. 23 (see items 26-7 for a minor details on the letter and pamphlets)
Carpenter #75: Letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Christopher Tolkien • 7 July 1944 (#146), p. 24 (item 34 description contains a quote from this letter with details of 'A Finnish Grammar')
Carpenter #163: Letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to W. H. Auden • 7 June 1955 (#476), p. 24 (item 34 description contains brief quotes from this letter with details of 'A Finnish Grammar'), p. 52 (see item 132)
See p. 26, item 39
p. 26, item 40
Letter from Geoffrey B. Smith to J.R.R. Tolkien • February 3, 1916 (#1112), p. 31 (item 53 contains a long excerpt from this letter)
Letter from Rob Gilson to J.R.R. Tolkien • 22 June 1916 (#1542), p. 33 (item 54 contains a large quote from this letter)
Letter from G.B. Smith to J.R.R. Tolkien • 15 July 1916 (#1545), p. 33 (item 55 contains a large quote from this letter, minus the salutations it is complete)
Letter from Cary Gilson to J.R.R. Tolkien • c. second half of July 1916 (#2070), p. 33 (item 56 gives minor details from this letter to Tolkien)
Letter from Mrs. Smith to J.R.R. Tolkien • 22 December 1916 (#1572), p. 34 (item 58 contains details on and a quote from this letter)
Carpenter #26: Letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Stanley Unwin • 4 March 1938 (#30), see pp. 47-8 for more information on details of The Lord of the Rings production period
Letter from C.A. Furth (GA&U) to J.R.R. Tolkien • 11 May 1937 (#1872), pp. 47-8 (see items 100-4 for more details on Houghton Mifflin's interest in The Hobbit and their desire to have it adorned with colour illustrations)
Carpenter #20: Letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to C.A. Furth • 19 December 1937 (#23), p. 48 (Tolkien regretted that 'Bilbo woke' was not included in the GA&U ed. of The Hobbit)
Letter from Katherine Farrer to J.R.R. Tolkien • 15 December 1947 (#2048), p. 50 (item 114 reproduces Farrer's postcard, note that the letter is wrongly said to be from 1937. This is of course not possible given that Tolkien wrote to Farrer using his Manor Road headed paper, which the Tolkien's did not move into until March 1947)
Carpenter #22: Letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to C.A. Furth • 4 February 1938 (#25), p. 57 (see item 147 which includes an image of the letter)
Carpenter #22: Letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to C.A. Furth • 4 February 1938 (#25), p. 57 (see item 147 which includes an image of the letter)
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