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TCG Letter #1255

Joy Hill
Pauline Baynes
17 November 1969
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Joy Hill writes to Pauline Baynes, she says that one day last week she produced 44 letters for Tolkien. Rayner Unwin will see her poster A Map of Middle-earth on Wednesday. She also encloses a letter from Miss E.M. Perry who is preparing a thesis on Baynes. Tolkien is delighted with the poster.
Baynes noted various Tolkien related activities in her diary around this time, "2 November, 1969: Fritz and I Off the Meet the Tolkiens at the Miramar with my map 11.0. Had lunch with them then back to their bungalow. He in great form – first names and kissing all round – and pleased with the map. - 4 November, 1969: I have a phone call from Tolkien so had to alter the title of his map – then started starting [sic] the new book etc. - 6 November, 1969: met Joy Hill from Allen & Unwin who came down to collect the Tolkien poster."

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