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TCG Letter #1946


From
J.R.R. Tolkien
To
George Allen & Unwin
Date
?22 July 1937
Type
Unknown
Transcript
Partial
Tolkien writes to GA&U and encloses the most recent photograph of himself as requested by Susan Dagnall. [/footnote]By letter or in person?[/footnote] He asks them again about Houghton Mifflin's need for colour illustrations as he does not want "labour in vain".Hammond/Scull note however that Tolkien has already "made four colour for The Hobbit: Rivendell, Bilbo Woke Up with the Early Sun in His Eyes, Bilbo Comes to the Huts of the Raft-elves, and Conversation with Smaug."[1]

This letter is found at the Tolkien–George Allen & Unwin archive, at HarperCollins.

1 Hammond/Scull note however that Tolkien has already "made four colour for The Hobbit: Rivendell, Bilbo Woke Up with the Early Sun in His Eyes, Bilbo Comes to the Huts of the Raft-elves, and Conversation with Smaug." ↩
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