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TCG Letter #199


From
J.R.R. Tolkien
To
Derrick Parnum
Date
2 March 1955
Type
Autograph Letter Signed
Transcript
Complete
Tolkien writes, noting his ill-health, birthdays and gifts, saying that he finds suggestions for presents very odd. Tolkien had ended up receiving a pair of binoculars after making a cursory comment about blackbirds. Tolkien also makes references to The Lord of the Rings.

Extracts from the letter were published in English Literature, History, Private Press, Children's Books and Illustrations, an auction catalogue from Sotheby's.
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Sotheby's English Literature, History, Private Press, Children's Books and Illustrations 13 December 2007 Lot 305


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