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The Adventures of Tom Bombadil

(36 letters match)

1962

12 January 1962
Rayner Unwin to J.R.R. Tolkien
#1075


Rayner Unwin sends Tolkien a specimen page for The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, and estimates the book would be a total of 64 pages.
5 February 1962
J.R.R. Tolkien to Rayner Unwin
#1076


Tolkien submits additional poems for possible inclusion in the Tom Bombadil book - Firiel, The Trees of Kortirion, Shadow-Bride and Knocking at the Door...
9 May 1962
Rayner Unwin (George Allen & Unwin) to Pauline Baynes
#1229


George Allen & Unwin, London; Rayner Unwin. 2 pp. on 2 leaves. Rayner Unwin writes offering Pauline Baynes the job of illustrating The Adventures of Tom...
9 May 1962
Joy Hill (GA&U) to J.R.R. Tolkien
#1230


Following Rayner Unwins letter to Pauline Baynes (#TCGLetter1229), Joy Hill writes to Tolkien confirming their offer to Baynes to illustrate The Adventu...
11 May 1962
J.R.R. Tolkien to Joy Hill
#1231


Tolkien replies to Joy Hill and includes the signed contract sent on 9 May. He says he will deal with the other matters over the weekend. See #TCGLetter...
14 May 1962
J.R.R. Tolkien to Joy Hill
#1232


Following Tolkiens letter of 11 May (#TCGLetter1231) he sends Joy Hill a corrected introduction for The Adventures of Tom Bombadil along with correction...
25 June 1962
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J.R.R. Tolkien to Pauline Baynes
#496


Tolkien notes his admiration of Baynes working practices and laments his own. He again asks for Baynes to work on the book and hopes for a visit. He con...
1 August 1962
Allen & Unwin to Pauline Baynes
#870


Ronald Eames of George Allen & Unwin writes to Pauline Baynes. They are delighted with the first instalment for The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and Other...
3 August 1962
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J.R.R. Tolkien to Pauline Baynes
#492


Tolkien sends his reaction to the first pictures produced for the book:
3 August 1962
Rayner Unwin to J.R.R. Tolkien
#871


Rayner Unwin writes to Tolkien detailing Pauline Baynes schedule for completing illustrations. He asks Tolkien to dine with he and his father in London ...
7 August 1962
Allen & Unwin to Pauline Baynes
#872


Allen & Unwin write to Pauline Baynes regarding a mock-up for the new book.
9 August 1962
J.R.R. Tolkien to Rayner Unwin
#873


Tolkien writes to Rayner, agreeing on a visit to London on 22 August. He has written to Pauline, and today receives a reply from her that she is proceed...
27 August 1962
Rayner Unwin to J.R.R. Tolkien
#874


Rayner sends Tolkien full-page illustrations of The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, drawn by Pauline Baynes. He asks Tolkien to decide which one should be e...
2 November 1962
J.R.R. Tolkien to Rayner Unwin
#1478
 Carpenter #241a



Tolkien says that as Rayner knows, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil began, with his Aunt Jane. he asks that a complimentary copy be sent to her and charge...
9 November, 1962
J.R.R. Tolkien to Rayner Unwin
#1530


Tolkien thanks Rayner for sending him Sir Stanley Unwins article in the Sunday Times. He will send a list of people who he wishes to receive a copy of t...
?19 November, 1962
J.R.R. Tolkien to Rayner Unwin
#1479
 Carpenter #241b



In secret, Allen & Unwin had been putting a Festschrift together to present to Tolkien on his 70th birthday. Tolkien writes to to congratulate Rayner fo...
23 December 1962
J.R.R. Tolkien to Pauline Baynes
#876


Tolkien writes to Pauline Baynes giving her news on the reception of the Bombadil book.
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