Aguttes has an important auction coming up on May 26th titled Autographs and Manuscripts. One lot (#202) contains six very important letters from J.R.R. Tolkien to George Sayers, talking about The Lord of the Rings.

The letters are variously signed "Ronald Tolkien", "Tollers" or JRRT. Most are handwritten and come from his home at 76 Sandfield Road, Hedington, Oxford. The letters are dated

Lot 202 - Six signed letters

Estimate: €5,000 - 7,000
[Update] - Sold for €31,200 (Hammer price) / €39,000 (including 25% buyer's premium)

Chronology page references - The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Chronology, Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond, HarperCollins, 2017.