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Letter to Justin Arundale

On 18 January 1964, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to Justin Arundale (aged 10).[1][2]

  • Contents: The publication of The Silmarillion.
  • Publication: Reproduced in facsimile in the article "A letter from J.R.R.T." by Michael Lightowlers (1981, Mallorn 17, pp. 31-2).


  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 615
  2. Mallorn 17 at (accessed 8 August 2011)