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Letter 162

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Letter 162
RecipientRayner Unwin
Date18 April 1955
Subject(s)The map for The Return of the King

Letter 162 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

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Christopher Tolkien had beautifully re-drawn Tolkien's draft-map of the area with which Volume III was concerned. He hoped it would be approved and noted that the scale was exactly 5 times enlarged from the general map.