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Letter to Roger Verhulst (4 December 1967)

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On 4 December 1967, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to Roger Verhulst.[1][2]

  • Contents: Tolkien thanks Mr. Verhulst for sending him two copies of C.S. Lewis's Letters to an American Lady, which he finds deeply interesting, and mentions that he is now recovering from an illness.
  • Publication: None. A description of the letter has been provided in W.H. Auden: A Legacy and on the website Tolkien Library. A description of the letter has appeared in the catalogue Christie's Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts 28 November 2011 (lot 258).
  • Description: One page, 76 Sandfield Road, Oxford letterhead, signed by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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  1. Lot of correspondence between J.R.R. Tolkien and Roger Verhulst at Tolkien Library (accessed 31 October 2010)
  2. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 712 (cf. entry for c. 3 December 1967)