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'''''Wheelbarrows at Dawn: Memories of Hilary Tolkien''''' was intended to be the biography of [[Hilary Tolkien]], following the publication of ''[[Black & White Ogre Country|Black & White Ogre Country: The Lost Tales of Hilary Tolkien]]''. On 8 November 2010 it was announced that the publication of the book was cancelled, due to a legal dispute with the [[Tolkien Estate]].<ref>Andrew Compton (of ADC Books), "Wheelbarrows at Dawn - memories of Hilary Tolkien - cancellation" (email announcement<!-- Receiver: User:Morgan -->, 8 November 2010)</ref>
 
'''''Wheelbarrows at Dawn: Memories of Hilary Tolkien''''' was intended to be the biography of [[Hilary Tolkien]], following the publication of ''[[Black & White Ogre Country|Black & White Ogre Country: The Lost Tales of Hilary Tolkien]]''. On 8 November 2010 it was announced that the publication of the book was cancelled, due to a legal dispute with the [[Tolkien Estate]].<ref>Andrew Compton (of ADC Books), "Wheelbarrows at Dawn - memories of Hilary Tolkien - cancellation" (email announcement<!-- Receiver: User:Morgan -->, 8 November 2010)</ref>
 
On 8 October 2021, the publisher ADC Art and Books announced for sale five publisher proof copies. The publisher writes that the book: "''Contains previously [[Index:Unpublished material|unseen material, letters photos]] etc. Origins of the [[Letters from Father Christmas|father Christmas letters]], lovely letters by Mabel and Arthur Tolkien shedding light on the early years. Years of research by the authors Angela Gardner and Neil Holford, shows another side of JRR Tolkien and the eider family. Rare collectors copies which will appeal to scholars and fans alike. As the book was never published only 20 in total publisher proofs were printed, 5 available now, previous copies used for corrections or held by the tolkien family. Publisher costs were around £20000 with research, design and proofing costs, then the book was revised at the request of the Tolkien Estate''".<ref>{{webcite|author=ADC Art and Books|articleurl=http://www.facebook.com/ADCbooks/posts/10159772800195879|articlename=(Facebook post)|dated=8 October 2021|website=FB|accessed=8 October 2021}}</ref>
 
  
 
==From the publisher==
 
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*[http://www.theonering.net/torwp/2010/11/16/40512-tolkien-estate-comments-on-book-cancellation/#more-40512 Tolkien Estate Comments on Book Cancellation]
 
*[http://www.theonering.net/torwp/2010/11/16/40512-tolkien-estate-comments-on-book-cancellation/#more-40512 Tolkien Estate Comments on Book Cancellation]
  
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