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Kinship of the Half-elven

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The manuscript, consisting of nine pages, gives an outline of '[[The Silmarillion]]' by relating his poem ''[[The Hoard]]'' to this still unpublished work, and includes a family tree illustrating the 'Kinship of the Half-elven' (so entitled).
 
The manuscript, consisting of nine pages, gives an outline of '[[The Silmarillion]]' by relating his poem ''[[The Hoard]]'' to this still unpublished work, and includes a family tree illustrating the 'Kinship of the Half-elven' (so entitled).
  
The genealogical chart was reproduced in ''[[Sotheby's English Literature and English History 6-7 December 1984]]'' (the letter and manuscript were sold on 6 December 1984 at Sotheby's, London), and in ''[[Beyond Bree]]'' [[Beyond Bree May 1985|May 1985]].
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The genealogical chart was reproduced in ''[[Sotheby's English Literature and English History 6-7 December 1984]]'' (the letter and manuscript were sold on 6 December 1984 at Sotheby's, London), and in ''[[Beyond Bree]]'' [[Beyond Bree May 1985|May 1985]] (with further discussion and explanation of the family tree published in the [[Beyond Bree June 1985|June 1985 issue]]).
 
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==References==
 
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*''An Illustrated Tolkien Bibliography'', at Tolkienbooks.net
 
*''An Illustrated Tolkien Bibliography'', at Tolkienbooks.net
 
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[[CATEGORY:Manuscripts by J.R.R. Tolkien]]
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[[CATEGORY:Manuscripts by J.R.R. Tolkien|Concerning ... The Hoard and Kinship of the Half-elven]]

Revision as of 22:00, 22 August 2010

"Concerning ... The Hoard" and "Kinship of the Half-elven" refers to a manuscript by J.R.R. Tolkien, enclosed by him in a 1964 letter to Eileen Elgar.

The manuscript, consisting of nine pages, gives an outline of 'The Silmarillion' by relating his poem The Hoard to this still unpublished work, and includes a family tree illustrating the 'Kinship of the Half-elven' (so entitled).

The genealogical chart was reproduced in Sotheby's English Literature and English History 6-7 December 1984 (the letter and manuscript were sold on 6 December 1984 at Sotheby's, London), and in Beyond Bree May 1985 (with further discussion and explanation of the family tree published in the June 1985 issue).

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