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Letter to G.E. Selby (14 December 1937)

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G.E. Selby 14-15 December 1937 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to G.E. Selby, composed through 14-15 December, 1937.[1]

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  1. John D. Rateliff has noted an error in the 1987 transcription of the letter, cf. "A Fragment, Detached: The Hobbit and The Silmarillion", first published in French as "Un Fragment, détaché: Bilbo le Hobbit et le Silmarillion" in L'Arc et le Heaume: Tolkien 1892-2012 (July 2012).


  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, pp. 207-8
  2. "Nineteenth Century and Modern First Editions.1977" , (accessed 28 January 2013)
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Return of the Shadow, "Foreword", p. 7