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Letter to G.H. Cowling

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'''G.H. Cowling 23 December 1934''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to G.H. Cowling, written on [[23 December]], [[1934]].<ref name=Bay/>
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'''G.H. Cowling 23 December 1934''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to [[G.H. Cowling]], written on [[23 December]], [[1934]].<ref name=Bay/>
  
 
*'''Subject:''' Tolkien explains his procrastination and horror of writing letters. He thanks Cowling for a copy of Chaucer and wishes him a Happy Christmas.<ref name=Bay>[http://bayeastauctions.com.au/lot_details.php?lot=177951 The Art & Book Sale 27 November 2011, Lot No. 390] at [http://bayeastauctions.com.au/ BayEastAuctions.com.au] (accessed 26 November 2011)</ref> The letter is noteworthy for mentioning the name ''[[Bingo Baggins#Other versions of the Legendarium|Bingo]]'' in the postscript.<ref>[http://www.tolkienguide.com/modules/wordpress/archives/236#comments Signed Lord of the Rings, Reeve's Tale, Manuscript Letters for Auction Sunday Nov 27 in Australia] at [http://www.tolkienguide.com/ TolkienGuide.com] (accessed 26 November 2011)</ref>
 
*'''Subject:''' Tolkien explains his procrastination and horror of writing letters. He thanks Cowling for a copy of Chaucer and wishes him a Happy Christmas.<ref name=Bay>[http://bayeastauctions.com.au/lot_details.php?lot=177951 The Art & Book Sale 27 November 2011, Lot No. 390] at [http://bayeastauctions.com.au/ BayEastAuctions.com.au] (accessed 26 November 2011)</ref> The letter is noteworthy for mentioning the name ''[[Bingo Baggins#Other versions of the Legendarium|Bingo]]'' in the postscript.<ref>[http://www.tolkienguide.com/modules/wordpress/archives/236#comments Signed Lord of the Rings, Reeve's Tale, Manuscript Letters for Auction Sunday Nov 27 in Australia] at [http://www.tolkienguide.com/ TolkienGuide.com] (accessed 26 November 2011)</ref>

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G.H. Cowling 23 December 1934 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to G.H. Cowling, written on 23 December, 1934.[1]

  • Subject: Tolkien explains his procrastination and horror of writing letters. He thanks Cowling for a copy of Chaucer and wishes him a Happy Christmas.[1] The letter is noteworthy for mentioning the name Bingo in the postscript.[2]
  • Publication: None.
  • Description: Two page manuscript letter, 20 Northmoor Road Oxford.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Art & Book Sale 27 November 2011, Lot No. 390 at BayEastAuctions.com.au (accessed 26 November 2011)
  2. Signed Lord of the Rings, Reeve's Tale, Manuscript Letters for Auction Sunday Nov 27 in Australia at TolkienGuide.com (accessed 26 November 2011)