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Letter to George Allen and Unwin

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George Allen and Unwin 7 September 1937 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to George Allen & Unwin, written on September 7, 1937.


"[Wilfred Rowland Childe is] specially interested in elves and related creatures. He was (once at any rate) a fairly well-known poet, and is still a good one; and is in close touch with various literary and journalistic sets & folk, in the North specially. He would probably do something, if he got a copy. He saw the [manuscript] and is well disposed"[1]


  1. Tolkien-George Allen & Unwin archive, HarperCollins. Quoted in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull, The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Chronology, p.160