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Hans-Jörg Modlmayr 7 December 1967

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'''Hans-Jörg Modlmayr 7 December 1967''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to [[Hans-Jörg Modlmayr]], written on [[7 December]] [[1967]].<ref>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.tolkienguide.com/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?viewmode=flat&type=&topic_id=1860&forum=15|articlename=Tolkien letter in Berlin auction|dated=|website=Guide|accessed=1 June 2012}}</ref>
 
'''Hans-Jörg Modlmayr 7 December 1967''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to [[Hans-Jörg Modlmayr]], written on [[7 December]] [[1967]].<ref>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.tolkienguide.com/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?viewmode=flat&type=&topic_id=1860&forum=15|articlename=Tolkien letter in Berlin auction|dated=|website=Guide|accessed=1 June 2012}}</ref>
  
 
*'''Subject:''' Children's books.
 
*'''Subject:''' Children's books.
*'''Publication:''' Quotes from the letter appeared in the auction catalogue ''[[J.A. Stargardt Katalog 698]]''.
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*'''Publication:''' A quote from the letter appeared in the auction catalogue ''[[J.A. Stargardt Katalog 698]]''.
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"... I have recently been ill and, in fact, only returned from a long convalescence ... I am afraid I cannot help you in the matter of children’s books, one, because after a long absence my own affairs take all of my present limited strength, and secondly, because I have never been a lover of books for children and have seldom read any since my childhood. [[Roger Lancelyn Green]] is our great expert on this topic (a former pupil and friend of both [[C.S. Lewis|Lewis]] and myself) ..."
  
 
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*[[Hans-Jörg Modlmayr 1 March 1967]]
 
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*[[Hans-Jörg Modlmayr 16 March 1967]]
 
*[[Hans-Jörg Modlmayr 16 March 1967]]
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*[http://newboards.theonering.net/forum/gforum/perl/gforum.cgi?post=452405;sb=post_time;so=DESC;forum_view=forum_view_collapsed;guest=19262590 Tolkien - "I have never been a lover of books for children.."] at [http://newboards.theonering.net/forum/gforum/perl/gforum.cgi?guest=19262590 The One Ring Forums]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 18:46, 3 June 2012

Postscript

Hans-Jörg Modlmayr 7 December 1967 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Hans-Jörg Modlmayr, written on 7 December 1967.[1]

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"... I have recently been ill and, in fact, only returned from a long convalescence ... I am afraid I cannot help you in the matter of children’s books, one, because after a long absence my own affairs take all of my present limited strength, and secondly, because I have never been a lover of books for children and have seldom read any since my childhood. Roger Lancelyn Green is our great expert on this topic (a former pupil and friend of both Lewis and myself) ..."

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  1. "Tolkien letter in Berlin auction" , Tolkien Collector's Guide (accessed 01 June 2012)