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Letter to Ingrid Pridgeon

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'''Ingrid Pridgeon August 1968''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to Ingrid Pridgeon, written in August, [[1968]].
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'''Ingrid Pridgeon August 1968''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to Ingrid Pridgeon, postmarked August, [[1968]].<ref>{{webcite|author=[[Christina Scull]], [[Wayne G. Hammond]]|articleurl=http://www.hammondandscull.com/addenda/chronology.html|articlename=Addenda and Corrigenda to ''The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide'' (2006) Vol. 1: Chronology|dated=|website=HS|accessed=8 June 2012}}</ref>
  
*'''Description:''' Autograph letter, 2pp. & envelope, 8vo, Oxford address crossed out and typed c/o Messrs Geo. Allen and Unwin, postmarked Poole, August 1968.
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*'''Description:''' Autograph letter, 2pp. & envelope, 8vo, Oxford address crossed out and typed c/o Messrs Geo. Allen and Unwin, postmarked Poole, August 1968.<ref name=Bloom/>
*'''Authenticity:''' High (included in ''[http://mysite.verizon.net/wghammond/addenda/chronology.html Addenda and Corrigenda to The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Chronology]'')
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*'''Publication:''' Excerpts, description, and photograph of the letter was included in ''[[Bloomsbury Modern First Editions, English and Continental Literature and History, Emblem Books, Economics and Law 13 March 2008|Bloomsbury Auctions: Modern First Editions, English & Continental Literature & History, Emblem Books, Economics & Law 13 March 2008]]''.
*'''Publication:''' A description of the letter was included in ''[[Christie's Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts 1 June 2009]]''.
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== Contents ==
 
== Contents ==
  
 
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[Tolkien apologises] for not having replied more fully, "I am having rather a bad time. I have left Oxford, and in the middle of the move I fell downstairs and damaged my right leg so badly that it is in plaster from toe to hip, and I am on crutches" and [gives] a reference to ''The Lord of the Rings'', "I notice Spire Hollin: very Shire-like. Hollin is northern form of holly: and in Book I of The L.R: I lived for a while in Leeds in a Hollin Lane".<ref>[http://www.bloomsburyauctions.com/detail/642/156.0 Bloomsburyauctions.com], retrieved June 30, 2010</ref>
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[Tolkien apologises] for not having replied more fully, "I am having rather a bad time. I have left Oxford, and in the middle of the move I fell downstairs and damaged my right leg so badly that it is in plaster from toe to hip, and I am on crutches" and [gives] a reference to ''The Lord of the Rings'', "I notice Spire Hollin: very Shire-like. Hollin is northern form of holly: and in Book I of The L.R: I lived for a while in Leeds in a Hollin Lane".<ref name=Bloom>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.bloomsburyauctions.com/detail/642/156.0|articlename=Modern First Editions, English & Continental Literature & History, Emblem Books, Economics & Law 13th March 2008: Lot 156. Tolkien (J.R.R.) |dated=|website=[http://www.bloomsburyauctions.com/index BloomsburyActions.com]|accessed=8 June 2012}}</ref>
  
 
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Ingrid Pridgeon August 1968 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Ingrid Pridgeon, postmarked August, 1968.[1]

Contents

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[Tolkien apologises] for not having replied more fully, "I am having rather a bad time. I have left Oxford, and in the middle of the move I fell downstairs and damaged my right leg so badly that it is in plaster from toe to hip, and I am on crutches" and [gives] a reference to The Lord of the Rings, "I notice Spire Hollin: very Shire-like. Hollin is northern form of holly: and in Book I of The L.R: I lived for a while in Leeds in a Hollin Lane".[2]

References

  1. Christina Scull, Wayne G. Hammond, "Addenda and Corrigenda to The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide (2006) Vol. 1: Chronology", Hammond&Scull.com (accessed 8 June 2012)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Modern First Editions, English & Continental Literature & History, Emblem Books, Economics & Law 13th March 2008: Lot 156. Tolkien (J.R.R.)", BloomsburyActions.com (accessed 8 June 2012)