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Letter 11

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== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
  
This fragment of a letter dated [[1937#February|5 February 1937]] was sent to [[Allen and Unwin|Allen & Unwin]] concerning the publication of ''[[The Hobbit]]''. Tolkien has received the reduced prints of the illustrations he sent in [[Letter 9]] and offers his approval. He thanks the publisher for taking so much trouble with them, "especially against economics", and draws their attention to a few minor errors.
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This fragment of a letter concerned the publication of ''[[The Hobbit]]''. Tolkien had received the reduced prints of the illustrations he sent in [[Letter 9]] and offered his approval. He thanked the publisher for taking so much trouble with them, "especially against economics", and drew their attention to a few minor errors.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 22:07, 9 June 2011

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Letter 11
RecipientAllen & Unwin
Date5 February 1937
Subject(s)The Hobbit

Letter 11 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

[edit] Summary

This fragment of a letter concerned the publication of The Hobbit. Tolkien had received the reduced prints of the illustrations he sent in Letter 9 and offered his approval. He thanked the publisher for taking so much trouble with them, "especially against economics", and drew their attention to a few minor errors.