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Letter 273

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==Summary==
 
==Summary==
This fragment of a letter, date [[July 21]], [[1965]], was sent to Nan C. Scott. Mrs. Scott was on a campaign against [[Ace Books]], who had produced a pirate edition in the United States. Tolkien thanks her, because he doesn't have time to fight pirate editions himself, and informs her that he is in negotiations with [[Ballantine Books]] about an authorized paperback, to be released in the US.  
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Mrs. Scott was on a campaign against [[Ace Books]], who had produced a pirate edition in the United States. Tolkien thanks her, because he doesn't have time to fight pirate editions himself, and informs her that he is in negotiations with [[Ballantine Books]] about an authorized paperback, to be released in the US.  
 
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Revision as of 19:28, 31 August 2010

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Letter 273
RecipientNan C. Scott
DateJuly 21, 1965
Subject(s)Ace Books

Letter 273 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Summary

Mrs. Scott was on a campaign against Ace Books, who had produced a pirate edition in the United States. Tolkien thanks her, because he doesn't have time to fight pirate editions himself, and informs her that he is in negotiations with Ballantine Books about an authorized paperback, to be released in the US.