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Letter to Miss Turnbull (2 May 1955)

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'''Miss Turnbull 2 May 1955''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to a Miss Turnbull in Whitby, Yorkshire. The letter was written on [[2 May|May 2]]nd, [[1955]].<ref name=CG>{{CG|C}}, p. 454</ref>
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'''Miss Turnbull 2 May 1955''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to a Miss Turnbull in Whitby, Yorkshire. The letter was written on [[2 May]], [[1955]].<ref name=CG>{{CG|C}}, p. 454</ref>
*'''Contents:''' Tolkien writes that he is currently "''putting final touches on the [[The Return of the King|third volume]] of'' [[The Lord of the Rings]] ''(evidently in [[The Lord of the Rings Appendices|Appendices]] [[Appendix D|D]] and [[Appendix E|E]]).''"<ref name=CG/>
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*'''Contents:''' Tolkien writes that he is currently "''putting final touches on the [[The Return of the King|third volume]] of'' [[The Lord of the Rings]] ''(evidently in [[The Lord of the Rings Appendices|Appendices]] [[Appendix D|D]] and [[Appendix E|E]]).''"<ref name=CG/> He remarks that delays in the publication of ''The Return of the King'' have been his fault, not the publishers. Furthermore, Tolkien mentions other writings.<ref name=Dacobra>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi=7262355135&tab=1&searchurl=kn%3Dletter%2Btolkien%26sortby%3D1%26x%3D0%26y%3D0|articlename=THE RETURN OF THE KING - first edition in dj with A.L.S. (sold by Dacobra Books, Tanilba Bay, NSW, Australia)|dated=|website=[http://www.abebooks.com/ AbeBooks.com]|accessed=24 June 2012}}</ref>
*'''Authenticity:''' High
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*'''Description:''' Handwritten letter, signed, Tolkien's Sandfield Road stationery.<ref name=Dacobra/>
 
*'''Publication:''' The letter was quoted in ''[[Sotheby's English Literature and History 18 July 1991]]''.
 
*'''Publication:''' The letter was quoted in ''[[Sotheby's English Literature and History 18 July 1991]]''.
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Miss Turnbull 11 March 1949]]
 
*[[Miss Turnbull 11 March 1949]]
 
*[[Miss Turnbull 19 May 1955]]
 
*[[Miss Turnbull 19 May 1955]]
 
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Revision as of 15:50, 24 June 2012

Miss Turnbull 2 May 1955 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to a Miss Turnbull in Whitby, Yorkshire. The letter was written on 2 May, 1955.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 454
  2. 2.0 2.1 "THE RETURN OF THE KING - first edition in dj with A.L.S. (sold by Dacobra Books, Tanilba Bay, NSW, Australia)" , AbeBooks.com (accessed 24 June 2012)