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Letter to Przemyslaw Mroczkowski (9/10 November 1957)

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'''Przemyslaw Mroczkowski 9/10 November 1957''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to Professor [[Przemyslaw Mroczkowski]], written on midnight between [[9 November|9]] and [[10 November]] [[1957]].<ref name=Bonhams>[http://bonhams.com/eur/auction/18992/lot/182/ Lot 182] at [http://bonhams.com/ Bonhams.com] (accessed 22 November 2011)</ref>
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'''Przemyslaw Mroczkowski 9/10 November 1957''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to Professor [[Przemyslaw Mroczkowski]], written at midnight between [[9 November|9]] and [[10 November]] [[1957]].<ref name=Bonhams>[http://bonhams.com/eur/auction/18992/lot/182/ Lot 182] at [http://bonhams.com/ Bonhams.com] (accessed 22 November 2011)</ref>
  
 
*'''Authenticity:''' High (provenance: by descent from the recipient; also included in ''[http://mysite.verizon.net/wghammond/addenda/chronology.html Addenda and Corrigenda to The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Chronology]'')
 
*'''Authenticity:''' High (provenance: by descent from the recipient; also included in ''[http://mysite.verizon.net/wghammond/addenda/chronology.html Addenda and Corrigenda to The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Chronology]'')
*'''Publication:''' A description of the letter was included in ''[[Christie's Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts 1 June 2009]]''.
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*'''Publication:''' A description of the letter was included in ''[[Christie's Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts 1 June 2009]]''. The letter was reproduced in the catalogue ''[[Bonhams Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs 22 November 2011]]''.
 
*'''Notes:''' 2 pages, 8vo.<ref name=Bonhams/>
 
*'''Notes:''' 2 pages, 8vo.<ref name=Bonhams/>
  

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Przemyslaw Mroczkowski 9/10 November 1957 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Professor Przemyslaw Mroczkowski, written at midnight between 9 and 10 November 1957.[1]

Contents

[Description and excerpt:] "Tolkien discusses his extensive proposed changes to Mroczkowski's essay on Chaucer ('Your style uses too many abstract nouns for my taste')."[2]

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lot 182 at Bonhams.com (accessed 22 November 2011)
  2. Christies.com (accessed 27 June 2010)