1950

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Tolkien-related events that took place in 1950.

February

March

April

  • 3 - Stanley Unwin writes to Tolkien considering again the cost for printing and the problem of publishing Lord of the Rings.[2][3]
  • 14 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 127 presenting an ultimatum to Unwin about publishing Silmarillion with the Lord of the Rings.
  • 17 - Stanley Unwin writes to Tolkien, refusing to publish the Silmarillion without checking the final work.[4]
  • ? - After Stanley Unwin's refusal of publishing the The Lord of the Rings, Professor Tolkien went to Milton Waldman, but was turned down again, because he felt they were too long.

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