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Letter 11

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Letter 11
RecipientSusan Dagnall,[1] Allen & 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.

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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 Dagnall for taking so much trouble with them, "especially against economics", and drew their attention to a few minor errors.


  1. Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 192