Letter to Miss Turnbull (2 May 1955)
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On 2 May 1955, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to Miss Turnbull in Whitby, Yorkshire.
- Contents: Tolkien writes that he is currently "putting final touches on the third volume of The Lord of the Rings (evidently in Appendices D and E)." 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.
- Description: Handwritten letter, signed, Tolkien's Sandfield Road stationery.
- Publication: The letter was quoted in Sotheby's English Literature and History 18 July 1991.
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 454
- ↑ 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)