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    J.R.R. Tolkien Letter Signed With a Lengthy Holograph Postscript A printed form letter signed "J.R.R. Tolkien", 1 page, 5.25" x 7", Oct. 12, 1966, addressed to a fan thanking him for his letter. Tolkien adds a personalized three line postscript: "If you use one of the modern steel bows, you should be developing a good torso!" Readers of the Lords of the Ring trilogy will immediately note that "steel bows" were used by the Numenor race. In Tolkien's mythology, Numenor was a part of Middle Earth, and its inhabitants were legendary warriors and horsemen. Although this letter is a printed form used by the author, no doubt in response to the voluminous fan mail resulting from his success, the addition of a holograph referencing his great literary creation adds tremendously to the value of this letter. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope. In fine condition.

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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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