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Item 747 - J. R. R. Tolkien Catalog 432 (Jul 2014)

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Hand-addressed mailing envelope, 5.5 x 3.75, addressed in Tolkien’s hand to “Mrs. Doris Elizabeth Sykes, 95 Linden Gardens, Bayswater, London, W2.” Envelope bears a January 30, 1956, Oxford postmark. In fine condition, with light creases and tears to the flap from opening. Tolkien corresponded with Sykes a few times, and he praised illustrations she sent him that had been inspired by Lord of the Rings. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.

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