J.R.R. Tolkien – The Father Christmas Letters [with] an original Christmas Letter to his driver Mrs Parke

J.R.R. Tolkien – The Father Christmas Letters [with] an original Christmas Letter to his driver Mrs Parke

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J.R.R. Tolkien – The Father Christmas Letters [with] an original Christmas Letter to his driver Mrs Parke

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£7,500.00

Autograph note signed to Mrs Parke by Tolkien in 1968. ANS single pale blue Basildon Bond writing-paper sheet. Six lines with hand-drawn Christmas holly in colour to one corner, SIGNED “J.R.R.T.” wishing Mrs Parke best wishes for Christmas and a “happier and more fortunate” 1969. Housed in a bespoke scarlet full morocco clam-shell box lined in black velvet. Central horizontal crease from original folding, and very slight creasing to edge. Near fine in Fine box. With a fine first edition of ‘The Father Christmas Letters’ published in 1976.
Mrs Parke acted as a driver and general household help to the Tolkien family for and was appointed after responding to an advertisement by Edith Tolkien in the local Bournemouth newspaper.

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Autograph note signed to Mrs Parke by Tolkien in 1968. ANS single pale blue Basildon Bond writing-paper sheet. Six lines with hand-drawn Christmas holly in colour to one corner, SIGNED “J.R.R.T.” wishing Mrs Parke best wishes for Christmas and a “happier and more fortunate” 1969. Housed in a bespoke scarlet full morocco clam-shell box lined in black velvet. Central horizontal crease from original folding, and very slight creasing to edge. Near fine in Fine box. With a fine first edition of ‘The Father Christmas Letters’ published in 1976.
Mrs Parke acted as a driver and general household help to the Tolkien family for and was appointed after responding to an advertisement by Edith Tolkien in the local Bournemouth newspaper.

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