So, would you like to own Tolkien's hat?
Do you have a quarter of a million pounds lying around?
If so, check this out:
What this comes down to is that Tolkien's brother Hilary's family is selling off some family letters. Some of these might be among those items printed in BLACK & WHITE OGRE COUNTRY back in 2009. Also, "Tolkien family ephemera such as Tolkien’s own panama hat, " In addition, I suspect some of the letters listed in this offering wd have appeared in the cancelled book WHEELBARROWS AT DAWN (2009-2010).
I'll be interested in where this material turns up, and how accessible it is afterwards.
THE WIFE SAYS:
God help us.