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  • ted sherman
    I thought some of you might be interested in this JRRT autograph at Thornton s. Ted ... Dr. Theodore J. Sherman, Editor Mythlore: A Journal of J. R. R.
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      I thought some of you might be interested in this JRRT autograph at
      Thornton's.

      Ted
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      Dr. Theodore J. Sherman, Editor
      Mythlore: A Journal of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and
      Mythopoeic Literature
      Associate Professor of English
      Box X041, Middle Tennessee State University
      Murfreesboro, TN 37132
      615 898-5836 Office
      615 898-5098 FAX
      tsherman@... Office
      tedsherman@... Home

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      From: tsherman <tsherman@...>
      To: <tedsherman@...>
      Sent: Friday, June 01, 2001 5:29 PM
      Subject: FWD: early Tolkien item for sale


      > >===== Original Message From "Thornton's Bookshop"
      <Wim@...>
      > =====
      > RARE EARLY TOLKIEN ITEM
      >
      > Small octavo (183 x 126 mm) printed dinner menu dated 6 June 1914
      with
      > cover. Two colour printed cover of stiff card with five colour arms and
      two
      > colour ribbon (in college colours), marking the sixth centenary of Exeter
      > College, Oxford (1314-1914), and containing a bi-folium of three printed
      > pages, the first with the names of the college (student) officials
      involved
      > (JRRT mentioned as both a Committee member and as a Steward), the second
      > with the menu (10 courses), the third listing the seven toasts, the sixth
      > ('The College Societies') being proposed by JRRT). The front cover bears
      the
      > signatures of 20 members present, the second being that of JRRT, already
      at
      > the age of 21 in typical and clear form.
      >
      > GBP 950.00 or US$ 1,400
      > payable by cheque only, no credit cards this time
      >
      >
      > ** THORNTON'S OF OXFORD LTD -
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      > 11-12 Broad Street - Oxford - OX1 3AR - United Kingdom
      > Tel: (0)1865 242 939 Fax: (0)1865 204 021
      > E-MAIL: Thorntons@...
      > ********
      >
      > --------------------------------------------------------------------------
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      > Dr. Theodore James Sherman
      > Editor, Mythlore
      > Associate Professor of English
      > Box X041, College of Liberal Arts
      > Middle Tennessee State University
      > Murfreesboro, TN 37132
      > 615 898-5836
      > 615 898-5098 FAX
      > tsherman@...
      > tedsherman@...
      >
      >
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