“When John (Tolkien’s son) was 3 he got his first letter from Father Christmas. From 1920 until 1943 Tolkien wrote letters, as Father Christmas, to his children. They were accompagnied by lots of funny pictures. The Father Christmas Letters contains most of these letters and most illustrations (most in colour).”

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“When John (Tolkien’s son) was 3 he got his first letter from Father Christmas. From 1920 until 1943 Tolkien wrote letters, as Father Christmas, to his children. They were accompagnied by lots of funny pictures. The Father Christmas Letters contains most of these letters and most illustrations (most in colour).”

Stamp & Scrap with Frenchie: Father Christmas Class in the mail How to color…

Stamp & Scrap with Frenchie: Father Christmas Class in the mail How to color…

The Father Christmas Letters. Tolkien, J.R.R. Vintage book circa 1979. Unique gift! Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, SciFi.

The Father Christmas Letters. Tolkien, J.R.R. Vintage book circa 1979. Unique gift! Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, SciFi

The Father Christmas Letters. Tolkien, J.R.R. Vintage book circa 1979. Unique gift! Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, SciFi.

Father Christmas included this drawing in a 1934 letter to Christopher Tolkien. The tree came "all the way from Norway" and was planted in a pool of ice.

Father Christmas included this drawing in a 1934 letter to Christopher Tolkien. The tree came "all the way from Norway" and was planted in a pool of ice.

The Father Christmas Letters by J R R Tolkien is one of my favourite books. Very special.

The Father Christmas Letters by J R R Tolkien is one of my favourite books. Very special.

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