“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).”
Lost | Forgotten | Abandoned | Displaced | Decayed | Neglected | Discarded | Disrepair | Floating Stair | The Berkyn Manor music room in Berkshire, England - also known as Bull Manor, has been in a state of decay since the last resident Ernest Raymer died in 1987. The property has existed since the 1630's, although the manor was rebuilt in 1848.
Book of Kells the famous 9th century illuminated manuscript of the gospels written by monks. It is in the Trinity College Library that was built in 1712. It is one of eight buildings on the 40-acre site that collectively hold over 4 million books - one copy of every Irish or British book published since 1801.