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Publishing The Lord of the Rings
The First Impression of RotK
VI  The First Boxed Edition
VII  The Readers Union Edition
VIII  The First Deluxe Edition
IX  Printing and Binding LotR
XIV  LotR: A Bibliography
XV  LotR: A Bibliography of Slipcases

The History of Middle-earth series
A Guide to the Contents
II  Prices on Dustwrappers
III  Original Retail Prices
IV  Print Run Sizes
The Guild Publishing Editions
VI  Shaping of Middle-earth Wrapper
VII  Peoples of Middle-earth Pulped?

Other Articles
Christopher Tolkien Bibliography
I Think I've Got A Hobbit
Missing Images
Nasty Tricksy Hobbits
Printing and Binding The Hobbit
Songs for the Philologists
The Princess Hobbits
Tolkien Calendars
Tolkien the Esperantist?
Tolkien's Languages and Alphabets
Unpublished Manuscript Found?

Proof Copy of The Two TowersThe Early Publishing History of The Lord of the Rings - A series of articles that will, when completed, trace the publishing history of The Lord of the Rings, from Tolkien's attempts to secure the publication of both LotR and The Silmarillion in the early 1950s through to the publication of the Second Edition in the mid-1960s.

Notes on the History of Middle-earth Series - A series of articles covering various aspects of the HoMe series.

Printing and Binding The Hobbit - Hobbit collectors may be interested in details of print run sizes for the First and Second Editions of The Hobbit.

Tolkien's Languages and Alphabets - A chronological listing of articles that reproduce previously unpublished notes and essays concerning Tolkien's invented languages and alphabets.

Tolkien Calendars - A brief history of 'official' British calendars from 1974 to the present.

Nasty Tricksy Hobbits - Not all signatures are what they appear to be.

Christopher Tolkien - A Chronological Bibliography.

The Princess Hobbits - Details of the only abridged version of The Hobbit - a serialisation in Princess magazine.

Tolkien the Esperantist? - Esperanto is a invented language, so was naturally of interest to the Professor.

Songs for the Philologists - Details of Tolkien's contributions to this very rare booklet.

Unpublished Tolkien Manuscript Found? - An article from The Sunday Times about Tolkien's translation of Beowulf followed by a related article by Michael Drout.

I Think I've Got A Hobbit - A Collector's Tale.

Missing Images - Do you have copies of any of these books? Can you send me an image?

 

 
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