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Songs for the Philologists. 1936Songs for the Philologists.
J.R.R. Tolkien, E.V. Gordon & others.
1st Edition 1936.
Privately Printed at the Department of English, University College.
London.
ISBN: N/A.
Booklet.
Not illustrated.
Hammond Page Ref.: pp.293-294.

Notes
A collection of thirty poems and songs, thirteen of which are by J.R.R. Tolkien:

From One to Five
Syx Mynet
Ruddoc Hana
Ides Ælfscýne
Bagme Bloma
Éadig Béo þu!
Ofer Wídne Gársecg
La Húru
I Sat Upon a Bench
Natura Apis: Morali Ricardi Eremite
The Root of the Boot
Frenchmen Froth
Two Little Schemes – Lit’ and Lang’

Printed in 1936, this booklet was not distributed due to permissions not being obtained from Tolkien and Gordon. Most copies were destroyed by enemy action in 1940. An unknown number survived – according to one report “more than thirteen”.

Further details of the poems and where they have been reprinted are given in the Articles section of the website.

 
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