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Re: TOLKIEN CALENDAR COLLECTING
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Rare, eh! That's cool - I've got one of those. Must have bought it years ago; at Oxonmoot, most likely.

I agree with the sentiments about Fangorn - a fine gent X I mean, Ent!


Posted on: 2010/6/5 11:50


Re: J.R.R. Tolkien Soundbook - 1977
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When you say you're hoping for some help; what sort of help do you mean? If it's a valuation, then sorry: I for one have no expertise in that sort of thing. We can give you some background on how the records came to be made though, if that's what you want.

Posted on: 2010/6/1 15:23


Re: From this month's "Ansible"
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I see the original article has Tolkein's (sic) name wrong. Nothing changes, does it?


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Re: Pictures of JRRT and JRRT: Artist and Illustrator
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While we're waiting for Christina and Wayne, I wonder if I might venture a response? - Pictures is a collection of works which appeared in calendars published between 1973 and 1979, with a gap in 1975. There are one or two other pieces, which did not feature in the calendars.

There are no writings of Tolkien's; the text is limited to a foreword by Christopher, and comments by him on each picture. It's a nice book, but there are problems; the main one being that the colours are not as in the original paintings. Take for instance Conversation with Smaug. The colours are washed out; Smuag's front claw is completely wrong!

Posted on: 2010/5/23 4:31


Re: Old Dragons: Christopher Tolkien
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I haven't heardof the book myself, but I suppose it's an anthology of pieces by former pupils fo the Dragon School in Oxford. Christopher went there. Didn't know Emma Watson went there, though. Google Old Dragons; Wiki has something on it. I expect you'll find something on the Dragon School website, too.

Posted on: 2010/5/20 4:41



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