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The Tolkien Collector

  • Christina Scull, ed., with Wayne Hammond
  • 1-24?
  • Fall 1992 to present
  • First issue called J. R. R. Tolkien Collecting and Bibliography Special Interest Group Magazine
  • in Marquette collection
  • Wayne and Christina's official website
  • Still officially in print, though Wayne and Christina have been working hard on a large number of publishing contracts and have not put out a new issue in quite some time. Wayne and Christina report (Oct 2 2006) that a new issue is in the works.

    Most issues have a feature article, as well as notes on books recently released, forthcoming, or reissued. There are usually some notes on secondhand books for auction or in bookseller catalogs. Quite a few issues contain "Addenda & Corrigenda to J.R.R. Tolkien: A Descriptive Bibliography" by Wayne G. Hammond.

    An index of Issues 1-20 is also available.


  • 1. Introductory issue (provisionally titled J.R.R. Tolkien Collecting and Bibliography Special Interest Group Magazine), 12 pp.; notes on bibliographical references for Tolkien, new books, Sotheby's auction
  • 2. "Italian Tolkien Criticism" by Patricia Reynolds; "A Midwest Tolkien Tour" by S. Gary Hunnewell
  • 3. "A Collector's Tale" by S. Gary Hunnewell; "Dutch Tolkien Illustrators" by Rene van Rossenberg; "The Ballantine Hobbit" by Richard E. Blackwelder
  • 4. "The Dutch One-Volume Lord of the Rings" by Christina Scull and Patrick Vandenhole; "Tolkien in Bulgaria" by Christina Scull
  • 5. "Fair Dealing" by Wayne G. Hammond; "Tolkien and Linguaphone" by Rene van Rossenberg; "Works by and about Tolkien in Czech and Slovak" by Karel Makovsky
  • 6. "The Silmarillion in Russian" by Christina Scull; "A Corrigenda to The Lord of the Rings" by David Bratman
  • 7. "The J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1994" by Wayne G. Hammond; "The Lord of the Rings in Japanese" by Christina Scull; "A Dutch Stephen Oliver" by Rene van Rossenberg
  • 8. "Where's Tolkien?" by Wayne G. Hammond; "The Revised German Translation of The Lord of the Rings" by "SST"; "Farmer Giles of Ham, Smith of Wootton Major, and Mr. Bliss in Japan" by Christina Scull
  • 9. "Translating Tolkien into Hebrew" by Yuval Kfir
  • 10. "Too Many Books -- and Never Enough" by Wayne G. Hammond
  • 11. "Ake Ohlmarks, Swedish Translator" by Johan Soderberg
  • 12. "The 1996 J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar" by Christina Scull; "Dutch Editions of Tolkien's Works" by Johan Vanhecke
  • 13. "When the Collecting has to Stop!" by Christina Scull
  • 14. All-news issue; no feature article
  • 15. "Signatures, Labels, and Values" by Christina Scull; "Corrigenda to J.R.R. Tolkien: Artist & Illustrator" by Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull
  • 16. "Tolkien Dissertations and Theses in English" by Daniel Timmons
  • 17. "J.R.R. Tolkien in France" by Jean-Marc Bouilly
  • 18. "Tolkien Boom in Poland" by Agniesczka Sylwanowicz; "Caring for Your Tolkien Collection" by Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond
  • 19. All-news issue, abbreviated (12 pp.); no feature article
  • 20. "Identifying First Edition Printings of the Houghton Mifflin Lord of the Rings, Part I" by Steven M. Frisby
  • 21. "Identifying First Edition Printings of the Houghton Mifflin Lord of the Rings, Part II" by Steven M. Frisby; "The Tolkien Collector and the Internet" by Wayne G. Hammond
  • 22. "Identifying First Edition Printings of the Houghton Mifflin Lord of the Rings, Part III" by Steven M. Frisby
  • 23. "Sophisticated Tolkien, or The Integrity of the Book" by Christina Scull
  • 24. "Is the Internet Collectible?" by Christina Scull
  • 25. All-news issue; no feature article
  • 26. All-news issue; no feature article
  • Last modified: 11/02/07 by Urulöké
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