Many of you have seen Elwë around the forums here, most recently posting about his new bookstore www.telperionbooks.com. Starting a bookselling business involves a lot of work in building up stock, but more importantly accumulating knowledge about the books and collectors that will be your market. Elwë has done an excellent job getting [...]
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Bonhams Sale 18992
22 Nov 2011
New Bond Street, London
Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs, including the Property of the late Michael Silverman
Lot 182 - TOLKIEN (J.R.R.)Autograph notes and heavily revised typescript with accompanying autograph letter about a review of Robinson's edition of Chaucer: being his suggested revisions and corrections to the review by his friend and [...]
Beyond Bree is pleased to present its 2012 Calendar featuring art focused on the Elves of Tolkien's Middle-earth. The calendar features classic art from Beyond Bree's past as well as new works by a host of artists from around the globe, including:
* Paula DiSante* Sylvia Hunnewell* Tim Kirk* Octo Kwan* [...]
An antiques dealer has been charged with selling allegedly fake Winston Churchill and J.R.R Tolkien signatures.
Allan Formhals, 65, from Milford on Sea, Lymington, Hampshire, faces 16 charges for offences related to owning and selling books and memorabilia.
The items in question also featured purported signatures from authors including Robert Louis Stevenson.
Mr Formhals has been [...]
I was pleased to discover that Hobbitus Ille: The Latin Hobbit is scheduled for publication in September of 2012 by HarperCollins. So far there is incredibly little information available on the book beyond the title, except that the author is Mark Walker (author of Latin for Everyday Life and other books on Latin) and [...]
RR Auction currently has a nice signed letter in their auction 378, item number 655. Thanks to Trotter for pointing it out!
It is currently bid up to $2716 as of November 8th.Sold Price: $4,339.20
TLS, one page, 8 x 10, February 17, 1963. Letter to Miss Julie Cape. In full, "Thank you very much for [...]
J. R. R. TOLKIEN - THE BOOKS, THE FILMS, THE WHOLE CULTURAL PHENOMENON
A new critical study of J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit and other books.
This new analysis by Jeremy Mark Robinson explores Tolkien's major writings (The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Beowulf: The Monster and the Critics, The [...]
Andy sends along these nice Tolkien images now available to purchase - “Barrel Rider” and "Beorn, Lord of the Wild". The works of art from Ted Nasmith are now available to purchase at adcbooks.co.uk or adcart.co.uk.
"Barrel Rider" is 18 inches x 24 inches framed, and is listed for £4000.
"Beorn, Lord of the [...]
Just a month or so ago, it was announced that The Hobbit was officially available in India, translated into Marathi. For a wonderful interview with the publisher and translator, please see This TolkienLibrary.com article.
Due to the current difficulty in obtaining this book if you do not live in India yourself, TolkienGuide.com has placed an [...]
Issue 114/115, Volume 30, Number 1/2, Fall/Winter 2011. 192 pages.
“Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics” Seventy-five Years LaterMichael D.C. Drout
Thresholds to Middle-earth: Allegories of Reading, Allegories for Knowledge and TransformationAndrew Hallam
The Pearl Maiden’s Psyche: The Middle English Pearl and the Allegorical-Visionary Impulse in Till We Have FacesT.S. Miller
Is a “Christian” Mystery Story Possible? Charles Williams’s [...]