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 [...]
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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 [...]
Nancy Martsch sends along this announcement - I know I will be ordering my copy!
Announcing the BEYOND BREE 2012 Calendar
Beyond Bree is pleased to present its 2012 Calendar featuring art focused on the Elves of Tolkien's Middle-earth. The calendar will feature classic art from Beyond Bree's past as well as new works by a host [...]
Two more scarce titles from David, available for sale at The Tolkien Bookshelf:
The Tale of Gondolin, Signed Limited Numbered Edition, #1 of 50, Full Leather Custom Clamshell CaseThe Tale of Gondonlin - Assembled and revised by Alexander Lewis from the "Unfinished Tales", "The Book of Lost Tales" volume two, and "The Silmarillion" by J.R.R. Tolkien [...]
Dominic Winter Book AuctionsWednesday 21 September 2011 commencing at 11.00am
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642 Tolkien (J.R.R.). Fellowship of the Ring, 1st ed., 4th imp., 1955; The Two Towers, 1st ed., 2nd imp., 1955; The Return of the King, 1st ed., 1st issue, 1955, folding map [...]
David sends along the following four new items to share:
The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, 2nd Impression UK 1st Edition, with Clamshell Case The Hobbit or There and Back Again. Published by Allen & Unwin, a UK 1st Edition, 2nd impression was published in 1937, the same year as the original 1st impression. The [...]