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Archive for the 'Collecting News' Category

Announcing the 2012 Beyond Bree Calendar available for pre-order

Urulöké @ Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 ()

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 [...]

Gondolin and Osgiliath at The Tolkien Bookshelf

Urulöké @ Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 ()

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 [...]

Early set of The Lord of the Rings at Dominic Winter auction

Urulöké @ Monday, September 19th, 2011 ()

Dominic Winter Book AuctionsWednesday 21 September 2011 commencing at 11.00am
Mallard House, Broadway Lane, South Cerney, Cirencester, GL7 5UQTel: 01285 860006 / Email: info@dominicwinter.co.uk http://www.dominic-winter.co.uk/
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 [...]

New items at The Tolkien Bookshelf

Urulöké @ Thursday, September 15th, 2011 ()

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 [...]

2nd Impression Hobbit at Heritage Auctions September 13, 2011

Urulöké @ Saturday, September 3rd, 2011 ()

2011 September Beverly Hills Signature Rare Books Auction #6058
Heritage Auctions - Beverly Hills9478 West Olympic Blvd., 1st FloorBeverly Hills, CA 90212
Auction Dates:September 13-14, 2011Lot Viewing:September 11-13, 2011 Beverly Hills, CA
There are many photos of the item available at ha.com, so follow the link to the book if you are interested.
Lot 37138: J. R. R. Tolkien. [...]

Thornton's Catalog 1087 - Tolkien books

Urulöké @ Saturday, August 27th, 2011 ()

Thornton's Bookshop (www.thorntonsbooks.co.uk) has just released Catalog #1087 [pdf] which contain some nice Tolkien editions as listed below.
[015241] TOLKIEN, J R R. Tolkien, Christopher (ed.). The History of Middle Earth. 3 Volumes on India Paper. HarperCollins, 2001, Designed to match the previous deluxe editions of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings this set [...]

Light Beyond All Shadows: Religious Experience in Tolkien's Work

Jlong @ Sunday, August 21st, 2011 ()

What forms can religious experience take in a world without cult or creed? Organized religion is notably absent from J. R. R. Tolkien's Secondary Universe of elves, dwarves, men and hobbits despite the author's own deep Catholic faith. Tolkien stated that his goal was 'sub-creating' a universe whose natural form of religion would not directly [...]

HobbitHunter Bookshop now online

Urulöké @ Monday, August 8th, 2011 ()

Henk Brassien, a Dutch Tolkien collector for many years, has opened a web storefront to sell off his duplicates and extras from his very large international Tolkien collection. There are some real gems here, including a very nice set of the first Dutch Lord of the Rings hardcovers, the first published translations of that work. [...]

Tolkien and the Study of his Sources: An Interview with Jason Fisher

Urulöké @ Monday, August 1st, 2011 ()

An important work in Tolkien Scholarship has just been published, and is even now shipping to eager readers. I don't have my own copy yet, but that hasn't stopped me from reading the book and asking the editor Jason Fisher a few questions about the genesis and growth from idea to book. In [...]

Tolkien and the Study of His Sources: Critical Essays is Now Available

Jlong @ Thursday, July 28th, 2011 ()

Jason Fisher writes, "It's finally here! My new book, Tolkien and the Study of His Sources: Critical Essays, is in print at last! I hope you will all read it and let me know what you think!"
He also notes that "Amazon shows a bogus availability date, but that will be squared away [...]

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