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Wayne & Christina 'Addenda and Corrigenda to Our Writings'

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At http://mysite.verizon.net/wghammond/addenda.html...

...did anyone ever copy the material within the J.R.R. Tolkien: A Descriptive Bibliography link, before it became unavailable? (or remember if it ever was available?) [Always been curious as to whether anyone cut and pasted it into a word file etc.]

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Re: Wayne & Christina 'Addenda and Corrigenda to Our Writings'

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They have not added a page yet for the Bibliography, as you can see from looking at the site from November 2006, before they added Artist & Illustrator and Roverandom pages

http://web.archive.org/web/2007020505 ... et/wghammond/addenda.html
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Thanks for that Trotter!
Just curious in case I'd missed something. I suppose the site isn't that old... (wonder if we'll ever see it!)

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...incidentally, how do you pull up the way the site looked in 2006? i.e. the link ( ) -BH
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Re: Wayne & Christina 'Addenda and Corrigenda to Our Writings'

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You can use the Internet Archive or WayBack machine, you can normally see the text of the sites but it does not keep images.

http://www.archive.org/web/web.php

I am hoping that the corrections go into the new version of the book and they can find time to update the Bibliography.


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Okay; thanks for that Trotter...

Various comments Hammond has made on a possible '2nd edition' of Bibliography, suggest this is still a good bit off; because of seperate ongoing commitments himself and Christina have with HC (and of course health.) I guess we'll probably see the site updated before any updated bibliography. Simple typographical errors (rather than errors of content) could be corrected in later printings, but so far have not.

I'm sure Hammond just wants to make any second edition truly updated, and not just corrected and updated half-heartedly.

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I've been gradually revamping our website, updating both structure and content, and it occurred to me that since we had never put up any addenda or corrigenda for the Bibliography, it didn't make sense to have a non-link. Long ago I intended to post on the Web the additions and corrections that had been published in the Tolkien Collector, but with so much else taking priority, I never got around to it.

Oak Knoll Books are interested in a second edition of the Bibliography. Khamul is right that this is still over the horizon: once Christina and I fulfilled our book contracts with HarperCollins after many years' work, we turned our attention to badly needed renovations to our house, and frankly wanted some time to catch up with reading, music, films, etc. (Also, I have a demanding day job.) In the meantime, Oak Knoll have been reprinting the original text. When the second edition Bibliography does appear, it will have a lot of rewriting as well as correction, as I know much more now about Tolkien's publishing history than I did before 1993; and of course the book will be a great deal longer, as so much more has been published.

Wayne


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When the second edition Bibliography does appear, it will have a lot of rewriting as well as correction, as I know much more now about Tolkien's publishing history than I did before 1993; and of course the book will be a great deal longer, as so much more has been published.

-Wayne Hammond


Hopefully loads of detailed info. from HC only you guys have been privy to? Excited already...

That aside, welcome to TolkienGuide Findegil!

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