Books by Tolkien
- History of middle earth
- Lord of the rings
- Mr. Bliss
- Other works
- The children of Húrin
- The Father Christmas letters
- Catalan (Spanish)
- Hebrew (Israel)
- Latin Hobbit
- Persian (Farsi)
- The Silmarillion
- Books on Tolkien
- Self published
For those who want to know more about names, places etc. In Tolkien’s works. Dutch translation of Tolkien Lexicon by Tyler. Het Spectrum first printing 1980, hardback with dust jacket, 543 pages, 11,5 x 18,5 cm.
Book will be shipped as a packet.
From the author of Tolkien Bestiary and Tolkien: The illustrated encyclopedia comes this guide to the rich mythical world of Middle-Earth and the Undying Lands. Arranged in a handy A-Z format this book is essential reading for anyone who loves Tolkien’s works and want to learn more about him.
Weight 425 grams.
Paperback edition of the famous Tolkien biography by Humphrey Carpenter. 287 pages plus eight pages with b&w photographs.
Spine is somewhat faded.
Weight 182 grams.
Stories, poems and an essay by the author of “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings”.
Pocketbook, cover and (many b&w) illustrations by Pauline Baynes.
Weight 168 grams.
Dutch translation of Tolkien’s letters, as edited by Humphrey Carpenter and Christopher Tolkien. Hardback, 588 pages, from the series Hardback Tolkien with the large character “T”.
Large book, will be sent as a packet.
The series “Library of great authors” gives you a comprehensive survey of literature’s best-loved, most esteemed authors.
In this edition Stanley P. Baldwin tells us about the life of Tolkien and he gives a full-lenght coverage of The Hobbit as well as The Lord of the Rings.
Very helpful if you do not wish to read the books themselves (but why would you wish so?).
Hardback, no dustjacket, 207 pages. Weight 368 grams.
New writings on the worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien by Orson Scott Card, Ursula K. Le Guin, Raymond E. Feist, Terry Pratchett, Charles de Lint, George R.R. Martin … and more.
Edited by Karen Haber, illustrated (in b&w) by John Howe.
Paperback, 235 pages, weight 308 grams.
Small booklet in Dutch, 46 pages. Information on Tolkien, his work and the coming LotR movies.
Weight 37 grams.
German book about Tolkien: Von A wie Abendland bis Z wie Zauberring. Alles über den Schöpfer des Herr der Ringe und sein Werk.
Papeback 416 pages, no illustrations.
Weight 228 grams.
Pocketbook, 96 pages: “A critical study of J.R.R. Tolkien that is personal, original, creative, brilliant, captivating … a model of excellence”(Austin American Statesman).
Weight 56 grams.
Italian translation of the well-known Tolkien biography by Humphrey Carpenter. Hardback with dustjacket, 405 pages, eight pages with b&w photographs.
Weight 681 grams.
15 authors (see cover) on Tolkien and his work. Paperback, 235 pages. Illustrated in b&w by John Howe.
Weight 388 grams.
John & Priscilla Tolkien published many pictures from the Tolkien collection in this book.
Hardback with dust jacket, Houghton Mifflin Company, First printing 1992,
90 pages, 22,3 x 28 cm. ISBN 0 395 59938 5.
Weight 627 grams.
On the back of the book: “Ed’s book is top notch, the kind of devotional that really does find passages of the core text and bring to light spiritual truths that are relevant and meaningful” as stated by Wayne Thomas Batson, bestselling author of The door within triology.
Barbour Publishing, Inc. 2012 first printing, ISBN 978 1 61626 743 8, 0paperback 319 pages, 12,7 x 17,6 x 2,1 cm, weight 228 grams.
15 essays on J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings by (amongst others) C.S. Lewis, W.H. Auden, Marion Zimmer Bradley.
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME PRESS, LONDON, 1976 6th, ISBN 0268-00279-7, paperback, 13,3 x 20,1 x 2,0 cm, 296 pages, weight 350 – 2.000 grams.
Everything I need to know about life I learned from Tolkien.
WritersDigest, 2012, ISBN 978 1 59963 650 4, paperback, 232 pages, 13,8 x 18,9 x 1,8 cm, weight 283 grams.
This absorbing guide to the mind behind Middle-Earth will introduce or remind readers of the abundance that exists in Tolkien’s thought and imagination.
Sutton Publishing, 2004, ISBN 0 7509 3982 6, paperback, 302 pages, 12,6 x 19,6 x 2,2 cm, weight 227 grams.
Tolkien liked Cor Blok’s illustrations, he even bought two original paintings from Cor Blok (and he got one for free).
The original English edition of this book is very hard to find and pretty expensive.
I also have an Italian edition for sale!
Christian Bourgois éditeur, 2011, 1st thus, hardback with dust jacket,
ISBN 978 2 267 02224 7, 159 pages.
19,7 x 25,5 x 1,7 cm, weight 735 grams.
THE MAGICAL WORLD OF THE INKLINGS, J R R TOLKIEN, C.S. LEWIS, CHARLES WILLIAMS, OWEN BARFIELD
Author: Gareth Knight
ELEMENT BOOKS, 1990, first thus, paperback, 258 pages, a few photographs in b&w,
weight 411 grams, 15,5 x 23,5 x 2,0 cm
J.R.R. Tolkien: Six Decades of Criticism annotates over 1,600 reviews, articles, essays, books, and other commentary on the creator of Middle Earth. Author Judith A. Johnson also provides a bibliography of Tolkien novels, poems, interviews, and other published works; essays describing Tolkien’s writings and summarizing the critical response to them; and an appendix listing Tolkien-related organizations, societies, and publications.
GREENWOOD PRESS, 1986, first, hardback, 267 pages, weight 583 grams, 16,0 x 24,1 x 2,3 cm
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE TOLKIEN ARCHIVES HELD AT THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY
144 pages, 219,5 x 19,5 x 1,0 cm, weight 473 grams.