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    The Hobbit by J R R Tolkien

    The Hobbit tells the famous story of Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit who is caught up in the affairs of wizards. His journey through Mirkwood and the climactic confrontation with the dragon Smaug served as the launching point for Tolkien's transformative trilogy, The Lord of the Rings. Many of the essential elements of Tolkien's classic saga have their roots in this children's book. The first impression of the first edition ran as a limited printing of 1500 copies, and authentic copies with the dust jacket will include a well known hand correction, in black ink, of a misspelling of the last name of Reverend Charles Dodgson (better known as Lewis Carroll) on the back flap. A first edition, first printing of the original U.K. edition can run over $40,000. Signed copies of this edition have been appraised at over $100,000 U.S. Later printings of the first edition also retain much value for collectors. The first U.S. Edition, printed in 1938 by Houghton Mifflin Company, is prized and is commonly sold to collectors at prices well over $2,000. Chips to the cover, a missing dustcover, wear to the spine, and damage to the map in the endpaper, are some of the more common flaws for this book. The story remains popular, and stands as one of the most enduring (and endearing) stories of the last century. The Hobbit sparked a creative explosion in speculative fiction, a fire that burns brightly to this day. The revival in interest in recent years, in part due to the popularity of the film series inspired by Tolkien's books only shows the timelessness of his story, and the importance of his work.


    The Hobbit or There and Back Again by J R R Tolkien

      J.R.R. Tolkien's own description for the original edition: "If you care for journeys there and back, out of the comfortable Western world, over the edge of the Wild, and home again, and can take an interest in a humble hero (blessed with a little wisdom and a little courage and considerable good luck), here is a record of such a journey and such a traveler. The period is the ancient time between the age of Faerie and the dominion of men, when the famous forest of Mirkwood was still standing, and the mountains were full of danger. In following the path of this humble adventurer, you will learn by the way (as he did) -- if you do not already know all about these things -- much about trolls, goblins, dwarves, and elves, and get some glimpses into the history and politics of a neglected but important period. For Mr. Bilbo Baggins visited various notable persons; conversed with the dragon, Smaug the Magnificent; and was present, rather unwillingly, at the Battle of the Five Armies. This is all the more remarkable, since he was a hobbit. Hobbits have hitherto been passed over in history and legend, perhaps because they as a rule preferred comfort to excitement. But this account, based on his personal memoirs, of the one exciting year in the otherwise quiet life of Mr. Baggins will give you a fair idea of the estimable people now (it is said) becoming rather rare. They do not like noise." -


    Lord Of the Rings, The by J R R Tolkien

    The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by philologist and Oxford University professor J. R. R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's earlier, less complex children's fantasy novel The Hobbit (1937), but eventually developed into a much larger work. It was written in stages between 1937 and 1949, much of it during World War II.


    The Return Of the King by J R R Tolkien

    The Return of the King is the third and final volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, following The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers.


    The Two Towers by J R R Tolkien

    The Two Towers is the second volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's high fantasy novel The Lord of the Rings. It is preceded by The Fellowship of the Ring and followed by The Return of the King.


    The Silmarillion by J R R ; Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien

    The Silmarillion is a collection of J. R. R. Tolkien's mythopoeic works, edited and published posthumously by his son Christopher Tolkien in 1977, with assistance from Guy Gavriel Kay, who later became a noted fantasy writer. The Silmarillion, along with J. R. R. Tolkien's other works, forms a comprehensive, yet incomplete, narrative that describes the universe of Middle-earth within which The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings take place.


    Roverandom by J R R Tolkien

    In 1925, while on vacation with his family on the Yorkshire coast, four-year-old Michael Tolkien lost his favorite toy, a little lead dog he was reluctant to put down even to dig in the sand. To console and distract him, his father, J. R. R. Tolkien, improvised a story - the story of Rover, a real dog magically transformed into a toy, who, after many fantastic adventures in search of the wizard who wronged him, at last wins back his life. This charming tale, peopled by a wise old whale and a terrible dragon, by the king of the sea and the Man-in-the-Moon, was a Tolkien family favorite, going through several typewritten drafts over many years. In 1936, Tolkien submitted it to his British publishers as a possible follow-up to The Hobbit. What his publishers really wanted, however, was another story about Middle-earth, and so he set aside this little book to begin his masterwork, The Lord of the Rings.


    Report For Murder by Val McDermid

    First in the popular series featuring Lindsay Gordon, a self-proclaimed 'cynical socialist lesbian feminist journalist' with a penchant for hanging around police interrogation rooms under suspicion of some crime or other.Freelance journalist Lindsay Gordon is strapped for cash. Why else would she agree to cover a fund-raising gala at a girls' public school? But when the star attraction is found garrotted with her own cello string minutes before she is due on stage, Lindsay finds herself investigating a vicious murder.Who would have wanted Lorna Smith Cooper dead? Who had the key to the locked room in which her body was found? And who could have slipped out of the hall at just the right time to commit this calculated and cold-blooded crime?


    The Book Of Lost Tales by J R R Tolkien



    Islam by John Alden Williams



    The Fellowship Of the Ring by J R R Tolkien

    The Fellowship of the Ring is the first of three volumes of the epic novel The Lord of the Rings by the English author J. R. R. Tolkien. It takes place in the fictional universe Middle-earth. It was originally published on July 29, 1954 in the United Kingdom. The volume consists of a Prologue "Concerning Hobbits, and other matters" followed by Book I and Book II.


    The Screwtape Letters by C S Lewis

    The Screwtape Letters is a work of Christian apologetics by C. S. Lewis, first published in book form in 1942. The story takes the form of a series of letters from a senior demon, Screwtape, to his nephew, a junior tempter named Wormwood, so as to advise him on methods of securing the damnation of an earthly man, known only as "the Patient.


    Farmer Giles Of Ham by J R R Tolkien

    The editors of the best-selling rediscovered Tolkien novel Roverandom present an expanded fiftieth anniversary edition of Tolkien's beloved classic Farmer Giles of Ham, complete with a map, the original story outline, the original first-edition illustrations by Pauline Baynes, and the author's notes for an unpublished sequel. Farmer Giles of Ham is a light-hearted satire for readers of all ages that tells the tale of a reluctant hero who must save his village from a dragon. It is a small gem of a tale that grows more delightful with each rereading.


    Silmarillion by J R R /Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien

    The Silmarillion is a collection of J. R. R. Tolkien's mythopoeic works, edited and published posthumously by his son Christopher Tolkien in 1977, with assistance from Guy Gavriel Kay, who later became a noted fantasy writer. The Silmarillion, along with J. R. R. Tolkien's other works, forms a comprehensive, yet incomplete, narrative that describes the universe of Middle-earth within which The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings take place.


    Hobbit or There and Back Again by J R R, Charles Dixon Tolkien



    True Love by Else Title



    The Hobbit, or There and Back Again Collector's Edition by J R R Tolkien



    The Silmarillion by Tolkien J R R and Christopher Tolkien



    The Silmarillion, 1st Uk Edition, 1st Printing, With Dustjacket In Custom Slipcase by J R R Tolkien



    The Hobbit Illustrated By the Author Collector's Edition by J R R Tolkien



    The Silmarillion by J Tolkein



    The Silmarillion Edited By Christopher Tolkein by J R R Tolkien



    The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, 50 by J R R Tolkein



Tolkien Books & Ephemera


    The Shaping Of Middle-Earth by Tolkien, J R R

    This is the fourth volume of The History of Middle-earth, edited by Christopher Tolkien, the first two comprising The Book of Lost Tales Parts One and Two, and the third The Lays of Beleriand. It has been given the title The Shaping of Middle-earth because the writings it includes display a great advance in the chronological and geographical structure of the legends of Middle-earth and Valinor. The hitherto wholly unknown "Ambarkanta," or Shape of the World, is the only account ever given of the nature of the imagined Universe, and it is accompanied by diagrams and maps of the world before and after the cataclysms of the War of the Gods and the Downfall of Numenor. The first map of Beleriand, in the North-west of Middle-earth, is also reproduced and discussed. In the "Annals of Valinor" and the "Annals of Beleriand" the chronology of the First Age is given shape; and with these are given the fragments of the translations into Anglo-Saxon made by Aelfwine, the Englishman who voyaged into the True West and came to Tol Eressea, the Lonely Isle, where he learned the ancient history of Elves and Men. Also included are the original "Silmarillion," written in 1926, from which all the later development proceeded, and the "Quenta Noldorinwa" of 1930, the only version of the myths and legends of the First Age that J.R.R. Tolkien completed to their end. As Christopher Tolkien continues editing the unpublished papers that form the bedrock from which The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion were quarried, the vastness of his father's accomplishment becomes even more extraordinary.


    Tolkien and The Lord Of the Rings - a Guide To Middle Earth by Duriez, Colin



    Jrrtolkien by Coren, Michael



    Tolkien by Pearce, Joseph



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    THE HOBBIT by J. R. R. Tolkien

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 2012. 75th Anniversary Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 054792822X . Very Good+ in wrappers. Edge wear. ; 8.20 X 5.40 X 0.80 inches; 300 pages; All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .


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    The Lord of the Rings by Tolkien, J. R. R

    U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 2005. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. Trade paperback. 50th anniversary one-volume edition. A great read..


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    The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

    50th Anniversary Edition of The Hobbit, Or There And Back Again. Hardback in a slipcase. The book appears unread, the binding is tight, and the pages are clean and void of any marking. The slipcase has a couple of small rub marks on it, but is otherwise in very good condition. This particular edition contains illustrations by the author, J. R. R. Tolkien and a foreword by Christopher Tolkien.


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    The Fellowship of the Ring: Being the First Part of the Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings) by J. R. R. Tolkien

    2006-02-01. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


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    THE LORD OF THE RINGS: Book (1) One: The Fellowship of the Ring; Book (2) Two: The Two Towers; Book (3) Three: The Return of the King by Tolkien, J. R. R

    New York: Ballantine Books, 1971. 527, 447, 544 pp. Ballantine Books O1533; O1534; O1535. Later printings of the first Ballantine editions with the statement from the author on the back covers. Numbered consecutively and presented in a slipcase with some rubbing on the sides of the box. All three books contain maps. All three books have some edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spines; no interior markings. Apparently, Amazon has just bought the television rights to The Lord of the Rings and is planning a series set in Middle Earth.. Later Printings. Paperback. Very Good.


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    The Silmarillion by Tolkien, J.R.R.; Tolkien, Christopher (Editor)

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1977. First Edition. Very Good+/Near Fine. First American edition, Hammond and Anderson's fourth issue text (p. 229 text cut off at right, paper more ivory than white [no priority]). 365 pp. with fold-out map at rear. Green cloth with gilt and silver lettering, red topstain. Very Good+ with foxing to edges in Near Fine unclipped ($10.95) dust jacket with creased front flap, light shelf wear. A nice copy.


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    Two Towers, The by Tolkien, J. R. R

    London: Unwin Books, 1974. Creasing to cover, some edge-wear, pages tanning. 313pp + maps. A beautifully written masterpiece.. Soft Cover. Good.


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    The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien

    HarperCollins, London, 2001. Later Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 464 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Edges browned slightly. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 0007123833. ISBN/EAN: 9780007123834. Dewey Code: 823.912 21. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: RB11053. . 9780007123834


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    The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

    This is the rare 1st American Edition, 1st Printing of "The Fellowship of the Ring" by J.R.R. Tolkien. 1954; Houghton Mifflin Company; Boston. The book comes with its original, correct 1st issue dust jacket as well as the fold-out color map of Middle Earth attached to the back of the book. This is one of only 1,500 copies printed. The book meets all 1st edition points:* no price listed on the dust jacket* the bottom edge of Tolkien's photo on the back of the jacket is straight (and not a "V")* the letter "d" in the word "Frodo" is clipped on the 10th line of the rear jacket flap* the following letter "o" is not nicked Condition: Clean covers and spine with no stains; very light wear to corner tips. Tight binding. No cracks. No loose pages. The text pages are in excellent condition with no writing, foxing or tears; at the outer edge of pages 201-208 is a tiny stain spot. Previous owner's label affixed to the front end paper; at the lower-right corner of this label is a light ink smudge that extends a bit onto the end paper. The map at the back of the book is in terrific condition with no stains, creases or tears - it's firmly attached and opens nicely. The dust jacket has light soiling to the back cover, tears along the top and bottom edges (notable tears at the top and bottom edges of the spine) and some tears at the hinges between the flaps and covers; "JD 500" is written in pen on the upper-left corner of the rear flap. Overall in very good condition.


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    THE LORD OF THE RINGS: Book (1) One: The Fellowship of the Ring; Book (2) Two: The Two Towers; Book (3) Three: The Return of the King by Tolkien, J. R. R

    London: Harper Collins Publishers, 2003. 1137 pp. Trade paperback format. All three titles in a single volume. Illustrated with maps. Light wear on the corners with an uncreased spine and some rubbing on the back cover; ink mark on the lower edge of the text block; no interior markings. The cover features a scene from the movie. Apparently, Amazon has just bought the television rights to The Lord of the Rings and is planning a series set in Middle Earth - should be great.. Later Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.


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    The Hobbit by Tolkien, J. R. R

    Paperback. Good.


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    THE LORD OF THE RINGS : Fellowship of the Ring, the Two Towers, the Return of the King by J. R. R. Tolkien

    New York: Ballantine Books. 1977. Sixty-Seventh Printing. Softcover. 0345272587 . Very Good in wrappers. First Ballantine Edition. Toning throughout. Creasing to upper front panel of "The Two Towers" and to rear of "The Return of the King". ; 7.10 X 4 X 1.30 inches; All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .


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    The Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien

    2001-01-01. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


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    The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien

    Ballantine Books, 1968. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1968. Thirteenth Printing. 544 pages. No dust jacket. Colour illustrative paper cover. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, heavy tanning and thumb marking. Paper cover has mild edge wear with moderate rubbing and creasing. Some fair marking and sunning.


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    The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien

    1995-01-03. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!


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    The Two Towers: The Lord of the Rings: Part Two by Tolkien, J R R

    Paperback. Acceptable.


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    THE TWO TOWERS by J. R. R. Tolkien

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin. N.D.. First Edition; Thirteenth Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. 1/4 inch open tear at bottom of front/rear gutters. Bumping at spine crown/heel. ; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .


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    The Fellowship of the Ring - Audio cassette by Tolkien, J. R. R

    Paperback. Good.


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    THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING by J. R. R. Tolkien

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1967. Second Revised Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Few small open tears throughout jacket. Chipping at spine crown/heel. First Printing stated. ; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .


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    The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again by J. R. R. Tolkien

    Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1966. Stated First Printing Collector's Edition. In green faux leather covers with stamped gilt design and stamped red and gilt border on front cover and gilt lettering on spine in green faux leather slipcase. Green marbled edges. Square, tight, and intact binding. Clean and unmarked text pages. Lengthy gift inscription on ffep., else no markings on endpapers. Slipcase is very good with light rubbing on top edge. Photos upon request. . Hardcover. Fine. Illus. by The Author. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    THE LORD OF THE RINGS : The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King by J. R. R. Tolkien

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1988. Softcover. 0395272211 . Fair in wrappers. Good slipcase. Previous owner inked title page. Scuffing and wear to panels. Wrinkling to spine. Creasing to upper rear panel of The Fellowship of the Ring. Wear to slipcase. ; The Lord of the Rings, Part 3; 8.20 X 5.30 X 1.20 inches; 440 pages; All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .


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    The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, Book 2) by J. R. R. Tolkien

    Paperback. New. Building on the story begun in The Hobbit, this is the second part of Tolkien's epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, featuring a striking black cover based on Tolkien's own design, the definitive text, and a detailed map of Middle-earth.


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