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The Early Publishing History of The Lord of the Rings - Updated Dec07 - A series of articles that will, when completed, trace the publishing history of The Lord of the Rings, from Tolkien's attempts to secure the publication of both LotR and The Silmarillion in the early 1950s through to the publication of the Second Edition in the mid-1960s.

Tolkien's Languages and Alphabets - Updated Dec07 - A chronological listing of articles that reproduce previously unpublished notes and essays concerning Tolkien's invented languages and alphabets.  [These are slowly being incorporated into the main bibliography]

Notes on the History of Middle-earth series - Updated Jan08 - A series of articles covering various aspects of the HoMe series.

Tolkien Calendars - Updated Dec08 - A brief history of 'official' British calendars from 1974 to the present.

Nasty Tricksy Hobbits - Updated Oct05 - Not all signatures are what they seem to be.

Christopher Tolkien - Updated Dec07 - A Chronological Bibliography.

The Princess Hobbits - Updated Jul07 - Details of the only abridged version of The Hobbit - a serialisation in Princess magazine.

Tolkien: The Esperantist? - Updated Jul05 - Esperanto is a 'man-made' language, so was naturally of interest to the Professor.

Songs for the Philologists - Updated Jul07 - Details of Tolkien's contributions to this very rare booklet.

Unpublished Tolkien Manuscript Found? - Updated Jul07 - An article from The Sunday Times about Tolkien's translation of Beowulf followed by a related article by Michael Drout.

I Think I've Got a Hobbit - Added Jul07 - A Collector's Tale.
 

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