An Illustrated Tolkien Bibliography

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The Bibliography

1910-1937 - The Early Years

1937 - The Hobbit

1938-1953 - The Middle Years

1954-1955 - The Lord of the Rings

1955-1973 - The Later Years

1974-1990 - After Tolkien Part 1

1991 Onwards - After Tolkien Part 2

Boxed Sets & Books in Slipcases

Languages and Alphabets

Other Credits

Booklists, Bibliographies and Collector's Guides
Where to Buy - Shops, Auctions and Search Engines
General Sites - These have a little bit of everything - forums, fiction, games, and more

Booklists, Bibliographies and Collector's Guides - compiled by Devon Press - an illustrated bibliography of Tolkien editions in a style similar to

The Tolkien Collector's Guide - includes a wiki-like section on all things Tolkien, plus news, classifieds and a discussion forum

A Chronological Bibliography - compiled by Åke Bertenstam - a chronological bibliography of books by Tolkien - includes some of the more obscure pieces by Tolkien concerning his languages

The Hobbit Hunter - an illustrated guide to The Hobbit - both English language editions and translations

The Compleat Gyde to Tolkien Calendars - includes a images of a wide selection of calendars from all over the world

J.R.R. Tolkien: A Collection - lots of pictures of books by and about Tolkien, plus pictures of the film related books and other bits and pieces - illustrated bibliographies covering the works of Richard C. Meredith, Philip E. High and others plus the Venture Science Fiction series

The Tolkien Library - a great set of resources for the Tolkien Book Collector - lots of pictures and information on The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings

The U.S. Tolkien Guide - includes a bibliography of American editions of Tolkien's works The U.S. Tolkien Guide


Where to Buy
The U.K. Bookstore - The U.S. Bookstore The Bookstores offer a wide range of Tolkien books, CDs and DVDs as well as general fantasy an science fiction books

ADC Books - specialising in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien plus Modern Fiction and Childrens books

The Tolkien Bookshelf - books by and about Tolkien, including First Editions, custom rebound books, signed copies, Limited/Numbered Editions, and many scarce or unusual items

Thornton's Bookshop - A long-time dealer in Tolkien books, some rare and usual titles can be found here. - lots of hard to find and limited edition copies of The Hobbit and LotR

The Tolkien Shop - books, calendars, videos, posters, games, figurines and much more. If it exists, you stand a good chance of finding it here
The Tolkien Shop


General Sites
The Tolkien Society - all sorts of resources here - including a monster-sized Links page

Unquendor - The Dutch Tolkien Society - Tolkien resources - in Dutch

Tolkien Gateway - aims to be the largest Tolkien encyclopedia on the web

Lord of the Rings Fantasy World - devoted to Tolkien books and the movies, this site features a wide range of resources, including chat rooms and a forum

The Council of Elrond - large resource site offering a variety of unique features based on the creative works of J.R.R. Tolkien The Council of Elrond

The Valar Guild - a society of Tolkien appreciators and gamers founded on the principles of honor, loyalty, and camaraderie as espoused in The Lord of the Rings
The Valar Guild


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