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Hammond/Scull, The JRR Tolkien Companion and Guide: Chronology

HarperCollins, 2006. 1st edition. Hardback. A day-to-day account of Tolkien's life. Plus a bibliography of his work, including translations.*

Hammond/Scull, The JRR Tolkien Companion and Guide: Reader's Guide

HarperCollins, 2006. 1st edition. Hardback. Articles and essays on Tolkien's life and work.*

Greg Harvey, The Origins of Tolkien's Middle-earth for Dummies.

The fun and easy way to explore the myths and themes of The Lord of the Rings

Wiley, 2003. Paperback. Illustrated. A basic guide to some of the possible linguistic and mythological origins of Middle earth, and a rudimentary analysis of its many themes and lessons for our world. It includes topics that explore the main themes in Tolkien's works, including immortality and death; the heroic quest; love; fate and free will; and faith and redemption. *

Iain Lowson e.a., World of the Rings.

The unauthorised guide to the world of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Richmond, 2002. 1st edition. Paperback. Illustrated. "The perfect beginners guide."

Alberto Manguel and Gianni Guadalupi, The Dictionary of Imaginary Places

Bloomsbury, 1999

Updated reissue. With many references to Middle-earth. Paperback. Illustrated with many maps and plans.

Nancy Martsch (ed.), List of Tolkienalia

Beyond Bree, 1995

Lists of products, calendars, posters, audio, video's, games and miniatures. Dated, but still usefull. Magazine format.

Alister E. McGrath (ed.), The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Modern Christian Thought

Oxford, 1995

1st edition. Paperback. Lemma on Lewis and Tolkien.

Myth & Magic. The Complete Fantasy Reference

Titan, 1999

With an introduction by Terry Brooks. With chapters on theme's like magic, races, armour, mythical beings and legends. Tolkien is frequently given as an example. 1st edition. Paperback. Illustrated.

Michael W. Perry, Untangling Tolkien

A Chronology and Commentary for The Lord of the Rings

Inklings Books, 2003. "A day-by-day reference, describing what each character is doing on that day." 1st edition. Paperback.

Frank Rottensteiner, The Science Fiction Book. An Illustrated History

London, 1975

1st edition.. Largesize paperback. Tolkien is discussed. Antiquarian: fine condition.

Ingvar Svensson, Tolkien Midgard

en uppslagsbok

SFFS, 1977. 1st edition. Paperback. Illustrated in b&w by Sven Gripsborn. An alphabetic referencework to Middle-earth. In Swedish. Antiquarian: new.*

J.E.A. Tyler, The Tolkien Companion. Macmiilan, 1976

The Indispensable Guide to the Wondrous Legends, History, Languages and Peoples of Middle-earth

Second reprint, August 1976. Hardback. Illustrated by Kevin Reilly. Antiquarian: very good condition (a few small tears in the dustjacket).*

J.E.A. Tyler, The Tolkien Companion. Gramercy, 1979

The Indispensable Guide to the Wondrous Legends, History, Languages and Peoples of Middle-earth

1st edition thus. Hardback. Illustrated by Kevin Reilly. Cover by the brothers Hildebrandt Antiquarian: fine condition.*

J.E.A. Tyler, The New Tolkien Companion. Avon, 1980

Completely updated to include The Silmarillion

New York, 1980. 2nd printing. Paperback. Alphabethical referencework with names and places in Middle-earth. Antiquarian: very good condition.*

J.E.A. Tyler, The Complete Tolkien Companion. Pan, 2002

Fully revised and updated edition

1st edition thus. Paperback. Cover by Ted Nasmith.*

J.E.A. Tyler, Tolkien Lexicon

Het Spectrum, 2012. 1st edition thus. Paperback. Illustrated by Kevin Reilly. Dutch translation of The Complete Tolkien Companion.*

Edmund Wainwright, Tolkien's Mythology for England

A Middle-earth Companion

Anglo-Saxon Books, 2004. "Focusses on The Lord of the Rings and shows how Tolkien's knowledge of early English literature and history helped shape the book's plot and characters." 1st edition. Hardback.*

Tolkien: A Guide. British publicity leaflet

HarperCollins, 2000

Colour leaflet on Tolkien, the covers of all the edition in print and special attention to the millennium edition of The Lord of the Rings.*

JRR Tolkien Complete Catalogue 1989/1990

Oversized booklet with colour cover and illustrated throughout in b&w. Published by Tolkien's publisher UnwinHyman with all their Tolkien books, calendars, diaries etc at that moment in print. Plus a short biography of Tolkien. Antiquarian: as new.*