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The Hobbit. First graphic novel edition. Book one of three

By: J. R. R. Tolkien

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Forestville, CA, Eclipse Books: 1989

Edition: First Graphic Novel Edition

Seller ID: 038338

Condition: Near Fine


This is the first edition of the first part of The Hobbit in graphic novel format. Adapted by Charles Dixon and illustrated by David Wenzel. Inside the front cover it is inscribed, "To Karl Best Wishes David Wenzel."First printing. Inscribed by illustrator, David Wenzel. Soft cover. Just over ten inches tall and 6.5 inches wide. Wrap around illustration. 45pp. plus one page of advertising for Eclipse books.Near fine. A small bump at the bottom of the spine. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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1981 J. R. R. TOLKIEN CALENDAR (First Edition)

By: J. R. R. Tolkien

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027064

Condition: Fine


This calendar is The Great Illustrators Edition featuring illustrations by five artists. The center is a two page vertical rendering called The War of the Rings, by Judy King Rieniets. Fine condition with no marks.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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1996 J. R. R. TOLKIEN CALENDAR (First Edition)

By: J. R. R. Tolkien

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027065

Condition: Fine


Wire bound. Illustrations from Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Silmarillion and Smith of Wootton Major. Fine condition with no marks.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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1977 J. R. R. TOLKIEN CALENDAR (First Edition)

By: J. R. R. Tolkien

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027060

Condition: Fine


The center is a double page rendering called An Unexpected Party. Fine condition with no marks.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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1979 J. R. R. TOLKIEN CALENDAR (First Edition)

By: J. R. R. Tolkien

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027062

Condition: Fine


The center is a double page, vertical rendering called The Mines of Moria. Fine condition with no marks.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

Poems and Stories (First Edition)

By: J. R. R. Tolkien

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042311

Condition: Near Fine


Contains The Adventures of Tom Bombadil; The Homecoming of Beorhthoth Beorhthelm's Son; On Fairy-Stories; Leaf by Niggle; Farmer Giles of Ham; Smith of Wootton Major. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.London: George Allen & Unwin, 1980. Hammond A16Black cloth boards with an illustration in green and gold of The Tree of Amalion by Tolkien. 342 pp. Page edges are speckled green.Near fine with the spine being a bit sunned and light finger smudges on the back cover. Generally this book was issued without a dust wrapper but a few had an unprinted white tissue dust wrapper. This copy does not have one... View more info

The Fellowship of the Ring. Volume 1 of The Lord of the Rings. First American Edition.

By: J. R. R. TOLKIEN

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1954

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 039645

Condition: Good


First American Edition. There were only 1500 copies in this first printing. Blue cloth boards with title in gilt on the front cover and spine. 423 pp. Map in back attached to inside of back cover.Condition is good only. Some wear through at extremities. Soiling on spine, outer areas of boards and page edges. No writing in the book. Professional front hinge repair. Binding is tight. Map in back is fine. Book protected by mylar. Full refund if not satisfied. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

Farmer Giles of Ham

By: J. R. R. Tolkien

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, George Allen and Unwin: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058017

Condition: Very Good


London: George Allen and Unwin, 1949. First edition. Hammond A4.Orange cloth boards with a blue dragon in the center of the front cover and blue text on the spine. 79 pp. Illustrations by Pauline Baynes.The book is VG at least with light fading of cloth at the tops of the boards and an owner's inscription on the back of the flyleaf. The price clipped dust wrapper has a quarter inch chip at the top of the spine and minor edge wear at the top of the back of the dust wrapper. Wrapper is VG. Full refund if not satisfied. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

History Through the Mind's Eye (First Edition)

By: J. R. R. Tolkien

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Saturday Review: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020481

Condition: Very Good


The January 28, 1956 edition of the Saturday Review which contains one of the earliest American reviews of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. A very good copy, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Hobbit (signed by Tolkien)

By: J. R. R. Tolkien

Price: $12,000.00

Publisher: London, George Allen and Unwin: 1957

Edition: 9th impression (second edition)

Seller ID: 060036

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Tolkien on the half title page.London: George Allen & Unwin, 1957. Ninth impression (second edition.)Green cloth boards with art and the title in black. 315 pp. Map end sheets. Dust wrapper has wrap around art by Tolkien.The book is quite nice. It is very close to fine. The dust wrapper, now protected by mylar, is also near fine. Very slight edge wear at tops and bottoms of the spine and hinges. Spine is sunned. This is a marvelous copy. View more info

The Lord of the Rings Vol 1 The Fellowship of the Ring

By: J. R. R. Tolkien

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: [Jan 1955]

Edition: Third impression of the first Am

Seller ID: 060039

Condition: Near Fine


Boston: Houghton Mifflin, [Jan. 1955].This is the third impression of the first American edition (there was no second impression) for the following reasons: No date on title page. According to the fine website TolkienBooks.us this might be more likely a third impression. Tolkien photo on the back is straight at the bottom. Copyright page says only "PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN." The British publisher supplied the pages for at least the first two American impressions. The printer for the British publisher accidentally introduced a number of new errors into the second impression and those er... View more info

Beowulf and the Critics (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studie Volume 248)

By: J. R. R. Tolkien (edited by Michael D. C. Drout)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Tempe, AZ, Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies: 2002

Seller ID: 060035

Condition: Like New


This quality book contains both original texts (there are two of them) for this book. That is followed by nearly 300 pages of explanatory notes and textual notes. It is a marvelous account of Tolkien's study of Beowulf. 461 pages total.First edition thus edited.Black cloth boards with gilt text. White dust wrapper with black text above an early photo of Tolkien.Condition is like new.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-earth (Book Club Edition)

By: J. R. R. Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien [Editor]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1980

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 062506

ISBN: 0395299179

Condition: Near Fine


BOOK CLUB EDITION. Edited with introduction, commentary, index, and maps by Christopher Tolkien. Sage green cloth boards, decorated and titled in silver and metallic green. Top stain. Indexed, 472 pp. Illustrated dust jacket. Book and dust jacket near fine condition. Mildly age-toned. Dust jacket mild edge wear and lightly scuffed. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Children of Hurin

By: J.R.R Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien [Editor]

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston | New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 2007

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 062525

ISBN: 0618894640

Condition: Fine


Quarter black cloth on black paper boards. Color and B&W illustrations throughout, many on glossy paper. 315 pp., including Genealogies, Appendix, List of Names, and fold-out map. Illustrated dust jacket. Book and dust jacket in fine condition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

"In Western Lands" 45 RPM record of Sam Gangee Lord of the Rings Song

By: Lyrics by J. R. R. Tolkien & music by Chuck Rein

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Fantasy Record Company:

Seller ID: 061099

Condition: Fine


SAM GANGEE SONG "IN WESTERN LANDS" ON 45 RPM RECORD[TOLKIEN, J. R. R.] REIN, CHUCK. In Western Lands. 7", 45 rpm recordIn Lord of the Rings when Sam Gangee is in Tower of Cirith Ungol he sings this song. This is a Chuck Rein recording of the song done by Fantasy Record Company of Baltimore. The record is in a sleeve.We have tested the record and it plays fine.Full refund if not satisfied. Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings. View more info

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The Hobbit

By: TOLKIEN, J. R. R.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society:

Seller ID: 038337

Condition: New


New in black slip case and in original shrink wrap. Year of publication not known. Spine is peach color with swirling gilt decoration. A black cloth label hosts the author and title in gilt. New in original shrink wrap.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info

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The Lord of the Rings; The Return of the King

By: [TOLKIEN, J. R. R.] JACKSON, PETER, Director

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 038342

Condition: Near Fine


Two discs and booklet in plastic case pictorially illustrated. Near fine condition.Shelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings View more info