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New Edition of ‘The Adventures of Tom Bombadil’

New Edition of ‘The Adventures of Tom Bombadil’

There’s a new revised and expanded edition of The Adventures of Tom Bombadil out, and in addition to Tolkien’s wonderful writing, it also comes with beautiful illustrations by Pauline Baynes. This book is a must-have […]

New Pocket-sized Edition of Farmer Giles of Ham

New Pocket-sized Edition of Farmer Giles of Ham

A special 50th Anniversary pocket-sized edition of Farmer Giles of Ham has recently been released on the Tolkien Bookshop site. It comes with a new introduction, a map, the Professor’s notes for a sequel and the […]

Magical Books – From The Middle Ages To Middle-Earth

Magical Books – From The Middle Ages To Middle-Earth

Magical Books – From the Middle Ages to Middle-earth is the rather wonderful title of the latest exhibition at the Bodleian Library in Oxford. The exhibition is of the texts and drawings that the Bodleian holds […]

The Artist Who Brought Tolkien’s Books to Life

The Artist Who Brought Tolkien’s Books to Life

Pauline Baynes is the English artist responsible for creating so many of the iconic illustrations for the books of Tolkien and C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia. I recently visited an exhibition of her drawings at Farnham […]

An Eagle’s View of Middle-earth

An Eagle’s View of Middle-earth

This shirt is so cute, and I’m going to suggest that it’s pretty spoiler-free if you haven’t read J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Though I expect Middle-earth aficionados to express annoyance at the placement and design of […]