19 August 2011

My Tolkien Collection: My Tolkien Library

If you've ever been curious as to where I get a majority of my information for my "365 Days of Middle-earth" from, or how many/what Tolkien-related books I own, here's a (somewhat blurry) snapshot for you:


Since you obviously cannot see all the titles, I'll list them for anyone interested:



By J.R.R. Tolkien/edited by Christopher Tolkien

The Hobbit (three different versions/prints)
The Annotated Hobbit
The Fellowship of the Ring
The Two Towers
The Return of the King
The Lord of the Rings all-in-one
The Silmarillion
Unfinished Tales
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Farmer Giles of Ham
The Tolkien Reader
Roverandom
Letters From Father Christmas
Children of Húrin 
Der Herr der Ringe: Die Zwei Türme


History of Middle-earth

The Book of Lost Tales, pt.1
The Book of Lost Tales, pt. 2
The Lays of Beleriand
The Shaping of Middle-earth
The Lost Road and Other Writings
The Return of the Shadow
The Treason of Isengard


About J.R.R. Tolkien

Understanding the Lord of the Rings: the Best of Tolkien Criticism
Critical Lives: J.R.R. Tolkien


About LOTR/Middle-earth

The History of the Hobbit: Mr. Baggins
The History of the Hobbit: Return to Bag End
Tales Before Tolkien
The Magical Worlds of Lord of the Rings
Meditations on Middle-earth
Finding God in Lord of the Rings
The Philosophy of Tolkien
The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth

Dictionaries/Reference Books

Sparknotes: Lord of the Rings *
Sparknotes: The Hobbit *
Origins of Middle-earth for Dummies *
Guide to Tolkien's World
The Complete Guide to Middle-earth
The Complete Tolkien Companion

 * Obviously I don't need these, but purchased them for the sake of having them


On Peter Jackson's Films

The Art of the Fellowship of the Ring
The Two Towers Photo Guide
Entertainment Weekly's special Lord of the Rings issue
The Lord of the Rings official movie guide
The Making of the Movie Trilogy


 Art/Music/Humour

Myth and Magic (John Howe)
The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook (Alan Lee)
Fellowship of the Ring sheet music
Two Towers sheet music
Return of the King sheet music
Bored of the Rings


DVDs


The Fellowship of the Ring theatrical version
The Fellowship of the Ring extended edition
The Fellowship of the Ring limited edition
The Two Towers theatrical version
The Two Towers extended edition
The Two Towers limited edition
The Return of the King theatrical version
The Return of the King extended edition
The Return of the King limited edition
Le seigneur des anneaux - Le retour du roi (French-Canadian)
The Making of Gollum
Creating the Lord of the Rings Symphony
Ringers: Lord of the Fans
Veggie Tales: Lord of the Beans
National Geographic: The Fellowship of the Ring
National Geographic: The Return of the King


CDs/Music

The Fellowship of the Ring soundtrack
The Two Towers soundtrack
The Return of the King soundtrack
The Return of the King special edition soundtrack
A Trilogy of Fantasy
Music Inspired by Lord of the Rings
At Dawn in Rivendell
PandemoniumFromAmerica (not so much Tolkien/LOTR, but involves several LOTR cast members)

3 comments:

  1. What about Silmarillion and Unfinished Tales?

    And what's this about Return of the King soundtrack Special Edition? There's a Special Edition?? ("It comes in pints??")

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  2. Oh, and why The Two Towers in German?

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  3. Whoops, I somehow forgot those two - thank you for catching that!

    The ROTK "special edition" soundtrack just contains some bonus features - I think mine came with a symphony DVD. But the main attraction is the fancy leather packaging.

    And I have the German version because I speak a little German (still need to get FOTR and ROTK as well). I'd like to start collecting translations as well, so I figured German would be the best place to start, as I can at least read some of that.

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