2006 – J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide (Two Volume Box Set) – Hardcover – Houghton Mifflin

Box Set

Hardcover: 2300 pages
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Slp edition (October 6, 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0618391134
ISBN-13: 978-0618391134
Product Dimensions: 10.6 x 6.6 x 4 inches
Shipping Weight: 6.3 pounds

Chronology

Hardcover: 1020 pages
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; First Edition edition (November 2, 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0618391029
ISBN-13: 978-0618391028
Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.4 x 1.9 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds

The bulk of this book consists of a chronological account of Tolkien’s life. It includes a large number of quotations from letters written by Tolkien together with extracts from some of his diaries, papers in various archives and libraries, and from other unpublished or hard to find sources.

Also included are some useful listings of Tolkien’s writings, art and poetry.

Readers Guide

Hardcover: 1280 pages
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1st edition (November 2, 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0618391010
ISBN-13: 978-0618391011
Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.4 x 2.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 3 pounds

This book is a combined ‘Who’s Who’, ‘What’s What’ and ‘Where’s, Where’ of all things Tolkien. It includes a large number of quotations from letters written by Tolkien together with extracts from some of his diaries, papers in various archives and libraries, and from other unpublished or hard to find sources.

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