1980 – Eorclanstanas: Or The Hobbitiana, An Offering Of Rarities By J.R.R. Tolkien – Paperback Auction Catalog – Melissa and Mark Hime

Information from Bookseller:

Idyllwild, CA: Melissa and Mark Hime, 1980. 6 x 9″. Gold stiff wraps…Scarce auction catalog of Tolkien offerings from the library of A. Hime. An incomplete version of Galadriel’s lament is included. Nicely done detailed bibliographic descriptions, including price, notes, excerpts, and photos. A must-have for any Tolkien collector. Only 2 copies currently for sale in the trade (3/15).

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Item 14 – A reproduction of a page from a copy of The Hobbit showing an inscription partly in Anglo-Saxon.

Item 29 – A reproduction of a page from a proof copy of The Fellowship of the Ring – showing an amendment by Tolkien to the Ring Poem.

Item 29 – A reproduction of a page from a proof copy of The Return of the King – heavily amended by Tolkien.

Item 45 – Extracts from letters to Colin Smythe dated 10 April 1968 and 4 June 1968. The letters are not included in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien (1981).

Item 47 – A reproduction of a page dated 5 February 1966, showing the first two sentences of Namárië in Quenya and English, written in tengwar and roman scripts.

Item 63 – Extracts from a letter and commentary to Charlotte and Denis Plimmer dated 8 February 1967. Reprinted in a more extensive form in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien (1981) – Letter 294.