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Want to stay up to date with the world of J.R.R Tolkien and Middle-earth? Look no further! This section will feature exclusive news on all Tolkien’s books.

J.R.R TOLKIEN

The Two Towers

Discover this special collector’s edition of the second volume of J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic masterpiece The Lord of the Rings.


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The Art of The Hobbit

Mirkwood

The Art of The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien features stunning pictures, more than one hundred sketches, drawings, paintings, maps, preliminary and alternate versions and experimental designs as well as finished art.


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Tolkien

Jemima Catlin

The first new illustrated edition of The Hobbit for more than 15 years contains 150 brand new colour illustrations.


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Smaug

The Hobbit

Find out more about The Hobbit and Smaug in this classic hardback edition:


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J.R.R TOLKIEN

The Fall of Arthur

This brand new book is available in both £14.99 hardback and £60 deluxe slipcased edition for collectors


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J.R.R TOLKIEN

Riddles in the Dark

It is rather amazing to hear J.R.R. Tolkien himself reading, especially as The Hobbit sequence is the Riddles in the Dark chapter featuring Bilbo’s encounter with Gollum.


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THE SILMARILLION

J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic legendary precursor

The Silmarilli were three perfect jewels created by Feanor, the most gifted of the High Elves.


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Unfinished Tales

J.R.R. Tolkien’s Unfinished Tales

Unfinished Tales is a collection of narratives ranging in time from the Elder Days of Middle-earth to the end of the War of the Ring, which further relates events as told in The Silmarillion and The Lord of the Rings.


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The Hobbit Movie Books

Exclusive offer: Buy One Get One Free

Buy The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug and Get The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Movie Books Free! Just enter Promo Code TKMC01 once both items are in the shopping basket to claim your free Movie Book.


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SMAUG: UNLEASHING THE DRAGON

Come face to face with Smaug

Discover the most realistic, breathtaking and destructive dragon ever to appear on screen, in this gallery of exclusive images that tell the story of how he was created.


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The Hobbit Movie Books

The Desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug

We're delighted to present a new publishing portfolio comprising movie tie-ins, companions, sticker books and annuals plus a selection of beautiful new editions of J.R.R Tolkien’s books.


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The Lord of the Rings

Collector’s
Editions

Lord of the rings collector's editions

Following last year’s clothbound collector’s edition of The Hobbit, this autumn sees the release of special collector’s hardbacks of all three volumes of Tolkien’s epic masterpiece The Lord of the Rings.


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The Hobbit

The three trolls in The Hobbit

Lord of the rings collector's editions

In the second chapter of The Hobbit called Roast Mutton, Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf and the company of dwarves find themselves facing the trolls.


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Quotes

The Fellowship of the Ring

Lord of the rings collector's editions

“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost.


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The Artwork and Imagination of

Ted Nasmith

Artwork of Ted Nasmith

With kind permission from the artist, we are delighted to be using Ted Nasmith’s Tolkien captivating images on our website. Ted is a Canadian artist, illustrator and architectural renderer, best known as an illustrator of J. R. R. Tolkien’s works. Read his article on the inspiration behind these imaginative artwork.


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Books Made To Order

On Demand

Tolkien Books Made To Order

The technology which now lets us print individual books in response to individual orders is called print on demand, or ‘POD’. This service is a real breakthrough and one we recognised would be of value to fans and collector’s of Tolkien books.


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Interview with

Christopher Tolkien

Christopher Tolkien - Unfinished Tales

Christopher Tolkien, the third son of J.R.R. Tolkien who was appointed by Tolkien to be his literary executor, answers questions put to him by Ms Alison Flood of The Guardian.


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Interview with

Cor Blok

Cor Blok artwork, admired by Tolkien

Cor Blok met and corresponded with J.R.R. Tolkien in the 1960s, and Tolkien admired the artist's work so much that he purchased two paintings, one of which, The Battle of the Hornburg, appears in the Tolkien Official Calendar for 2011.


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