J.R.R.Tolkien calendars from 1973 till 1979

The J.R.R.Tolkien calendars have been published since 1973, and appear every year since then (except 1983). In the beginning they were mostly presenting Tolkiens own drawings and pictures. Later on also other artists appeared like the Hildebrand brothers, H.E.Ridett, Roger Garland, Ted Nasmith, John Howe, Michael Kaluta, Michael Hague, Inger Edelfelt,e.a. There also have been published numerous Tolkien calendars depicting illustrations from the movies, first from the Bakshi movie in 1980 and now-days even more different calendars appear with the Peter Jackson movies.
The calendars appear in chronological order seperated into 4 pages:
- calendars from 1973 till 1979
- calendars from 1980 till 1989
- calendars from 1990 till 2000
The J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1973
Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien with a hobbit map and a map of Middle Earth by Pauline Baynes and a photograph of Tolkien by John Wyatt. Ballantine books, New York, 1972. Boxed. [13 x 12.25 in.].
The J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1974
Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien with a map of Middle Earth by Pauline Baynes and a photograph of Tolkien on the cover by Billett Potter. George Allen & Unwin, London, 1973. Boxed. [12.375 x 13in.].
The J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1974
Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien with a hobbit map and a map of Middle Earth by Pauline Baynes and a photograph of Tolkien by John Wyatt. Ballantine books, New York, 1973. Boxed. [13 x 12.25 in.].

Except the accent coulour change to purple, and addition of Middle-earth dates, this is the same calendar as the 1973 Ballantine calendar.
The J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1975
Contains artwork by Tim Kirk. Ballantine books, New York, 1974. Boxed. [13 x 12.25 in.]. There is a small picture of Smaug inset on the cover.
The J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1976
Contains artwork by the Brothers Hildebrandt and the back cover has a photograph of J.R.R. Tolkien against a white background. Ballantine books, New York, 1974. Boxed. [13 x 12.25 in.].
The J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1976
The Hobbit Calendar. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien. 5 Illustrations coloured by H.E.Riddett. George Allen & Unwin, London, 1975.
The J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1977
Contains artwork by the Brothers Hildebrandt. Ballantine books, New York, 1976. Boxed. [13 x 12.25 in.].
The J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1977
The Lord of the Rings Calendar. The artwork was by J.R.R. Tolkien as is the emblem on the cover. This calendar features notes by Christopher Tolkien. George Allen & Unwin, London, 1976. Boxed.
The J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1978
Contains artwork by the Brothers Hildebrandt. This calendar contains a different set of artwork than the 1977 calendar. Ballantine books, New York, 1977. Boxed. [13 x 12.25 in.].
The J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1978
The Silmarillion Calendar. The artwork is by J.R.R. Tolkien as is the heraldic device of Luthien Tinuviel on the cover. It includes a Silmarillion map by Christopher Tolkien. 4 Illustrations coloured by H.E.Riddett.
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1977. Boxed. [11 7/8 x 15 1/8 in.].
The J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1978
The Hobbit Desk Calendar. Contains artwork by J.R.R.Tolkien. This is an engagemant calendar that contains the same artwork as the 1976 Allen & Unwin Hobbit Calendar. Ballantine books, New York, 1977. [6.5 x 9in.].
The J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1979
The Lord of the Rings: A Film Calendar. This calendar is the first to contain artwork from the animated movie directed by Ralph Bakshi.
Ballantine books, New York, 1978. Boxed. [13 x 12.25in.].
The J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1979
The Silmarillion Calendar. The artwork is by J.R.R. Tolkien and the cover photo by Billet Potter. It includes notes by Christopher Tolkien. 2 Illustrations coloured by H.E.Riddett.
George Allen & Unwin, London, 1978. Boxed. [11 7/8 x 15 1/8 in.].
  The J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1979
The Silmarillion Desk Calendar. Contains artwork by J.R.R.Tolkien. This is an engagemant calendar that contains the same artwork as the 1978 Allen & Unwin Silmarillion Calendar. Ballantine books, New York, 1978. [6.5 x 9in.].