The Essential Tolkien Library by Houghton Mifflin (27.04.07 by Pieter Collier) - Comments

In celebration of the publication of The Children of Hurin, the first complete book by JRR Tolkien in 30 years, Houghton Mifflin has put together an essential collection of Tolkien books. This set makes a great gift that every Tolkien fan should own. This collection includes everything from the first books that made Tolkien famous to the entire History of the Middle-earth to works indispensable in navigating Tolkien's great vision and creation. Most books are hardcover and all books are brand new! Here is your chance to buy an instant Tolkien collection and gives a good overview of all books a good Tolkien Library should have.

The Essential Tolkien Collection Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date:
April 17, 2007
Language:
English
ISBN-10:
0618983554


Here is the list of books that make the essential Tolkien library:

The Hobbit

J.R.R. Tolkien The Hobbit Illustrated by Alan Lee - September 1997 Title: The Hobbit
(Alan Lee Illustrated)


Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator: Alan Lee

Publication Date:

September 1997

Estimate:
289 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10: 0395873460
ISBN-13: 978-0395873465
The Hobbit Collectors Edition Reprinted since October 24, 1973 Title: The Hobbit
(Collectors Edition)


Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator: Alan Lee

Publication Date:

October 24, 1973

Estimate:
320 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10: 0395177111
ISBN-13: 978-0395177112

The Lord of the Rings

J.R.R. Tolkien The Fellowship of the Ring Illustrated by Alan Lee Title: The Fellowship of the Ring

Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator: Alan Lee

Publication Date:

October 5, 2002

Type: hardcover
ISBN-10: 061826051X
ISBN-13: 978-0618260515
The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien Illustrated by Alan Lee Title: The Two Towers

Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator: Alan Lee

Publication Date:

November 1, 2002

Type: hardcover
ISBN-10: 0618260595
ISBN-13: 978-0618260591
The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien Illustrated by Alan Lee Title: The Return of the King

Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator: Alan Lee

Publication Date:

October 6, 2002

Type: hardcover
ISBN-10: 0618260552
ISBN-13: 978-0618260553
The Lord of the Rings 50th Anniversay Edition by Houghton Mifflin 2004 Title:
The Lord of the Rings
(50th Anv Edition)


Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date:

October 21, 2004

Estimate:
1184 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10:
0618517650
ISBN-13: 978-0618517657

The History of Middle-earth

J.R.R. Tolkien The Fellowship of the Ring Illustrated by Alan Lee Title: The Book of Lost Tales vol 1

Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator: Alan Lee

Publication Date:

February 22, 1984

Estimate:
304 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10:
0395354390
ISBN-13:978-0395354391
The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien Illustrated by Alan Lee Title: The Book of Lost Tales vol 2

Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator: Alan Lee

Publication Date:

1984

Estimate:
400 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10:
0395366143
ISBN-13:978-0395366141
The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien Illustrated by Alan Lee Title:
The Lays of Beleriand


Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator: Alan Lee

Publication Date:

November 20, 1985

Estimate:
400 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10:
0395394295
ISBN-13:9780395394298
The Lord of the Rings 50th Anniversay Edition by Houghton Mifflin 2004 Title:
The Shaping of Middle-earth


Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date:

November 1986

Estimate:
400 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10:
0395425018
ISBN-13:978-0395425015
The Lord of the Rings 50th Anniversay Edition by Houghton Mifflin 2004 Title:
The Lost Road


Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date:

November 30, 1987

Estimate:
464 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10:
0395455197
ISBN-13: 978-0395455197
The Return of the Shadow Title:
The Return of the Shadow


Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date:

January 5, 1989

Estimate:
512 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10:
0395498635
ISBN-13: 978-0395498637
The Treason of Isengard Title:
The Treason of Isengard


Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date:

November 30, 1989

Estimate:
512 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10:
0395515629
ISBN-13: 978-0395515624
The War of the Ring Title:
The War of the Ring


Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date:

November 14, 1990

Estimate:
496 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10:
039556008X
ISBN-13: 978-0395560082
Sauron Defeated: The End of the Third Age Title:
Sauron Defeated: The End of the Third Age


Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date:

October 27, 1992

Estimate:
496 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10:
0395606497
ISBN-13: 978-0395606490
Morgoth's Ring Title:
Morgoth's Ring


Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date:

December 14, 1993

Estimate:
488 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10:
0395680921
ISBN-13: 978-0395680926
The War of the Jewels Title:
The War of the Jewels


Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date:

December 6, 1994

Estimate:
488 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10:
0395710413
ISBN-13: 978-0395710418
The Peoples of Middle-earth Title:
The Peoples of Middle-earth


Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date:

December 1996

Estimate:
496 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10:
0395827604
ISBN-13: 978-0395827604

The Silmarillion

The Silmarillion Title: The Silmarillion

Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator: Ted Nasmith

Publication Date:

November 15, 2004

Estimate:
386 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10: 0618391118
ISBN-13: 978-0618391110

Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-earth

J.R.R. Tolkien The Hobbit Illustrated by Alan Lee - September 1997 Title: Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-earth

Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator: Alan Lee

Publication Date:

September 9, 2001

Estimate:
472 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10: 0618154043
ISBN-13: 978-0618154043

Farmer Giles of Ham

J.R.R. Tolkien The Hobbit Illustrated by Alan Lee - September 1997 Title: Farmer Giles of Ham
Author:
J.R.R. Tolkien
Editor: C. Scull, W.G. Hammond
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date:

November 15, 1999

Estimate:
127 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10: 0618009361
ISBN-13: 978-0618009367

Letters From Father Christmas

J.R.R. Tolkien The Hobbit Illustrated by Alan Lee - September 1997 Title: Letters From Father Christmas

Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator: J.R.R. Tolkien

Publication Date:

December 20, 1999

Estimate:
160 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10: 061800937X
ISBN-13: 978-0618009374

The Maps of Tolkien's Middle-earth

J.R.R. Tolkien The Hobbit Illustrated by Alan Lee - September 1997 Title: The Maps of Tolkien's Middle-earth
Author:
Brian Sibley
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator: John Howe

Publication Date:

Oktober 02, 2003

Estimate: 80 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10: 061839110X
ISBN-13: 978-0618391103

The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion

J.R.R. Tolkien The Hobbit Illustrated by Alan Lee - September 1997 Title: The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion
Author:
W.G. Hammond and C. Scull
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date:

December 27, 2005

Estimate:
416 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10: 0618642676
ISBN-13: 978-0618642670

The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth

J.R.R. Tolkien The Hobbit Illustrated by Alan Lee - September 1997 Title: The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth
Author:
Ruth S. Noel
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date:

May 1980

Estimate:
224 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10: 0395291305
ISBN-13: 978-0395291306

Atlas of Middle-earth

Atlas of Middle-earth Title:
Atlas of Middle-earth
Author:
K.W. Fonstad
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date:

April 10, 2001

Estimate:
224 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10: 0618126996
ISBN-13: 978-0618126996

The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide

J.R.R. Tolkien The Hobbit Illustrated by Alan Lee - September 1997 Title: The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide
Author:
C. Scull and W. Hammond
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator: Alan Lee

Publication Date:

October 6, 2006

Estimate:
2300 pages
Type:
hardcover
ISBN-10: 0618391134
ISBN-13: 978-0618391134

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