A descriptive and illustrated guide to collecting Tolkien and Tolkien related books - One Library to rule them all
This is the second news letter send by the Tolkien Library. It summarizes the events of what has happened on the site so far this year and brings the latest news. These letters will be sent more often from now on and will feature all upcoming changes and updates to the site.
2005 will be a year long to remember!!!
2005 began great for the Tolkien Library! After the very sad news of Humphrey Carpenter's death, only good news kept arriving. There were numerous request for publications of some very interesting studies, most of them will follow in the next few months. The articles will be range from bibliographical studies towards articles on renowned Tolkien illustrators, Tolkien's autographs and fake collectables; At the site are up for sale some very scarce and rare Tolkien books, Check them out here. www.tolkienlibrary.com has caught a glimpse of a list of new books that will be published this year. This list will be completed and published in a few weeks, check the Tolkien Library for more on this. Already this years seems to become very exciting.
Humphrey Carpenter dies
The sad news is probably known to you all; On 4 January
2005 Humphrey Carpenter died after a long illness. He was known as a writer
and broadcaster, and, among those interested in Tolkien, and especially
renowned for the "authorised biography of Tolkien", "the
Letters of J.R.R.Tolkien" and "Inklings: C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien,
Charles Williams, and their Friends".
has seen a lot of major changes in the first month of the year 2005. The
first and major change is actually happening behind the scenes. The Tolkien
Library has started some interesting researches and bibliographical studies
which, when completed, will be published at the site.
Latest Tolkien Articles, Essays, News & Reviews
The review section had a look into the life of Humphrey Carpenter and took a good look at the first edition of the US hobbit:
People who want to send there reviews, studies or remarks are welcome to do so, please mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org. All studies and reviews will be read and after evaluation published at the Tolkien Library (of course your name will be mentioned!).
please go to Tolkienlibrary.com and fill in your email adres and select
the unsuscribe option.