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Tolkien Cards. A&U, 1975

George Allen & Unwin, 1975. 1st editon. Set of 8 large postcards with illustration in colour by Tolkien. The set consist of "The Hill: Hobbiton-across-the-Water", "Bilbo woke with the early sun in his eyes", "Bilbo comes to the Huts of the Raft-elves", "Rivendell", "Conversation with Smaug", "Death of Smaug", "Fangorn Forest" and "Barad-dûr". With a printed inlay with the titles, all together in a plastic sleeve. Antiquarian: very good condition (cards have little wear around the edges and some corners slightly dented).*

The Hobbit Postcard set

Set of 12 postcard in a decorated folder, all featuring Tolkien's illustrations for The Hobbit: "The fair valley of Rivendell", "Thror's Map", "The Elvenking's Gate", "The Trolls", "The Lonely Mountain", "Conversation with Smaug", "The Hill: Hobbiton-across-the-Water", "Lake Town", "Map of Wilderland", "Bilbo woke up with the early sun in his eyes", "Bilbo comes to the Huts of the Raft-elves" and "Design for the Hobbit dustjacket".*

Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth Postcard set

Set of 12 postcards in a deocrated folder, all featuring artwork by Tolkien: "The first Silmarillion map", "Bilbo comes to the Huts of the Raft-elves", "Conversation with Smaug", "The Forest of Lothlórien in Spring", "House where Rover began his adventure as a toy", "Design for the Hobbit dustjacket", "Owlamoo", "Water, Wind & Sand", "Decorative alphabet", "Parma Mittarion", "Dust jacket design for The Fellowship of the Ring", "Halls of Manwe on the Mountains of the World above Faerie".*

Tolkien Notecard set

Bodleian Library, 2013. Set of 6 double cards with envelopes, each featuring work by Tolkien.*

Tolkien, Christmas 1933 card

Goblins attack the North Pole and some even manage to creep under Father Christmas's bed in his best green and purple bedroom. MS. Tolkien Drawings 59

  • Pack of 10 cards with envelopes
  • Message inside: Merry Christmas
  • Size: 6x6"/150 x 150mm*

Tolkien, Cover of The Two Towers

Bodleain Manuscript Set

Postcard, produced by the Bodleian  Library, Oxford.*

Tolkien, Owlamoo

Bodleain Manuscript Set

Postcard, produced by the Bodleian  Library, Oxford.*

Tolkien, Lettercode

Bodleain Manuscript Set

Postcard, produced by the Bodleian  Library, Oxford.*

Tolkien: Author and Illustrator postcard set

On 26 February 2004 the Royal Mail issued ten stamps with illustrations by Tolkien. This is the set of 10 postcards with the image of the stamps.*

Pauline Baynes, Cover of the Puffin The Hobbit

Wheaton College
Postcard of the cover that Pauline Baynes did for the Puffin pocket edition of The Hobbit: Bilbo and the thirteen dwarves on pony's.*

Pamela Chandler Portraits of J.R.R. Tolkien

Set of 8 postcards (5 in colour, 3 in b/w) with portrets photo's of Tolkien, taken between 1961 and 1966.

Anke Eissmann, Rejection postcard

6x4"/15x10.5 cm*

Anke Eissmann, Crossing Nimrodel postcard

6x4"/15x10.5 cm*

Anke Eissmann, Beren recovers a Silmaril postcard

6x4"/15x10.5 cm*

Anke Eissmann, The Lord of the Waters postcard

6x4"/15x10.5 cm*

Roger Garland, Gollum

Double postcard with enveloppe.*

Roger Garland, Gandalf

Double postcard with enveloppe.*

Roger Garland, Cold Drake

Double postcard with enveloppe.*

Roger Garland, Last Journey of Boromir

Double postcard with enveloppe.*

Roger Garland, The Haven of Morionde

Double postcard with enveloppe.*

Roger Garland, The Haven of the Swans

Double postcard with enveloppe.*

Roger Garland, Smith of Wootton Major

Double postcard with enveloppe.*

Roger Garland, War of the Ring

Double postcard with enveloppe.*

Roger Garland, The Fall of Gondolin

Double postcard with enveloppe.*

Roger Garland, Gollum postcard

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Roger Garland, Cold-drake postcard

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Roger Garland, Last Journey of Boromir postcard

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Roger Garland, The Haven of Morionde postcard

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John Howe, Sur les terres de Tolkien

Publicity card for an exhibition of John Howe's work at the Centre culturel canadien in Paris (France), December 2002 to January 2003. 8x6"/20x15 cm. Antiquarian: very good condition (some smudges on the card).

Ruth Lacon, Farmer Giles of Ham postcards

ADC, 2008. Set of 4 doublesided postcards with envelopes. On the front a colour illustration by Ruth Lacon, on the inside the title of the work and the relevant quote from the book by Tolkien. In the set are: "Giles and the Giant", "Farmer Giles Sets Off in Search of the Dragon", "Farmer Giles at Chrysophylax's Den" (pictured on the left), "The Mock Dragons Tail". 6x4"/15x10 cm.*

Ruth Lacon, Niggle's First Sight of the Tree postcard

ADC, 2008. Doubleside postcard with on the front the artwork by Ruth Lacon, on the inside the title and the relevant quote from Leaf by Niggle by Tolkien. With envelope. 6x8"/14.5x20 cm.*

Ruth Lacon, Set of 12 Tolkien postcards

ADC, 2007. Set of 12 doubleside postcards with envelopes. On the front the artwork in colour by Ruth Lacon, on the reverse the title of the piece. The inside in blank. In the set are: "Queen Beruthiel Cast Adrift", "Fifteen Birds in Five Fir Trees", "Bilbo and the Black Emperors", "Beorn and the Dancing Bears", "Bilbo and the Three Trolls", "The Auction at Bag End", "Beren Pursues Lúthien Tinúviel", "Up Came Bombur" (pictured to the left), "Bombur Falls into the Enchanted Stream", "Leaving Lake Town for the Mountain", "Hobbiton Across the Water", "The Battle of the Five Armies". Size: 5x8"/13.5x20 cm* 

Peter Malone, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe postcard

Royal Mail, 1998

In 1998 a set of five stamps where issued in Britain with the theme Magical Worlds: Classical Fantasy Books for Children. This the postcard featuring the art for this stamp.*

Peter Malone, The Phoenix and the Carpet postcard

Royal Mail, 1998
In 1998 a set of five stamps where issued in Britain with the theme Magical Worlds: Classical Fantasy Books for Children. This the postcard featuring the art for this stamp.*

Peter Malone, The Borrowers postcard

Royal Mail, 1998
In 1998 a set of five stamps where issued in Britain with the theme Magical Worlds: Classical Fantasy Books for Children. This the postcard featuring the art for this stamp.*

Peter Malone, Through the Looking-Glass postcard

Royal Mail, 1998
In 1998 a set of five stamps where issued in Britain with the theme Magical Worlds: Classical Fantasy Books for Children. This the postcard featuring the art for this stamp.*

Capuchine Mazille, Leaf by Niggle postcard

1997
The original painting of this postcard is also available from The Tolkien Shop.*

Alisa Mueller, J.R.R. Tolkien postcards

Wade Center, 1987
Set of 12 b/w postcards with enveloppes with 4 designs: Merton Tower, 20 and 22 Northmoor Road (where Tolkien has lived) and a dragon.

Renshof and Ploeg, set of 5 Tolkien postcards

Set of 5 double postcards with enveloppes. Three illustration for The Hobbit and two for Farmer Giles of Ham. In a plastic sleeve with a sixth card, numbered and signed by both illustrators. Limited to 250 sets.

Faith Tolkien, postcard of the Tokien bust

The full-size bust that Faith (the first wife of Christopher) made of her father-in-law is in the English Faculty Library in Oxford.