Tolkien in Italy video, exhibition information

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From the Tolkien Collector site:

Here is what you may find at the Tolkien exhibition in Rome, 'Tolkien. Man Professor Author', of which I [Oronzo Cilli] am the curator.

TOLKIEN. MAN PROFESSOR AUTHOR.
Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea
Rome (IT) 16 November 2023 - 11 February 2024

SECTION 1: MAN

ROOM 1


—. Mabel Tolkien's trunk, 1895.
—. [Book] The Complaint; or, Night-Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality, Edward Young. W. Wilson, 1821. Signed: Arthur Reuel Tolkien, Dec. 25. 1885.
—. [Postcard] The Bank of Africa, Limited. Bloemfontein, 29 January 1891. Signed: Arthur Reuel Tolkien.
—. [Letter] Norwich Union Life Insurance Office. 30 March 1819. Signed: John Benjamin Tolkien.
—. [Christmas card] With Hearty Good Wishes. Ill. by May Gladwin, 1904. Signed. From Grace Bindley Tolkien to Dorothy Wood [née Mountain].
—. [Map] Hall Green 1903. Edit by John Maddison, 1904.
—. [Postcard] Sarehole Mill, 1908.
—. [Book] The Lord’s Prayer and the Angelical Salutation. Fr. Jerome Savonarola, O.P. Catholic Truth Society, 1899. Signed: Mabel Tolkien.
—. [Booklet] ‘Exor’ (executor) of Mabel Tolkien. Lloyd’s Bank, 1905-1916. Annotated by Fr. Francis Morgan.
—. Check stubs of One Thousand Pounds bequeathed to each of the Tolkien brothers.
—. [Letter] Francis Morgan's Executor. 15 June 1935.
—. [Letter] Receipt for Francis Morgan's check. 1935. Signed: J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Photo] Fr. Francis Morgan with Rev. Mother of the Community of St. Anne’s Convent, 1920s.
—. [Book] Julius Cesar. William Shakespeare. Blackie & Son, 1896. Signed: J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Book] Macbeth. William Shakespeare. Cambridge University Press, 1904. Signed: J. R. R. Tolkien.

ROOM 2

—. [Book] Correspondence of J. H. Newman with John Keble and others… 1839-1845. The Birmingham Oratory, Longmans Green, 1917. Signed from Fr. Francis Morgan to Rev. Mother and The Community of St. Anne’s Convent, Birmingham.
—. [Book] Oxford University Calendar 1914. Oxford University, 1914.
—. [Book] Oxford Poetry 1915. Basil H. Blackwell, 1915. Contains ‘Goblin Feet’ by J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Magazine] The Saturday Review. 25 November 1916. Contains the latest letter from G. B. Smith on the value of German music.
—. [Book] France. John Edward Courtenay Bodley. Macmillan, 1907. Signed: J. R. R. Tolkien from G. B. Smith.
—. [Magazine] The Bookman. August 1918. Contains an unpublished photo of G.B. Smith in uniform.
—. [Book] Pageant of the Popes. John Farrow. Sheed & Ward, 1943. Signed: P. M. R. Tolkien [in JRR’s hand]
—. [Book] The Garden. Vita Sackville-West. Michael Joseph, 1947. Signed: Priscilla Tolkien, 1947.
—. [Book] A Second Anglo-Saxon Reader. Henry Sweet. At the Clarendon Press, 1885. Signed: J. F. R. Tolkien.
—. [Book] Leo VI’s. Concept of Divine Monarchy. Dorothy Wood. The Monarchist Press Association, 1964. Signed: M. H. R. Tolkien.
—. [Book] A History of the Greek World 323-146 D.C.. M. Cary. Methuen, 1963. Signed: M. H. R. Tolkien with reference to “Tolkienne – Hohenzollern de Baireuth”.

SECTION 2: PROFESSOR

—. [Book] The Latin Poems commonly attributed to Walter Mapes. Thomas Wright. Camden Society, 1891. Signed: J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Book] The University of Leeds Calendar 1921-22. University of Leeds, 1921.
—. [Magazine] The Gryphon. The Journal of the University of Leeds, December 1925.
—. [Book] A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles, Vol. X Part II. V-Z. Sir James A. H. Murray, Henry Bradley, W. A. Craigie & C. T. Onions. The Philological Society, 1928.
—. [Letter] Sir James Murray to a reader. 13 March 1899.
—. [Book] A Middle English Vocabulary. J. R. R. Tolkien. Clarendon Press / Oxford University Press, 1922.
—. [Book] The Review of English Studies: A Quarterly Journal of English Literature and the English Language. (Ed.) R. B. McKerrow. Sidgwick & Jackson, 1925. Contains: Contributions to Middle-English Lexicography & The Devil's Coach-Horses by J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Book] A New Glossary of the Dialect of the Huddersfield District. (Ed.) Walter E. Haigh. Oxford University Press, 1928. Contains Foreword by J. R. R. Tolkien
—. [Book] Essays and Studies by Members of the English Association Vol. XIV. (Ed.) H. W. Gerrod. Clarendon Press / Oxford University Press, 1929. Contains Ancrene Wisse and Hali Meiðhad by J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Book] Year's Work in English Studies 1924, Vol. V. (Ed.) F. S. Boas & C. H. Herford. The English Association / Oxford University Press, 1926. Contains Philology: General Works by J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Letter] Cecil Lewis to J. R. R. Tolkien. 5 July 1926.
—. [Book] Essais de Philologie Moderne. Société d’éditione “Les Belles Lettres”, 1953. Contains Middle English Losenger by J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Book] Studia Neophilologica, A Journal of Germanic and Romanic Philology, Vol. 20 Nos. 1-2. A.-B. Lundequistska Bokhandeln, 1948. Contains MS. Bodley 34: A re-collation of a collation by J.R.R. Tolkien and S.R.T.O. d’Ardenne.
—. [Book] Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. J. R. R. Tolkien & E. V. Gordon. Oxford University Press, 1925.
—. [Letter] J. R. R. Tolkien to Peter Sutcliffe, Oxford University Press. 12 April 1959.
—. [Book] Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics. J. R. R. Tolkien. Oxford University Press for the British Academy, 1958. Signed: John Leyerle.
—. [Book] Þe Liflade ant te Passiun of Seinte Iuliene. S. R. T. O. d’Ardenne. Bibliothèque de la Faculté de Philosophie et Lettres de l’Université de Liége, 1936. Signed and annotated: Charlie Leslie Wrenn.
—. [Book] Beowulf and Finnesburg Fragment. John R. Clark Hall. George Allen and Unwin, 1940.
—. [Book] Pearl. E. V. Gordon. Oxford University Press, 1953.
—. [Book] Ancrene Wisse. J. R. R. Tolkien. Oxford University Press, 1962.
—. [Book] The Old English Exodus. J. R. R. Tolkien. Oxford University Press, 1981.
—. [Book] Finn and Hengest. J. R. R. Tolkien. George Allen & Unwin, 1982.
—. [Letter] J. R. R. Tolkien to Alan Rook. 6 May 1939.
—. [Letter] Edith Mary Tolkien to Alan Rook. 16 May 1939.
—. [Book] These Are My Comrades. Alan Rook. Routledge, 1943.
—. [Book] Making Knowing and Judging. W. H. Auden. At the Clarendon Press, 1956.
—. [Book] Shenandoah. A Tribute to Wystan Hugh Auden on his Sixtieth Birthday. (Ed.) James Boatwright. Washington and Lee University, 1967. Contains a poem For W.H.A. in English and Anglo-Saxon by J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Book] Egil’s Saga. Eric Rücker Eddison. Cambridge at the University Press, 1930.
—. [Book] The Truth about Publishing. Stanley Unwin. Allen & Unwin, 1926. Signed: Stanley Unwin.
—. [Book] The Hidden Wound. Wendell Berry. Houghton Mifflin, 1970. Tolkien’s copy.
—. [Letter] Joy Hill to Austin Olney, Houghton Mifflin. 18 December 1970. Copy for J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Book] Public Opinion and the Last Peace. Ronald B. McCallum. Oxford University Press, 1944.
—. [Book] Essays Presented to Charles Williams. Oxford University Press, 1947. Signed: Dorothy L. Sayers.
—. [Book] He Came Down From Heaven. Charles Williams. Faber & Faber, 1950.
—. [Book] Sprightly Running: Part of an Autobiography. John Wain. Macmillan, 1962.
—. [Letter] R. E. Havard to George Sayer. 2 May 1949.
—. [Book] German Conversation for English Travellers. F. F. Bovet. Cassel and Co., 1913. Signed: Owen Barfield.
—. [Book] Andrew Lang. Roger Lancelyn Green. Edmund Ward, 1946.
—. [Book] Nix Nought Nothing. Four plays for children. Naomi Mitchison. Jonathan Cape, 1928. Signed: Naomi Mitchison. Contains the story Hobyah! Hobyah!
—. [Book] Oxford University Calendar 1926. Oxford University, 1926.
—. [Book] Oxford University Calendar 1946. Oxford University, 1946.
—. [Book] The Dark Ages. William Paton Ker. Thomas Nelson e Sons, 1955. Annotated by J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Book] An Elementary Grammar of Old Icelandic. H. T. McM. Buckhurst. Methuen & Co., 1928. Signed by H. T. McM. Buckhurst.
—. [Book] þorgils Saga ok Hafliða. Ursula Brown (married Dronke). Oxford English Monographs, 1952.
—. [Book] Athelston: A Middle English Romance. Edit by A. Mcl. Trounce. Oxford University Press, 1933.
—. [Book] The Battle of Maldon. E. V. Gordon. Methuen’s Old English Library, 1937.
—. [Book] The Audience of Beowulf. Dorothy Whitelock. Oxford University Press, 1951. Signed: Norman Davis.
—. [Leaves] ‘Chaucerian Grammar’. Notes of S.R.T.O. D'Ardenne took during J. R. R. Tolkien lectures.
—. [Book] The life of Gudmund the Good, Bishop of Holar. Tr. By Gabriel Turville-Petre & E. S. Olszewska. Viking Society for Northern Research, 1942.
—. [Photo] Union Committee. Leeds University, 1925-1926. Among the students there is E. S. Olszewska.
—. [Book] Víga-Glúms Saga. Gabriel Turville-Petre. Oxford English Monographs, 1940.
—. [Book] Beon und Wesan. Karl Jost. Verlag nicht ermittelbar, 1909. Signed: Joan Turville-Petre (née Blomfield)
—. [Book] Studies in the dialect and vocabulary of the Ancrene Riwle. Arne Zattersten. C.W.K. Gleerup, 1965. Signed and annotated: Arne Zattersten.
—. [Book] The Saga of King Heidrek the Wise. Christopher Tolkien. Nelson’s Icelandic Texts, 1960.
—. [Letter] J. R. R. Tolkien to Miss Flint. 15 July 1949.
—. [Letter] J. R. R. Tolkien to Miss Flint. 19 August 1949.
—. [Letter] Edith Mary Tolkien to Pamela Chandler. 18 November 1967.
—. [Letter] J. R. R. Tolkien to Pamela Chandler. 18 November 1967.
—. [Letter] Edith Mary Tolkien to Pamela Chandler. 5 December 1967.
—. [Book] A Preface to Paradise Lost. C. S. Lewis. Oxford Paperbacks, 1963. Signed and annotated: Faith Tolkien.
—. [Book] Secondary World. W. H. Auden. Faber and Faber, 1968. Proof copy.
—. [Book] Essays and Studies by Members of the English Association. John Murray Publishers, 1953. Contains The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth by J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Book] Report on Excavation of the Prehistoric, Roman and Post Roman Site in Lydney Park, Gloucestershire. (Eds.) R. E. M. & T. V. Wheeler. Oxford University Press for the Society of the Antiquaries, 1932. Contains Nodens by J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Sculpture] J. R. R. Tolkien. Steve Paterson, 2015. Copy 2/50.
—. [Sculpture] J. R. R. Tolkien. Raffaele Pentasuglia, 2015. Copy 1/30.
—. [Bronze plaque] J. R. R. Tolkien. Faith Tolkien, 1970s.
—. A copy of Eagle and Child pub sign, Oxford.
—. [Reconstruction] A corner of Tolkien's study with desk and chair. On the desk: Toby with nib tubes (the same as the one visible in a photo of Pamela Chandler); box Pen Nibs 'Esterbrook Relief #314'; a Dunhill model pipe; some books (English and Medieval Studies Presented to J. R. R. Tolkien on the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday; Studies in Words and The Discarded Image by C. S. Lewis; Stories for my children (1871) by Edward Hugessen Knatchbull; The Birds of the British Isles and their eggs (1919) by Thomas Alfred Coward; The Hobbit (1946); Studia Neophilologica (1947).)
—. [On the wall] Portraits, short biographies and connections between Tolkien and Adam Fox, Allessandro Passerin d'Entréves, Anthony Gervase Mathew, Arthur Michell Ransome, Arthur Owen Barfield, Charlie Talbut Onions, Charles Walter Stansby Williams, Christopher John Reuel Tolkien, Clive Staples Lewis, Edward Oswald Gabriel Turville-Petre, Elizabeth Joan Jennings, Eric Rucker Eddison, Eric Valentine Gordon, George Sturat Gordon, Gwyn Jones, Henry Bradley, Hugo Dyson, John Wain, Joseph Hilaire Pierre René Belloc, Joseph Wright, Lord Edward Christian David Gascoyne-Cecil, Martin Cyril D'Arcy, Naomi Mitchison, Neil RipleyKer, Nevill Henry Kendal Aylmer Coghill, Raymond Wilson Chambers, Rayner Stephens Unwin, Richard MacGillivray Dawkins, Robin George Collingwood, Roger Gilbert Lancelyn Green, Ronald Buchanan McCallum, Roy Campbell, Sigurður Nordal, Simonne Rosalie Thérèse Odile d'Ardenne, Sir Stanley Unwin, Tommaso Gallarati-Scotti, Ursula Dronke (neé Brown), William Alexander Craigie and Wystan Hugh Auden.

SECTION 3: AUTHOR

—. [Book] The Hobbit. J. R. R. Tolkien. Allen & Unwin, 1937. Signed with dedication to S. R. T. O. d’Ardenne. Contains many annotations in d’Ardenne's hand.
—. [Photo] J. R. R. Tolkien and S. R. T. O. d’Ardenne in the garden. 1930s.
—. [Photo] Priscilla Tolkien and S. R. T. O. d’Ardenne. 1930s.
—. [Photo] S. R. T. O. d’Ardenne. 1930s.
—. [Photo] S. R. T. O. d’Ardenne. 1930s.
—. [Book] The Hobbit. J. R. R. Tolkien. Houghton Mifflin, 1938.
—. [Book] The Fellowship of the Ring. J. R. R. Tolkien. Allen & Unwin, 1954.
—. [Book] The Two Towers. J. R. R. Tolkien. Allen & Unwin, 1954.
—. [Book] The Return of the King. J. R. R. Tolkien. Allen & Unwin, 1955.
—. [Jacket] First edition of The Fellowship of the Ring used as a test copy for the jacket of The Return of the King. On the back is an inscription in Tengwar in Tolkien's hand, 1955.
—. [Leave] Title page of The Return of the King with Tengwar inscription in Tolkien's hand.
—. [Letter] (p.p.) J. R. R. Tolkien to Michael Goldman. 28 August 1973. Signed: CV
—. [Book] Hompen. J. R. R. Tolkien. Kooperativa Förbundets Bokförlag, 1947.
—. [Book] Sagan om ringen [FOTR]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Gebers Förlag, 1959. Signed: J.R.R.T.
—. [Book] Sagan om de två tårnen [TT]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Gebers Förlag, 1960.
—. [Book] Sagan om konungens återkomst [ROTK]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Gebers Förlag, 1961.
—. [Book] De Reisgenote [FOTR]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Het Spectrum, 1956.
—. [Book] De Twee Torens [TT]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Het Spectrum, 1957.
—. [Book] De Terugkeer van de Koning [ROTK]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Het Spectrum, 1957.
—. [Book] The Fellowship of the Ring. J. R. R. Tolkien. ACE Books, 1965.
—. [Book] The Two Towers. J. R. R. Tolkien. ACE Books, 1965.
—. [Book] The Return of the King. J. R. R. Tolkien. ACE Books, 1965.
—. [Book] The Adventures of Tom Bombadil. J. R. R. Tolkien. Allen & Unwin, 1962.
—. [Letter] Priscilla Tolkien on the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Lord of the Rings. March 2004.
—. [Book] De Hobbit. J. R. R. Tolkien. Het Spectrum, 1960.
—. [Book] Smith of Wootton Major. J. R. R. Allen & Unwin, 1967.
—. [Book] Smith of Wootton Major. J. R. R. Allen & Unwin, 1967. Proof copy.
—. [Books] 900 editions of Tolkien’s books (The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit and other books) in 52 languages. First editions from Japan, France, Cuba, Spain, Hungary, Bulgaria, Iran, Poland, etc.

FOCUS: TOLKIEN & ITALY

—. [Photo] J. R. R. Tolkien on the Ponte Malvasia, Venice. 1 August 1955. Photo taken by Priscilla Tolkien.
—. [Photo] Priscilla Tolkien on the Ponte Balbi, Venice. 1 August 1955. Photo taken by J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Photo] Calle Larga Malvasia, Venice. 1 August 1955. Photo taken by J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Photo] J. R. R. Tolkien in the garden of the Monastery of Saint Colette, Assisi. 7 August 1955. Photo taken by Priscilla Tolkien.
—. [Photo] Priscilla Tolkien in the garden of St. Peter's Church, Assisi. 7 August 1955. Photo taken by J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Photo] Priscilla on the Rocca Maggiore together with a guide, Assisi. 9 August 1955. Photo taken by J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Photo] Panorama of Assisi seen from the Rocca Maggiore, Assisi. 9 August 1955. Photo taken by J. R. R. Tolkien.
—. [Postcards] Several postcards purchased by Priscilla and her father in Assisi and not used.
—. [Book] To the Chapel Perilous. Naomi Mitchison. Allen & Unwin, 1955.
—. [Book] Giorgione e i giorgioneschi. Pietro Zampetti. Arte Antica, 1955. Catalog of the exhibition that Tolkien and Priscilla saw in Venice, 5 August 1955.
—. [Register] The Literary Society. Venerable English College, 1945-1960. Contains the report on the meeting that J. R. R. Tolkien held for the seminarians of the College on 31 March 1946 on The Notion Club Papers.
—. [Register] Wiseman Notes. ‘Hall’ Period vol. I. Venerable English College, 1940-1945. Contains two reports of the meetings that John F. R. Tolkien held for the seminarians of the College: Old and Middle English Poetry and Prose (Rome, April 4th 1940); and Chaucer, the End and the Beginning (‘October 22nd 1941’) signed by J. F. Tolkien.
—. [Register] Wiseman Notes. ‘Hall’ Period vol. II. Venerable English College, 1945-1946.
—. [Book] The Man Born To Be King. Dorothy L. Sayers. Victor Gollancz, 1946. Signed: Priscilla and J. F. R. Tolkien. Priscilla's dedication to her brother ‘For your ordination: February 10th : 1946.’
—. [Book] Manuale di Linguistica Romanza. Benedict E. Vidos. Leo S. Olschri, 1975. Signed: M. H. R. Tolkien.
—. [Book] Storia della lingua italiana. Bruno Migliorini. Biblioteca Sansoni, 1971. Signed: M. H. R. Tolkien.
—. [Letter] D'Arcy Godolphin Osborne, ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Holy See, to Mons. Federico Callori Vignale, Master of the Chamber of His Holiness Pius XII. 26 March 1947. Request for a private audience for Christopher Tolkien with His Holiness Pius XII.
—. [Leave] Sheet certifying the private audience between Christopher Tolkien and His Holiness Pius XII. 29 March 1947.
—. [Card] Private audience with His Holiness Pius XII. 29 March 1947. The marked name is ‘Cristoforo Tolkien’.
—. [Offprint] Middle English ‘Losenger’. J. R. R. Tolkien. Société d’éditione “Les Belles Lettres”, 1953. Tolkien’s copy.
—. [Book] Centenary Essays on Dante. Colin Hardie. Clarendon Press, 1965.
—. [Book] The Great Divorce. C. S. Lewis. Geoffrey Bless, 1945.
—. [Book] Religion and Love in Dante. Charles Williams. Dacre Press Westminster, 1941.
—. [Book] The Figure of Beatrice. A Study in Dante. Charles Williams. The Noonday Press, 1961.
—. [Book] Cacciaguidas’ Prophecy in Paradiso VI. Colin Hardie. Fordham University Press, 1963. Signed: Colin Hardie, secretary of the Oxford Dante Society.
—. [Book] Tre note alla Monarchia. Lorenzo Minio-Paluello. G. C. Sansoni, 1955. Signed: Lorenzo Minio-Paluello, member of the Oxford Dante Society.
—. [Book] Dante as a Political Thinker. Alessandro Passerin d’Entrèves. Clarendon Press, 1952.
—. [Book] Alice Adventures in Wonderland. Lewis Carroll. Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1910. Signed: Camillo Talbot D’Alessandro.
—. [Book] Through the Looking-Glass. Lewis Carroll. Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1910. Signed: Camillo Talbot D’Alessandro.
—. [Offprint] Shaftesbury in Italy. The Presidential Address for 1923-24. Benedetto Croce. Bowes & Bowes, 1924.
—. [Book] Beowulf: The Monsters and the Critics. J. R. R. Tolkien. Oxford University Press for the British Academy, 1937. Benedetto Croce’s copy.
—. [Record] At the Tobacconist’s. A. Lloyd James M.A. & J. R. R. Tolkien. Istituto Linguaphone Italiano, 1931.
—. [Record] Wireless. A. Lloyd James M.A. & J. R. R. Tolkien. Istituto Linguaphone Italiano, 1931.
—. [Book] Linguaphone. Conversational Course English. A. Lloyd James, M.A. The Linguaphone Institute, 1931.
—. [Book] Vocabolario Inglese-Italiano del Corso di Conversazione Linguaphone Inglese. A. Lloyd James, M.A. The Linguaphone Institute, 1931.
—. [Book] Istruzioni per gli allievi del Corso Linguaphone. S. A. La Favella, 1935.
—. [Book] Supplemento ad uso degli Studenti italiani. The Linguaphone Institute, 1931.
—. [Booklet] Faber est suae quisque fortunae. The Linguaphone Institute, 1933. Promotional.
—. [Booklet] Il mondo è vostro. The Linguaphone Institute, 1933. Promotional.

FOCUS: ITALY & TOLKIEN

—. [Letters] Several letters between the publishers Allen & Unwin (UK) and Mondadori (IT) for the Italian translation of The Lord of the Rings. 1954-1955. Negotiation failed.
—. [Letters] Several letters between the publishers Allen & Unwin (UK) and Mondadori (IT) for the Italian translation of The Lord of the Rings. 1962. Negotiation failed.
—. [Letters] Several letters between the publishers Allen & Unwin (UK) and Astrolabio (IT) for the Italian translation of The Lord of the Rings. 1967. Negotiation concluded.
—. [Book] Le avventure di Tom Bombadil. J. R. R. Tolkien. Rusconi, 1978. Signed: M. H. R. Tolkien.
—. [Book] La Compagnia dell’Anello [FOTR]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Astrolabio, 1967. Tolkien’s copy.
—. [Book] Il Signore degli Anelli [LOTR]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Rusconi, 1970. Out of stock. Copy no. 5 of 300, that belonged to Mariano Rumor, Italian Prime Minister in 1970.
—. [Book] Il Signore degli Anelli [LOTR]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Rusconi, 1970. On the market.
—. [Book] Il Cacciatore di Draghi [Farmer Giles of Ham]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Adelphi, 1975.
—. [Book] Il Signore degli Anelli [LOTR]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Rusconi, 1977.
—. [Book] Il Signore degli Anelli [LOTR]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Rusconi, 1984. Copy 1 of 1000 to celebrate one million copies in Italy.
—. [Book] La Compagnia dell’Anello [FOTR]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Rusconi, 1974.
—. [Book] Le Due Torri [TT]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Rusconi, 1974.
—. [Book] Il Ritorno del Re [ROTK]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Rusconi, 1974.
—. [Book] Albero e Foglia [Tree and Leaf] J. R. R. Tolkien. Rusconi, 1976.
—. [Book] Racconti Incompiuti [Unfinished Tales]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Rusconi, 1981. Edition printed but not put on the market.
—. [Book] Racconti Incompiuti [Unfinished Tales]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Rusconi, 1981. On the market.
—. [Book] La realtà in trasparenza [Letters]. J. R. R. Tolkien. Rusconi, 1990.
—. [Art] Original drawing for the Italian cover of La Compagnia dell’Anello [FOTR]. Astrolabio 1967.
—. [Art] Original drawing for the Italian cover of Il Signore degli Anelli [LOTR], first version. Piero Crida, 1970. Not used.
—. [Art] Original drawing for the Italian cover of Il Signore degli Anelli [LOTR], second version. Piero Crida, 1970. Not used.
—. [Art] Original drawing for the Italian cover of La Compagnia dell’Anello [FOTR]. Piero Crida, 1974. Not used.
—. [Art] Original drawing for the Italian cover of Le Due Torri [TT]. Piero Crida, 1974. Not used.
—. [Art] Original drawing for the Italian cover of La Compagnia dell’Anello [FOTR]. Piero Crida, 1974.
—. [Art] Original drawing for the Italian cover of Le Due Torri [TT]. Piero Crida, 1974.
—. [Art] Original drawing for the Italian cover of Il Ritorno del Re [ROTK]. Piero Crida, 1974.
—. [Art] Original drawing for the Italian cover of Il Signore degli Anelli [LOTR]. Piero Crida, 1977.
—. [Art] Original drawing for the Italian cover of Il Signore degli Anelli [LOTR], Gandalf. Piero Crida, 1977. Not used.
—. [Art] Original drawing for the Italian cover of Il Signore degli Anelli [LOTR], Galadriel. Piero Crida, 1977. Not used.
—. [Art] Original drawing for the Italian cover of Le Avventure di Tom Bombadil. Piero Crida, 1978. Not used.
—. [Art] Original drawing for the Italian cover of Il Silmarillion [The Silmarillion]. Piero Crida, 1978.
—. [Art] Original drawing for the Italian cover of La Realtà in Trasparenza [Letters]. Piero Crida, 1990.
—. [Art] Original drawing for the Italian cover of Racconti Incompiuti [Unfinished Tales]. Piero Crida, 1981. Not used.

FOCUS: ART OF MIDDLE EARTH
Original Art


—. [Art] Dewar Ferguson: Eight pencil and ink drawings on cardboard. Original illustrations made for famous adaptation of The Hobbit published in installments on the British magazine The New Princess and Girl, 1964.
—. [Art] Roger Garland: War of the Ring (1991 book cover artwork for 'The History of The old of the rings part Three, The War of the ring'), Middle Earth (1987 audio cassette cover), Baradur (1987 audio cassette cover), Luthien and Beren (1987 audio cassette cover), Luthien in the Woods (1987 audio cassette cover), Valinor (1987 audio cassette cover).
—. [Art] Chris Achilleos: The Host of Mordor, Orc Charge, Berserker.
—. [Art] Ralph Bakshi: Sam and others, Sam. Frodo, Gimli, Aragorn, Sam e Gandalf.
—. [Art] Douglas Beerkman: Gandalf, PD for MECC Game.
—. [Art] Peter Caras: The Council of Elrond oil on board.
—. [Art] Ivan Cavini: You cannot pass.
—. [Art] Audrey Coreman: Mine or no One’s.
—. [Art] Maria Distefano: Gandalf.
—. [Art] Allen G. Douglas: Balrog, Orcs.
—. [Art] F. Dumbrov: Gandalf - Gollum - An Orc - An Ent.
—. [Art] Inger Edelfe: Sketch for the Black Rider.
—. [Art] Linda Garland: The Complete Guide to Middle-Earth (cover), City of Tirion, Destruction of the Great Lamps, Sauron defeated, Menegroth (1978 illustration for A Tolkien Bestiary).
—. [Art] Donato Giancola: Saruman.
—. [Art] Stephen Hickman: Glòaurung, At the Entmoot.
—. [Art] Gregh & Tim Hildebrandt: Frodo and Gollum, Faramir, Goldberry and the Hobbits, Gandalf's return, Smaug.
—. [Art] Tim Kirk: Bilbo and Gollum.
—. [Art] Jacek Kopalski: Turin Turambar and Glaurung.
—. [Art] Alan Lee: The Siege of Gondor.
—. [Art] Piotr Lukaz: Melkor horde.
—. [Art] Capucine Mazille: Frodo receives the ring, In the house of Treebeard, Prancing Pony.
—. [Art] Angelo Montanini: Little Bighorn, Loro non sono da mangiare.
—. [Art] Philippe Munch: Pipin prisionier des orques, Gandalf tire l'oreille de Sam, Tom Bombadil, Les Assailants, Gandalf et le Balrog, L'anneau dans le feu.
—. [Art] Ted Nasmith: Tolkien portrait, Gollum, Elves in the Woody End, Treebeard and the Entmoot.
—. [Art] Tomasz Oracsz: Black Riders, Battle of Azanulbizar.
—. [Art] Steve Otis: Girdle of Radagast.
—. [Art] Carol Emery: A Pleasant Awakening.
—. [Art] Alan Pollak: Join With That Power.
—. [Art] Omar Rayyan: Ghouls.
—. [Art] Jeff Reitz: Thror's Map.
—. [Art] Cortney Skinner: Woses of the Eryn Vorn.
—. [Art] Stephen Walsh: Barrow Wight, Balrog, Nazgul, Hearing of Nimrodel.
—. [Art] David Wenzel: Bilbo – Troll.
—. [Map] Middle-earth. Signed: Pauline Baynes.
—. [Map] Eriador. Signed: Pauline Baynes.

Institutional and private lenders

Archivio Astrolabio-Ubaldini, Roma
BBTEK, Serravalle
Biblioteca civica di Biella
DAMA Collection di Davide Martini
Fondazione Arnoldo e Alberto Mondadori, Milano
Fondazione Biblioteca Benedetto Croce, Napoli
Greisinger Museum, Jenins (CH)
HarperCollins Publishers
King Edward’s School, Birmingham
The Oratory of Saint Philip Neri, Birmingham
The Tolkien Society
ULiège Library, Université de Liège
University of Reading
Venerabile Collegio Inglese, Roma
Warner Bros Discovery Italia
Roberto Canevarolo
Alberto Ceccatelli
Fabio Celoni
Oronzo Cilli
Piero Crida
Linda Garland
Matteo Luteriani
Fr. Guglielmo Spirito
Veronica Stima
Luca Vittori

Thanks

The Tolkien Estate
Oxford University
Bodleian Libraries, Oxford
Bompiani, Milano
 

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