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J.R.R. TOLKIEN COLLECTION

THE LORD OF THE RINGS, ca. 1937-1955


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3 1 1 Title Page
Holograph
1/1
3 1 2 Holograph Title Page
Holograph Title Page - Rejected Title "The Magic Ring"
Holograph Table of Contents to Book I
Holograph Table of Contents to Book I, with notes to Prologue
Typescript of Table of Contents to Book I
Holograph Table of Contents to Books I - VI
6/8
3 1 3 Three Rings Poem
Holograph in English and Tengwar
1/1
3 1 4 Three Rings Poem
Holograph
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3 1 5 Prologue "Concerning Hobbits"
Holograph
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3 1 6 Prologue "Of the Finding of the Ring"
Holograph
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Sam's Family Tree is on reverse
3 1 7 Book I, Chapter 1 "A Long-Expected Party"
Holograph
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3 1 8 Chapter 1 "A Long-Expected Party"
Holograph Notes
1/2
3 1 9 Book I, Chapter 2 "The Shadow of the Past"
Rejected Title, "Ancient History"
Holograph
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3 1 10 Chapter 2 "The Shadow of the Past"
Rejected title, "The Story of the Ring"
Holograph
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3 1 11 Chapter 2 "The Shadow of the Past"
Holograph
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3 1 12 Chapter 2 "The Shadow of the Past"
Holograph; various renderings of the chapter
19/35
3 1 13 Book I, Chapter 3 "Three is Company"
Holograph
19/36
3 1 14 Book I, Chapter 4 "A Short Cut to Mushrooms"
Holograph
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3 1 15 Book I, Chapter 5 "A Conspiracy Unmasked"
Holograph
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3 1 16 Book I, Chapter 6 "The Old Forest"
Holograph
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3 1 17 Book 1, Chapter 7 "In the House of Tom Bombadil"
Holograph
11/21
3 1 18 Book I, Chapter 8 "Fog on the Barrow-Downs"
Holograph
11/22
3 1 19 Book I, Chapter 9 "At the Sign of the Prancing Pony"
Rejected title: "The Cow Jumped Over the Moon"
Holograph and Typescript
15/28
3 1 20 Book I, Chapter 10 "Strider"
Rejected title: "At the Sign of the Prancing Pony (ii)"
"All that is Gold does not Glitter"
Holograph
Includes last lines of previous chapter, beginning with
"how many private talks he would have"
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3 1 21 Chapter 10 "Strider"
Contains rejected leaf from "Muster of Rohan"
Holograph
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3 1 22 Book I, Chapter 11 "A Knife in the Dark"
Holograph
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3 1 23 Chapter 11 "A Knife in the Dark"
Holograph and Typescript
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3 1 24 Book I, Chapter 12 "Flight to the Ford"
Holograph
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3 1 25 Book I
Holograph Notes
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3 1 26 Prologue and Table of Contents
Typescript for Printer
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3 1 27 Foreword and Prologue
Typescript
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3 1 28 Prologue
Holograph and Typescript
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3 1 29 Book I, Chapter 1 "A Long-Expected Party"
Typescript
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3 1 30 Book I, Chapter 2 "The Shadow of the Past"
Holograph and Typescript
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3 1 31 Book I, Chapter 2 "The Shadow of the Past"
Holograph and Typescript
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3 1 32 Chapter 2 "The Shadow of the Past"
Holograph and Typescript
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3 1 33 Book I, Chapter 3 "Three is Company"
Typescript
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3 1 34 Book I, Chapter 4 "A Short Cut to Mushrooms"
Typescript
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3 1 35 Book 1, Chapter 5 "A Conspiracy Unmasked"
Typescript
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3 1 36 Book I, Chapter 6 "The Old Forest"
Typescript
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3 1 37 Book I, Chapter 7 "In the House of Tom Bombadil"
Typescript
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3 1 38 Book I, Chapter 8 "Fog on the Barrow-Downs"
Typescript
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3 1 39 Book I, Chapter 9 "At the Sign of the Prancing Pony"
Typescript
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3 1 40 Book I, Chapter 10 "Strider"
Typescript
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3 1 41 Book I, Chapter 11 "A Knife in the Dark"
Typescript
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3 1 42 Book I, Chapter 12 "Flight to the Ford"
Typescript
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3 2 1 Book I, Chapter 1 "A Long-Expected Party"
Typescript for Printer
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3 2 2 Book I, Chapter 2 "The Shadow of the Past"
Typescript for Printer
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3 2 3 Book I, Chapter 3 "Three is Company"
Typescript for Printer
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3 2 4 Book I, Chapter 4 "A Short Cut to Mushrooms"
Typescript for Printer
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3 2 5 Book I, Chapter 5 "A Conspiracy Unmasked"
Typescript for Printer
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3 2 6 Book I, Chapter 6 "The Old Forest"
Typescript for Printer
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3 2 7 Book I, Chapter 7 "In the House of Tom Bombadil"
Typescript for Printer
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3 2 8 Book I, Chapter 8 "Fog on the Barrow-Downs"
Typescript for Printer
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3 2 9 Book I, Chapter 9 "At the Sign of the Prancing Pony"
Typescript for Printer
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3 2 10 Book I, Chapter 10 "Strider"
Typescript for Printer
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3 2 11 Book I, Chapter 11 "A Knife in the Dark"
Typescript for Printer
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3 2 12 Book I, Chapter 12 "Flight to the Ford"
Typescript for Printer
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3 2 13 Foreword and Prologue
Galley Sheets
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3 2 14 Book I, Chapters 1-12
Galley Sheets
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3 2 15 Foreword and Prologue
Galley Sheets
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3 2 16 Book I, Chapters 1 - 4
Galley Sheets
Includes Holograph Title Page for Book I
80/80
3 2 17 Book I, Chapters 5 - 12
Galley Sheets
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3 3 1 Book II, Chapter 1 "Many Meetings"
Rejected title, "The Council of Elrond, I"
Holograph
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3 3 2 Book II, Chapter 2 "The Council of Elrond"
Holograph
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3 3 3 Chapter 2 "The Council of Elrond"
Holograph; various renderings of this chapter
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3 3 4 Chapter 2 "The Council of Elrond"
Holograph
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3 3 5 Chapter 2 "The Council of Elrond"
Holograph
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3 3 6 Chapter 2 "The Council of Elrond"
Holograph and Typescript
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3 3 7 Chapter 2 "The Council of Elrond"
Holograph Notes on History of the Ring
5/8
3 3 8 Book II, Chapter 3 "The Ring Goes South"
Rejected Titles, "The Ring Sets Out," and "The Company
of the Ring Departs"
Holograph
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3 3 9 Chapter 3 "The Ring Goes South"
Holograph
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3 3 10 Book II, Chapter 4 "A Journey in the Dark"
Rejected Title, "The Mines of Moria, I," "Lord of Moria,"
"The Tomb"
Holograph
22/41
Ink Drawing of Moria Gate on page 18 (labeled 14 in upper left)
3 3 11 Book II, Chapter 5 "The Bridge of Khazad-dûm"
Rejected Title, "The Mines of Moria, II"
Holograph
12/21
Pencil and ink drawing of page from Book of Mazarbul on last page
3 3 12 Book II, Chapter 6 "Lothlórien"
Holograph
17/32
3 3 13 Book II, Chapter 7 "The Mirror of Galadriel"
Rejected Title, "Galadriel"
Holograph
13/24
3 3 14 Book II, Chapter 8 "Farewell to Lórien"
Holograph
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3 3 15 Chapter 8 "Farewell to Lórien"
Holograph Notes
1/2
3 3 16 Book II, Chapter 9 "The Great River"
Rejected Titles, "Southward;" "The Company is Southbound;"
"Sarn Gebir;" "Breaking of the Fellowship"
Holograph
16/26
3 3 17 Book II, Chapter 10 "The Breaking of the Fellowship"
Holograph
Includes last paragraphs of previous chapter, beginning with
"The Company now rested for a while, drifting south"
11/17
Pencil sketch of Tol Brandir, Amon Lhaw and Amon Hen
3 3 18 Book II, Chapter 1 "Many Meetings"
Holograph and Typescript
20/21
3 3 19 Book II, Chapter 2 "The Council of Elrond"
Holograph and Typescript
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3 3 20 Book II, Chapter 2 "The Council of Elrond"
Typescript
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3 3 21 Chapter 2 "The Council of Elrond"
Typescript
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3 3 22 Chapter 2 "The Council of Elrond"
Typescript
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3 3 23 Book II, Chapter 3 "The Ring Goes South"
Holograph and Typescript
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3 3 24 Book II, Chapter 4 "A Journey in the Dark"
Typescript
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3 3 25 Book II, Chapter 5 "The Bridge of Khazad-Dûm
Typescript
9/9
3 3 26 Book II, Chapter 6 "Lothlórien"
Typescript
23/23
3 3 27 Book II, Chapter 7 "The Mirror of Galadriel"
Rejected Title, "Galadriel"
Typescript with Holograph by Christopher Tolkien;
corrections by JRRT; dated 4/8/42
19/30
3 3 28 Book II, Chapter 8 "Farewell to Lórien"
Holograph by Christopher Tolkien; corrections by JRRT
17/32
3 3 29 Chapter 8 "Farewell to Lórien"
Holograph and Typescript
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3 3 30 Book II, Chapter 9 "The Great River"
Typescript
8/8
3 3 31 Chapter 9 "The Great River"
Holograph by Christopher Tolkien; corrections by JRRT
20/39
3 3 32 Book II, Chapter 10 "The Breaking of the Fellowship"
Typescript and Holograph by Christopher Tolkien;
corrections by JRRT
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3 4 1 Book II, Chapter I "Many Meetings"
Typescript for Printer
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3 4 2 Book II, Chapter 2 "The Council of Elrond"
Typescript for Printer
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3 4 3 Book II, Chapter 3 "The Ring Goes South
Typescript for Printer
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3 4 4 Book II, Chapter 4 "A Journey in the Dark"
Typescript for Printer
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3 4 5 Book II, Chapter 5 "The Bridge of Khazad-dûm"
Typescript for Printer
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3 4 6 Book II, Chapter 6 "Lothlórien"
Typescript for Printer
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3 4 7 Book II, Chapter 7 "The Mirror of Galadriel"
Typescript for Printer
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3 4 8 Book II, Chapter 8 "Farewell to Lórien"
Typescript for Printer
12/12
3 4 9 Book II, Chapter 9 "The Great River"
Typescript for Printer
13/13
3 4 10 Book II, Chapter 10 "The Breaking of the Fellowship"
Typescript for Printer
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3 4 11 Title Page and Table of Contents for Book II
Typescript
2/2
3 4 12 Page from the Book of Mazarbul
Colored Pencil and Ink
2/2
3 4 13 Two Pages from Book of Mazarbul
Colored Pencil and Ink
2/2
3 4 14 Translation of Book of Mazarbul
Holograph
3/6
3 4 15 Ink Drawing of Runes at Balin's Tomb
Ink Drawing of Doors of Moria
Summary of Books I & II
Notes on Pronunciation
Holograph
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3 4 16 Book II, Chapters 1 - 5
Galley Sheets
111/111
3 4 17 Book II, Chapters 6 - 10
Galley Sheets
77/77
3 4 18 Book II, Chapters 1 - 5
Galley Sheets
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3 4 19 Book II, Chapters 6 - 10
Galley Sheets
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3 5 1 Book III, Chapter 1 "The Departure of Boromir"
Holograph and Typescript
12/15
3 5 2 Book III, Chapter 2 "The Riders of Rohan"
Holograph and Typescript
22/24
Border designs in pencil
3 5 3 Book III, Chapter 3 "The Uruk-Hai"
Rejected Titles, "Orcs," "An Orc Raid"
Holograph
Chapter 4 begins in this folder
16/19
3 5 4 Book III, Chapter 4 "Treebeard"
Holograph
23/31
3 5 5 Book III, Chapter 5 "The White Rider"
Rejected Title, "Sceadufax"
Holograph
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3 5 6 Book III, Chapter 6 "The King of the Golden Hall"
Rejected Title, "The Golden Hall"
Holograph
Includes last lines of previous chapter, beginning with
" 'Edoras those courts are called,' said Gandalf"
21/32
3 5 7 Book III, Chapter 7 "Helm's Deep"
Rejected Title, "The Battle of Helm's Deep"
Holograph
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3 5 8 Book III, Chapter 8 "The Road to Isengard"
Rejected Title, "To Isengard"
Holograph
26/26
Pencil drawing of Isengard on page 20
3 5 9 Book III, Chapter 9 "Flotsam and Jetsam"
Rejected Titles, "The Waters of Isen," "Flotsam and
Jetsam: (a) Flotsam"
Holograph
16/24
3 5 10 Book III, Chapter 10 "The Voice of Saruman"
Rejected Title, "Jetsam"
Holograph
Includes last lines of previous chapter, beginning with
" 'Yes,' said Pippin, 'it was the 1417 crop'"
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3 5 11 Book III, Chapter 11 "The Palantir"
Rejected Title, "The Orthanc Stone"
Holograph
12/20
3 5 12 Book III Table of Contents
Holograph
1/1
3 5 13 Book III, Chapter I "The Departure of Boromir"
Rejected Title, "The Riders of Rohan"
Typescript
8/8
3 5 14 Book III, Chapter 2 "The Riders of Rohan"
Typescript
20/20
3 5 15 Book III, Chapter 3 "The Uruk-Hai"
Rejected Title, "An Orc Raid"
15/15
Typescript

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3 5 16 Book III, Chapter 4 "Treebeard"
Typescript
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3 5 17 Book III, Chapter 5 "The White Rider"
Typescript
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3 5 18 Book III, Chapter 6 "The King of the Golden Hall"
Typescript
16/16
3 5 19 Book III, Chapter 7 "Helm's Deep"
Typescript
14/14
3 5 20 Book III, Chapter 8 "The Road to Isengard"
Rejected Title, "To Isengard"
Typescript
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3 5 21 Book III, Chapter 9 "Flotsam and Jetsam"
Rejected Title, "Waters of Isen;" "Flotsam and
Jetsam (i) Flotsam"
Typescript
18/18
3 5 22 Book III, Chapter 10 "The Voice of Saruman"
Rejected Titles, "Flotsam and Jetsam (ii) Jetsam"
Typescript
12/12
3 5 23 Book III, Chapter 11 "The Palantir"
Holograph
9/15
3 5 24 Book III, Notes
"Corrections required if Huorns are abandoned"
Typescript
3/3
3 5 25 Part II
The Two Towers
Holograph Title Page
Holograph Book IV Table of Contents
Typescript Book III Table of Contents
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3 5 26 Introductory Note: Synopsis of Part I
Typescript for Printer
2/2
3 5 27 Book III, Chapter 1 "The Departure of Boromir"
Typescript for Printer
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3 5 28 Book III, Chapter 2 "The Riders of Rohan"
Typescript for Printer
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3 5 29 Book III, Chapter 3 "The Uruk-Hai"
Typescript for Printer
14/14
3 5 30 Book III, Chapter 4 "Treebeard"
Typescript for Printer
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3 5 31 Book III, Chapter 5 "The White Rider"
Typescript for Printer
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3 5 32 Book III, Chapter 6 "The King of the Golden Hall"
Typescript for Printer
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3 5 33 Book III, Chapter 7 "Helm's Deep"
Typescript for Printer
15/15
3 5 34 Book III, Chapter 8 "The Road to Isengard"
Typescript for Printer
15/15
3 5 35 Book III, Chapter 9 "Flotsam and Jetsam"
Rejected Title, "(i) Waters of Isen"
Typescript for Printer
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3 5 36 Book III, Chapter 10 "The Voice of Saruman"
Typescript for Printer
10/10
3 5 37 Book III, Chapter 11, "The Palantir"
Typescript for Printer
12/12
3 5 38 Book III, Chapters 1 - 11
Galley Sheets - Includes dated table of contents for
The Two Towers
137/137
3 5 39 Book III, Chapters 1 - 11
Galley Sheets
Includes holograph title page for The Two Towers
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3 5 40 Book III, Chapters 1 - 11
Galley Sheets
Includes holograph title page for The Two Towers
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3 6 1 Book IV, Chapter 1 "The Taming of Sméagol"
Holograph
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3 6 2 Book IV, Chapter 2 "The Passage of the Marshes"
Rejected Title, "Kirith Ungol"
Holograph
16/27
3 6 3 Book IV, Chapter 3 "The Black Gate is Closed"
Rejected Titles, "Kirith Gorgor: The Black Gate is Closed,"
"Kirith Ungol," "The Gates of the Land of Shadow"
Holograph
9/14
3 6 4 Book IV, Chapter 4 "Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit"
Holograph
Includes last lines of previous chapter, beginning with
" 'Good master, nice master, wise master,' cried Gollum"
10/20
3 6 5 Book IV, Chapter 5 "The Window on the West"
Rejected Title, "Faramir"
Holograph
Includes last lines of previous chapter, beginning with
" 'Sleep while you may,' said Mablung"
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3 6 6 Book IV, Chapter 6 "The Forbidden Pool"
Rejected Title, "Journey to the Cross Roads,"
"The Road to Minas Morghul"
Holograph
7/13
3 6 7 Book IV, Chapter 7 "Journey to the Cross-Roads"
Holograph
Includes last 2 paragraphs of previous chapter, beginning with
"'But where else will you direct me?' said Frodo"
5/10
3 6 8 Book IV, Chapter 8 "The Stairs of Cirith Ungol"
Holograph and Typescript
Includes last 3 paragraphs of previous chapter, beginning
with "… he saw it glowing on Sam's face beside him"
9/17
Pencil drawing of Cirith Ungol on page labeled (8 [sic]
3 6 9 Book IV, Chapter 9 "Shelob's Lair"
Holograph
Includes last 3 paragraphs of previous chapter, beginning
with "’…I’ll wake master up.' Gently he smoothed the
hair back..."
7/14
3 6 10 Book IV, Chapter 10 "The Choices of Master Samwise"
Holograph
Includes last 2 paragraphs of previous chapter, beginning
with "Not expecting even this simple trick from Sam,
Gollum fell"
12/23
Ink sketch of Tower on last page

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3 6 11 Book IV, Chapter 1 "The Taming of Smeagol"
Typescript with corrections by JRRT
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3 6 12 Chapter 1 "The Taming of Smeagol"
Carbon Copy of Typescript, 1 page of holograph
15/15
3 6 13 Book IV, Chapter 2 "The Passage of the Marshes"
Typescript
16/16
3 6 14 Chapter 2 "The Passage of the Marshes"
Carbon Copy of Typescript with Holograph Note
12/14
3 6 15 Book IV, Chapter 3 "The Black Gate is Closed"
Holograph
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3 6 16 Book IV, Chapter 4 "Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit"
Typescript and Holograph Sheet
15/17
3 6 17 Book IV, Chapter 5 "The Window on the West"
Rejected Title, "Faramir (i) The Window in the West"
Typescript
17/18
3 6 18 Chapter 5 "The window on the West"
Rejected Title, "Faramir"
Typescript with Corrections by JRRT
10/10
3 6 19 Book IV, Chapter 6 "The Forbidden Pool"
Typescript
9/9
3 6 20 Book IV, Chapter 7 "The Journey to the Cross-Roads"
Typescript
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3 6 21 Chapter 7 "Journey to the Cross-Roads"
Typescript
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3 6 22 Book IV, Chapter 8 "The Stairs of Cirith Ungol"
Typescript
11/11
3 6 23 Book IV, Chapter 9 "Shelob's Lair"
Typescript
9/9
3 6 24 Book IV, Chapter 10 "The Choices of Master Samwise"
Carbon Copy of Typescript
12/12
3 6 25 Chapter 10 "The Choices of Master Samwise"
Typescript revisions
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3 6 26 Book IV, Table of Contents
Typescript for Printer
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3 6 27 Book IV, Chapter I "The Taming of Sméagol"
Typescript for Printer
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3 6 28 Book IV, Chapter 2 "The Passage of the marshes"
Typescript for Printer
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3 6 29 Book IV, Chapter 3 "The Black Gate is Closed"
Typescript for Printer
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3 6 30 Book IV, Chapter 4 "Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit"
Typescript for Printer
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3 6 31 Book IV, Chapter 5 "The Window on the West"
Typescript for Printer
17/19
3 6 32 Book IV, Chapter 6 "The Forbidden Pool"
Rejected Titles, "Journey to the Cross-Roads,"
"Faramir (2)"
Typescript for Printer
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3 6 33 Book IV, Chapter 7 "Journey to the Cross-Roads"
Typescript for Printer
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3 6 34 Book IV, Chapter 8 "The Stairs of Cirith Ungol"
Typescript for Printer
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3 6 35 Book IV, Chapter 9 "Shelob's Lair"
Typescript for Printer
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3 6 36 Book IV, Chapter 10 "The Choices of Master Samwise"
Typescript for Printer
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3 6 37 Book IV, Chapters 1 - 10
Galley Sheets, Holograph Rider attached to Galley 5
100/100
3 6 38 Book IV, Chapters 1 - 10
Galley Sheets
100/100
3 6 39 Book IV, Chapters 1 - 5
Galley Sheets; Incomplete Galley
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3 7 1 Book V, Chapter 1 "Minas Tirith"
Rejected Title, "Peregrin enters the service of the Lord
of Minas Tirith"
Typescript; Holograph Rider
22/23
Pencil sketch of Minas Tirith on verso of sheet 3
3 7 2 Chapter 1 "Minas Tirith"
Holograph Notes
2/3
3 7 3 Book V, Chapter 2 "The Passing of the Grey Company"
Holograph
9/17
3 7 4 Chapter 2 "The Passing of the Grey Company"
Holograph
4/8
Sketch of hills on page 7
3 7 5 Book V, Chapter 3 "The Muster of Rohan"
Holograph
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3 7 6 Chapter 3 "The Muster of Rohan"
Holograph, various renderings of this chapter
13/19
Sketches of Dunharrow
3 7 7 Chapter 3 "The Muster of Rohan"
Rejected Title, "The Lord of the Eorlingas"
1/2
Holograph Fragment
3 7 8 Chapter 3 "The Muster of Rohan"
Holograph
5/8
3 7 9 Book V, Chapter 2 "The Passing of the Grey Company"
Rejected Titles, "Many Roads Lead Eastward," "Dunharrow"
Holograph and Typescript
12/17
3 7 10 Book V, Chapter 3 "The Muster of Rohan"
Originally written as part of the chapter, "Many Roads Lead
Eastward," in previous folder
Holograph and Typescript
Includes last lines of previous chapter, beginning with
" 'Come then!' Aragorn drew his sword"
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3 7 11 Book V, Chapter 4 "The Siege of Gondor"
Holograph
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3 7 12 Chapter 4 "The Siege of Gondor"
Holograph and Typescript
22/23
3 7 13 Chapter 4 "The Siege of Gondor"
Holograph Notes
6/10
3 7 14 Chapter 4 "The Siege of Gondor"
Holograph
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3 7 15 Chapter 4 "The Siege of Gondor"
Holograph and Typescript
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3 7 16 Chapter 4 "The Siege of Gondor"
Holograph
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3 7 17 Book V, Chapter 5 "The Ride of the Rohirrim"
Holograph
5/10
Map of Gondor - Ride to Minas Tirith on page 3 and page 5
3 7 18 Chapter 5 "The Ride of the Rohirrim"
Holograph
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3 7 19 Chapter 5, "The Ride of the Rohirrim"
Holograph
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3 7 20 Book V, Chapter 6 "The Battle of the Pelennor Fields"
Holograph
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3 7 21 Chapter 6 "The Battle of the Pelennor Fields"
Holograph
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Sketch of deployment of troops on Pelennor Fields
3 7 22 Book V, Chapter 6 "The Battle of the Pelennor Fields"
Holograph
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3 7 23 Book V, Chapter 7 "The Pyre of Denethor"
Holograph
9/15
3 7 24 Chapter 7 "The Pyre of Denethor"
Holograph and Typescript
6/11
3 7 25 Book V, Chapter 8 "The Houses of Healing"
Holograph
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3 7 26 Chapter 8 "The Houses of Healing"
Holograph
10/18
3 7 27 Book V, Chapter 9 "The Last Debate"
Rejected Titles, "The Paths of the Dead," "The Parley at the Gate,"
"The Parley at the Black Gate"
Holograph
Parts of what are now incorporated in Chapter 2, "The Passing
of the Grey Company" were originally in this chapter
11/20
3 7 28 Book V Narrative by Gimli on "The Paths of the Dead"
This narrative was later revised and incorporated into two
chapters, 2, "The Passing of the Grey Company" and 9,
"The Last Debate"
Holograph
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3 7 29 Book V, Chapter 9 "The Last Debate"
Holograph
Part of this narrative was later transferred to Chapter 2,
"The Passing of the Grey Company"
Chronology of the Kings of Rohan
11/21
3 7 30 Chapter 9 "The Last Debate"
Rejected Title, "Parley at the Gate"
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3 7 31 Book V, Chapter 10 "The Black Gate Opens"
Rejected title, "Parley at the Black Gate"
Holograph
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3 7 32 Chapter 10 "The Black Gate Opens"
Holograph
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3 7 33 Book V Outline Notes
Holograph
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3 7 34 Book V Outline Notes and Drafts
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3 7 35 Book V Table of Contents
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3 7 36 Book V, Chapter 1 "Minas Tirith"
Typescript
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3 7 37 Book V, Chapter 2 "The Passing of the Grey Company"
Rejected Title, "Dunharrow"
Holograph and Typescript
Includes first page of Chapter 3, "The Muster of Rohan"
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3 7 38 Chapter 2 "The Passing of the Grey Company"
Holograph
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3 7 39 Book V, Chapter 3 "The Muster of Rohan"
Holograph and Typescript
First page in folder 37. This folder begins with "...to the
noise of water, the whisper of dark trees"
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3 7 40 Chapter 3 "The Muster of Rohan"
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3 7 41 Book V, Chapter 4 "The Siege of Gondor"
Typescript
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3 7 42 Book V, Chapter 5 "The Ride of the Rohirrim"
Typescript
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3 7 43 Book V, Chapter 6 "The Battle of the Pelennor Fields"
Typescript
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3 7 44 Book V, Chapter 7 "The Pyre of Denethor"
Typescript
Includes first page of Chapter 8, "The Houses of Healing"
5/9
3 7 45 Book V, Chapter 8 "The Houses of Healing"
Typescript
First page in folder 44. This folder begins with
"'Lean on me, Merry lad,' said Pippin"
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3 7 46 Book V, Chapter 9 "The Last Debate"
Rejected Titles, "The Paths of the Dead," "Tidings and Counsels"
Typescript
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3 7 47 Chapter 9 "The Last Debate"
Typescript
Part of this narrative was later transferred to Chapter 2,
"The Passing of the Grey Company"
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3 7 48 Book V, Chapter 10 "The Black Gate Opens"
Typescript
Includes last paragraphs of Chapter 9, beginning with
"This, then, was the end of the debate"
5/9
3 7 49 Holograph Title Page and Synopsis for Books III and IV
Typescript and Carbon Copy
5/6
Signature of JRRT on mailing label
3 7 50 Part III, The Return of the King
Table of Contents
Typescript for Printe
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3 7 51 Book V, Chapter 1 "Minas Tirith"
Typescript for Printer
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3 7 52 Book V, Chapter 2 "The Passing of the Grey Company"
Typescript for Printer with Holograph Rider
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3 7 53 Book V, Chapter 3 "The Muster of Rohan"
Typescript for Printer
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3 7 54 Book V, Chapter 4 "The Siege of Gondor"
Typescript for Printer
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3 7 55 Book V, Chapter 5 "The Ride of the Rohirrim"
Typescript for Printer
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3 7 56 Book V, Chapter 6 "The Battle of the Pelennor Fields"
Typescript for Printer
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3 7 57 Book V, Chapter 7 "The Pyre of Denethor"
Typescript for Printer
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3 7 58 Book V, Chapter 8 "The Houses of Healing"
Typescript for Printer
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3 7 59 Book V, Chapter 9 "The Last Debate"
Rejected Titles, "The Paths of the Dead," "Tidings and Counsel"
9/9
3 7 60 Book V, Chapter 10 "The Black Gate Opens"
Typescript for Printer
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3 7 61 Book V, Chapters 1-10
Galley Sheets
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3 8 1 Book VI, Chapter 1 "The Tower of Kirith Ungol"
Rejected Title, "The Orc-Tower"
Holograph
18/25
Sketch of Parapet of Kirith Ungol
Many of the pages are written on the back of JRRT's rough
draft for a course syllabus
3 8 2 Chapter 1 "The Tower of Kirith Ungol"
Holograph
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3 8 3 Chapter 1 "The Tower of Kirith Ungol"
Holograph Notes
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3 8 4 Book VI, Chapter 2 "The Land of Shadow"
Rejected Title, "Mount Doom"
Holograph
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Sketch of cross-roads before Udûn on sheet 16.
3 8 5 Chapter 2 "The Land of Shadow"
Holograph Notes
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3 8 6 Chapter 2 "The Land of Shadow"
Holograph
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3 8 7 Chapter 2 "The Land of Shadow"
Holograph
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3 8 8 Book VI, Chapters 1 and 2
Holograph Notes
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3 8 9 Book VI, Chapter 3 "Mount Doom"
Holograph
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3 8 10 Book VI, Chapter 3 "Mount Doom"
Holograph
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3 8 11 Book VI, Chapter 4 "The Field of Kormallen"
Holograph
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3 8 12 Chapter 4 "The Field of Kormallen"
Holograph
6/12
3 8 13 Book VI, Chapter 5 "The Steward and the King"
Rejected Title, "Faramir and Eowyn"
Holograph
11/22
Pen sketch of King's crown on Sheet 7
3 8 14 Chapter 5 "The Steward and the King"
Rejected Title, "The Watchers on the Walls"
Holograph
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3 8 15 Book VI, Chapter 6 "Many Partings"
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3 8 16 Chapter 6 "Many Partings"
Holograph
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Pen Sketch of Citadel on sheet 1
3 8 17 Book VI, Chapter 7 "Homeward Bound"
Holograph
6/11
3 8 18 Chapter 7 "Homeward Bound"
Holograph
15/27
3 8 19 Book VI, Chapter 8 "The Scouring of the Shire"
Rejected Title, "The Mending of the Shire"
Holograph
19/36
3 8 20 Chapter 8, "The Scouring of the Shire"
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3 8 21 Chapter 8 "The Scouring of the Shire"
Holograph Notes
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3 8 22 Book VI, Chapter 9 "The Grey Havens"
Holograph
6/12
Includes an incomplete version of the unpublished Epilogue
3 8 23 Chapter 9 "'The Grey Havens"
Holograph
9/17
Page 3 includes various notes to Book VI
3 8 24 Book VI, Notes for various chapters
Holograph
8/15
3 8 25 Book VI Table of Contents
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3 8 26 Book VI, Chapter 1 "The Tower of Kirith Ungol"
Holograph
13/25
Pencil sketch of Kirith Ungol on sheet 3
3 8 27 Book VI, Chapter 2 "The Land of Shadow"
Holograph
11/21
Page 21 is originally from "The Scouring of the Shire"
3 8 28 Book VI, Chapter 3 "Mount Doom"
Typescript
6/12
3 8 29 Book VI, Chapter 4 "The Field of Cormallen"
Typescript
4/8
3 8 30 Book VI, Chapter 5 "The Steward and the King"
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3 8 31 Book VI, Chapter 6 "Many Partings"
Holograph
9/17
3 8 32 Book VI, Chapter 7 "Homeward Bound"
Holograph
5/10
3 8 33 Book VI, Chapter 8 "The Scouring of the Shire"
Holograph
14/27
3 8 34 Book VI, Chapter 9 "The Grey Havens"
Typescript
6/10
3 8 35 Book VI, Chapter 1 "The Tower of Cirith Ungol"
Typescript for Printer
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3 8 36 Book VI, Chapter 2 "The Land of Shadow"
Typescript for Printer
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3 8 37 Book VI, Chapter 3 "Mount Doom"
Typescript for Printer
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3 8 38 Book VI, Chapter 4 "The Field of Cormallen"
Typescript for Printer
8/8
3 8 39 Book VI, Chapter 5 "The Steward and the King"
Typescript for Printer
14/14
3 8 40 Book VI, Chapter 6 "Many Partings"
Typescript for Printer
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3 8 41 Book VI, Chapter 7 "Homeward Bound"
Typescript for Printer
8/8
3 8 42 Book VI, Chapter 8 "The Scouring of the Shire"
Typescript for Printer
21/21
3 8 43 Book VI, Chapter 9 "The Grey Havens"
Typescript for Printer
9/9
3 8 44 Book VI, Chapters 1-9
Galley Sheets
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3 9 1 Table of Contents to Appendices
Typescript
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3 9 2 Appendix A "Annals of the Kings and Rulers," Parts I-III
Typescript
50/50
3 9 3 Appendix A "Annals of the Kings and Rulers," Parts I-III
Holograph and Carbon Copy of typescript
55/61
Sheets 35-36 holograph note
3 9 4 Appendix A, Part III "Durin's Folk"
Dwarves' Genealogy
Holograph
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3 9 5 Appendix A "Annals of the Kings and Rulers"
Holograph Notes
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3 9 6 Appendix B "The Tale of Years"
Typescript
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3 9 7 Appendix B "The Tale of Years"
Carbon copy of typescript
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3 9 8 Appendix C "Family Trees"
Holograph and Typescript
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3 9 9 Appendix C "Family Trees"
Holograph and Typescript for Printer
6/8
3 9 10 Appendix C "Family Trees"
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3 9 11 Appendix D "The Calendars"
Typescript
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3 9 12 Appendix D "The Calendars"
Carbon copy of typescript
7/7
3 9 13 Appendix E "Writing and Spelling"
Typescript
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3 9 14 Appendix E "Writing and Spelling"
Carbon copy of typescript
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3 9 15 Appendix E "Writing and Spelling"
The Tengwar
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3 9 16 Appendix E "Writing and Spelling"
The Angerthas
Holograph
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3 9 17 Appendix E "Writing and Spelling"
The Angerthas
Holograph
1/1
3 9 18 Appendix F "The Languages and Peoples of the Third Age"
Typescript
6/6
3 9 19 Appendix F "The Languages and Peoples of the Third Age"
Part II "On Translation"
Typescript
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3 9 20 Appendices A, B, C, D, E, F
Galley Sheets
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3 9 21 Appendices A, B, F
Galley Sheets (Duplicate of Appendix F included)
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3 9 22 Appendices A, B, F
Galley Sheets
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3 9 23 Miscellaneous Notes
Holograph
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Pencil Sketches of King's Crown included
3 9 24 Map of Middle-earth
Printed
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3 9 25 Map of Southern Middle-earth
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3 9 26 Page Proofs: Three Rings Poem (p.5) through p.32, Vol. I; "The
Grey Havens," p. 305 through p. 313, Vol. III.
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3 9 27 The Return of the King
Advance Proof Copy
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3 9 28 The Return of the King Page Proof Corrections
Holograph
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3 9 29 The Return of the King Page Proof Corrections
Typescript
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3 9 30 Letter to JRRT from Rayner Unwin regarding corrections
for The Return of the King
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3 9 31 Volumes 1, 2, 3 Dust Jackets
for original Houghton-Mifflin editions
9 jackets (3 for each volume)
3 9 32 Epilogue, Unpublished
Holograph
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3 9 33 Epilogue, Unpublished
Typescript
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3 9 34 Epilogue, Unpublished
Holograph
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3 9 35 Aragorn's letter to Master Samwise
Holograph
2/3
English and Sindarin written in Tengwar and Roman letters
3 9 36 Two fragments from The Silmarillion
Holograph
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