Rare 1st Editions Up For Auction

At the end of next month, two rare first edition copies of Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings are set to go up for auction by Chiswick Auctions. The Hobbit, which is in excellent condition, is likely to sell for between £1,000-£1,500 ($1300-$1,900), while a good condition of The Lord of the…

Middle-earth Limited Collector’s Edition Set

Coming soon from Warner Bros.: Peter Jackson’s Hobbit and Lord of the Rings trilogies in one limited edition collector’s set: For the first time ever, Academy Award®-winning director Peter Jackson’s epic adventure is available in one spectacular limited collector’s edition box set! – The Limited Collector’s Edition includes 30 discs featuring all six Middle-earth films…

Josh Long Reviews Weta Workshop’s Minas Tirith

There are so many beautiful statues, figures, and replicas that it can be a bit daunting for Lord of the Rings collectors. Thankfully, there’s someone like Josh Long who has been collecting Middle-earth merchandise for a long time and can lend his expertise! Josh’s latest review is of Weta Workshop’s Minas Tirith Environment. He first spotted…

Collector Spotlight: Ravna, Tolkien Fan

In our ongoing Collector Spotlight series, we’re taking a closer look at collections and their collectors! This week, we’re featuring Ravna, better known to her Twitter followers as @RavnaofErebor. Ravna is always happy to see the photos we share on our @CollectTolkien feed–whether they’re our own or from other Tolkien collectors. She really helps bring a…

Collector Spotlight: Valdis Longbeard, Tolkien Fan

In our ongoing Collector Spotlight series, we’re taking a closer look at collections and their collectors! This week, we’re featuring Valdis Longbeard, the assistant director at Middle-earth News. There is no doubt that some of Valdis’ favorite “collectibles” are actually the encounters she has had with members of the cast from The Hobbit and The…