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J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1979

J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1979
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Publication information:
Publisher: London: George Allen & Unwin
Released: 1978
Format: Mailer/envelope (11 7/8 x 15 1/8 inches)
ISBN: ISBN 0045290059

J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1979 features illustrations by J.R.R. Tolkien, with comments by Christopher Tolkien. Several of the illustrations were coloured by H.E. Riddett. The cover photographer was Billett Potter.[1]


  • January: "Three Dragons"
  • February: "The Hall at Bag-End, Residence of B. Baggins Esquire" (coloured by Riddett)
  • March: "Patterns (I)"
  • April: "The Elvenking's Gate (I)"
  • May: "Trees"
  • June: "The Three Trolls are Turned to Stone" (coloured by Riddett)
  • July: "Patterns (II)"
  • August: "Bilbo comes to the Huts of the Raft-elves (I)"
  • September: "Floral Designs"
  • October: "Smaug Flies Around the Mountain"
  • November: "Flowering Tree with Friezes"
  • December: "Polar Bear had fallen from top to bottom onto his nose"


  1. TolkienBooks (accessed 7 June 2011)