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Tree and Leaf

Tree and Leaf
AuthorJ.R.R. Tolkien
PublisherGeorge Allen & Unwin (UK)
Houghton Mifflin (US)
Released28 May 1964 (UK)
March 1965 (US)

Tree and Leaf is a collection of works by J.R.R. Tolkien.

The original 1964 edition only contained reprints (with some alterations) of the essay "On Fairy-Stories" and the short story "Leaf by Niggle", together with a new "Introductory Note" by J.R.R. Tolkien.[1]

From 1988, Tree and Leaf also included "Mythopoeia",[1] and a later edition added "The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son".[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: II. Reader's Guide, pp. 1043-2
  2. Tree and Leaf: Including the Poem Mythopoeia at (acessed 30 March 2011)

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