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Lore of Pipeweed and Other Wisdom

For Christmas 1998, we published a compedium of all references to "Leaf" (or pipe tobacco) in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit as a gift for Jim Boyd.

The edition of one (plus a complete printer's proof) was ink-jet printed on 25% cotton, acid-free Strathmore Writing paper, velobound with terracotta Hammermill Via covers, and deckle-edged by hand.

Here is a view of the title page and a link to a PDF file of a sample page. #

We trust Houghton Mifflin won't sue us for so small an excerpt published here.


Pipeweed Title Page

 "First Sight of Strider," from Lore of Pipeweed (PDF file, 53K)

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