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'''''Fifty New Poems for Children''''' is a book which includes [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s poem "[[Goblin Feet]]".
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'''''Fifty New Poems for Children''''' is a book which includes [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s poem "[[Goblin Feet]]". Blackwell ascribed the poem to "J.R.R. [[Tolkein]]" (in the table of contents, above the poem and in the index).<ref>[http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/dmiller/000454.htm Fifty New Poems for Children] at [[Pieter Collier|Tolkien Library]]</ref>
  
 
Although the book does not give a publication date, 1922 can be assumed<ref>However, [[Pieter Collier]] dates the publication to 1924. See [http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/dmiller/000454.htm here] (external link).</ref>. It contains pieces published in 1922 and a copy with a January 1923 dated inscription has been seen. The British Library catalogues also list it as 1922, and the book was advertised in the ''Asiatic Review'' of April 1922<ref>[http://www.lotrplaza.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=231703&PID=6954700&title=fifty-new-poems-for-children LOTR Fanatics Plaza] (external link).</ref>.
 
Although the book does not give a publication date, 1922 can be assumed<ref>However, [[Pieter Collier]] dates the publication to 1924. See [http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/dmiller/000454.htm here] (external link).</ref>. It contains pieces published in 1922 and a copy with a January 1923 dated inscription has been seen. The British Library catalogues also list it as 1922, and the book was advertised in the ''Asiatic Review'' of April 1922<ref>[http://www.lotrplaza.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=231703&PID=6954700&title=fifty-new-poems-for-children LOTR Fanatics Plaza] (external link).</ref>.

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Fifty New Poems for Children
Fifty New Poems for Children 1st Edition 1922 HB.jpg
PublisherOxford: Basil Blackwell
Released1st Edition 1922
FormatHardback

Fifty New Poems for Children is a book which includes J.R.R. Tolkien's poem "Goblin Feet". Blackwell ascribed the poem to "J.R.R. Tolkein" (in the table of contents, above the poem and in the index).[1]

Although the book does not give a publication date, 1922 can be assumed[2]. It contains pieces published in 1922 and a copy with a January 1923 dated inscription has been seen. The British Library catalogues also list it as 1922, and the book was advertised in the Asiatic Review of April 1922[3].

Reprinted in 1924 & 1929.

American editions have been seen published by Bretano’s (undated) and Appleton & Co. (1924).

References

  1. Fifty New Poems for Children at Tolkien Library
  2. However, Pieter Collier dates the publication to 1924. See here (external link).
  3. LOTR Fanatics Plaza (external link).