James D. Allan (Jim Allan) published books and articles on Tolkien in the 1970s, primarily on linguistics. His An Introduction to Elvish was the first book-length publication on Tolkien's invented languages. His surname is sometimes wrongly printed as Allen with an e.
The following listing only includes his writings on J.R.R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis.
- 1972: Parma Eldalamberon 2
- "A Source for Tolkien's Tengwar?"
- 1973: Mythlore 9
- "Genesis of The Lord of the Rings: A Study of Saga Development"
- 1973: Parma Eldalamberon 3
- "Review of A Guide to Middle-earth"
- "The Queer Brandybuck Names"
- 1974: Parma Eldalamberon 4
- "The Naming of Tor and Tinidril"
- 1975: Mythlore 10
- "Tolkien and Recovery." Reprinted in Amon Hen 16.
- "More Tolkien Exploitation." Review of The Lord of the Rings Hobbit Notes by William Ready.
- 1976: Minas Tirith Evening-Star, Vol. 5, No. 3
- "The Hobbit Writing on the Wall." Badly printed specimen page reprinted in following issue.
- 1976: Bakka Magazine #4
- "The Coming of Middle-earth"
- 1976: Minas Tirith Evening-Star, Vol. 5, No. 4
- "Tolkien in Britain and Canada"
- 1977: Parma Eldalamberon 5
- "Corrections to the Tengwar and Certar Values Assigned in Current Editions of The Lord of the Rings"
Tolkien Fanzines Privately Circulated to Less Than Twenty Persons
- 1972: A Glossary of the Eldarin Tongues
- 1975: An Extrapolation on The Silmarillion
- 1977: A Speculation on The Silmarillion