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'''''Tree and Leaf''''' is a collection of works by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. The original edition contained the essay ''[[On Fairy-Stories]]'' and the short story ''[[Leaf by Niggle]]''. Some later, posthumous editions also include the poems ''[[Mythopoeia]]'' and ''[[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth|The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son]]''.
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'''''Tree and Leaf''''' is a collection of works by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].  
  
The book was originally illustrated by [[Pauline Baynes]].
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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.<ref name=RG>{{CG|RG}}, pp. 1043-2</ref>
  
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From 1988, ''Tree and Leaf'' also included "[[Mythopoeia]]",<ref name=RG/> and a later edition added "[[The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth|The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son]]".<ref>[http://www.amazon.co.uk/Tree-Leaf-Including-Poem-Mythopoeia/dp/0395502322/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1301516167&sr=8-2 Tree and Leaf: Including the Poem Mythopoeia] at [http://www.amazon.co.uk/ Amazon.co.uk] (acessed 30 March 2011)</ref>
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* [http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/booksbytolkien/treeandleaf/description.htm Tree and Leaf] at [[Pieter Collier|Tolkien Library]]
 
* [http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/booksbytolkien/treeandleaf/description.htm Tree and Leaf] at [[Pieter Collier|Tolkien Library]]

Revision as of 20:18, 30 March 2011

Tree and Leaf
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AuthorJ.R.R. Tolkien
PublisherGeorge Allen & Unwin; Houghton Mifflin
Released1964 (1st ed.); 1965 (US 1st ed.)

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]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (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 Amazon.co.uk (acessed 30 March 2011)

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