Books by J. R. R. Tolkien published in Japan

1998/3/24, 2007/1/15 TAKAHASHI Makoto
SUZUKI Asako
Expression of date is in Japanese style (yy/mm/dd). According to original expression, in older editions/impressions Japanese Reckoning is used. In this page it is expressed as follows.
s47(72)/11/25
“s” is abbreviation of showa. It means 47 year of showa equals to 1972 A.D.
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1. The Hobbit, or, There and back again

1.1 Hobitto no Bken [Adventure of the Hobbit] Tky: Iwanami Shoten, Publishers. 65/11/13. Translated by SETA Teiji. Illustrated by TERASHIMA Ryichi. 476p. 224mm 163mm with dust case. ISBN 4-00-110983-2
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1.2 Hobitto no Bken 2 vols. [Adventure of the Hobbit] Tky: Iwanami Shoten, Publishers. 79/10/23 Translated by SETA Teiji. Illustrated by TERASHIMA Ryichi. (Iwanami shnen bunko [Iwanami books for children] #2088/#2089) 306p/254p 173mm 114mm ISBN4-00-112088-7/ISBN4-00-112089-5
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1.3 Hobitto no Bken [Adventure of the Hobbit] Tky: Iwanami Shoten, Publishers. 90/9/14. Translated by SETA Teiji. Illustrated by TERASHIMA Ryichi. (Iwanami shnen bunko [Iwanami books for children] Special edition commemorating 40th anniversary of Iwanami shnen bunko. #14). 174mm 119mm
1.4 Hobitto no Bken [Adventure of the Hobbit] Tky: Iwanami Shoten, Publishers. 93/4/8 525p Translated by SETA Teiji. Illustrated by TERASHIMA Ryichi. 195mm 140mm cloth with dust case. ISBN4-00-115706-3
1.5 Hobitto, Yukite kaerishi Monogatari Tky: Hara Shob 97/11/10 448,VI p Annotated by Douglas A. Anderson. Translated by YAMAMOTO Shir. Hardback 208mm 158mm with dust jacket. ISBN4-562-03023-2
1.6 Hobitto no Bken 2 vols. [Adventure of the Hobbit] Tky: Iwanami Shoten, Publishers. 99/11/5 Translated by SETA Teiji. [Illustrated by TERASHIMA Ryichi.](It is not written explicitely.) Cover illustrated by KAN Mitsuo. Monogatari Korekushon [Collection of Tales] 271p/231p 189mm 131mm Paperback with dust jacket. ISBN4-00-026463-X/ISBN4-00-026464-8
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1.7 Hobitto no Bken 2 vols. [Adventure of the Hobbit] Tky: Iwanami Shoten, Publishers. 00/08/18 Translated by SETA Teiji. Illustrated by TERASHIMA Ryichi. Notes by SAIT Atsuo. (Iwanami shnen bunko [Iwanami books for children] #058/#059) 330p/282p 173mm 120mm Paperback with dust jacket. ISBN4-00-114058-6/ISBN4-00-114059-4
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1.8 Orijinaru-ban Hobitto no Bken Tky: Iwanami Shoten, Publishers. 02/12/6 448p Translated by SETA Teiji. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien. 189mm 134mm Hardcover with dust jacket. ISBN 4-00-115679-2
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2. The Lord of the Rings, [Second Edition,] 1966

2.1 Yubiwa Monogatari [Tale of the Rings] 6 vols. Tky: Hyronsha. Translated by SETA Teiji. Illustrated by TERASHIMA Ryichi. Hardback A5 (212mm 150mm) cloth with dust case.
A part of Appendix D is not translated. Appendix E and F are not translated.
_Tabi no Nakama_ 1 _Tabi no Nakama_ 2 _Futatsu no T_ 1 _Futatsu no T_ 2 _ no Kikan_ 1 _ no Kikan_ 2
Vol. 1Tabi no Nakama 1 [Fellowship of the Journey]The Fellowship of the Rings47(72)/2/10
Vol. 2Tabi no Nakama 2s47(72)/11/25
Vol. 3Futatsu no T 1The Two Towerss48(73)/6/20
Vol. 4Futatsu no T 2s48(73)/12/25
Vol. 5 no Kikan 1The Return of the Kings49(74)/12/20
Vol. 6 no Kikan 2s50(75)/2/28
2.2 Yubiwa Monogatari [Tale of the Rings] 6 vols. Tky: Hyronsha. Hyronsha Bunko [Hyronsha Paperbacks] Translated by SETA Teiji. Illustrated by TERASHIMA Ryichi. Paperback 150mm 107mm with dust jacket.
Only size is different from 2.1. Textual change is not confirmed.
1st editionEdition of “Road show in summer vacation”
_Tabi no Nakama_ 1 _Futatsu no T_ 1 _ no Kikan_ 1 _Tabi no Nakama_ 1
Vol. 1Tabi no Nakama 1The Fellowship of the Rings52(77)/4/10
Vol. 2Tabi no Nakama 2s52(77)/4/10
Vol. 3Futatsu no T 1The Two Towerss52(77)/4/10
Vol. 4Futatsu no T 2s52(77)/4/10
Vol. 5 no Kikan 1The Return of the Kings52(77)/4/10
Vol. 6 no Kikan 2s52(77)/4/10
2.3 Shimpan Yubiwa Monogatari [New Edition Tale of the Rings] 3 vols. Tky: Hyronsha. Translated by SETA Teiji and TANAKA Akiko. Illustrated by Alan Lee. Hardback B5 (264mm 183mm) cloth with dust case. ISBN4-566-02353-2
Appendices D, E, and F are fully translated. Proper noun index is attached, which includes fewer items than English version, but note is more.
Expression of nouns is become almost consistent. Comparison of nouns of 2.2 and 2.3 can be seen in Japanese.
_Tabi no Nakama_ _Tabi no Nakama_ _Futatsu no T_ _Futatsu no T_ _ no Kikan_ _ no Kikan_
Part 1Tabi no NakamaThe Fellowship of the Ring92/3/19ISBN4-566-02350-8
Part 2Futatsu no TThe Two Towers92/3/19ISBN4-566-02351-6
Part 3 no KikanThe Return of the King92/3/19ISBN4-566-02352-4
2.4 Shimpan Yubiwa Monogatari [New Edition Tale of the Rings] 7 vols. Tky: Hyronsha. Translated by SETA Teiji and TANAKA Akiko. Illustrated by TERASHIMA Ryichi. Hardback A5 (212mm 150mm) cloth with dust jacket.
Appendices and index are separated to [vol. 7].
_Tabi no Nakama_ 1 _Tabi no Nakama_ 2 _Futatsu no T_ 1 _Futatsu no T_ 2 _ no Kikan_ 1 _ no Kikan_ 2 _Appendices_
_Tabi no Nakama_ 1 _Tabi no Nakama_ 2 _Futatsu no T_ 1 _Futatsu no T_ 2 _ no Kikan_ 1 _ no Kikan_ 2 _Appendices_
Vol. 1Tabi no Nakama 1 [Fellowship of the Journey]The Fellowship of the Ring92/5/20ISBN4-566-02354-0
Vol. 2Tabi no Nakama 292/5/20ISBN4-566-02355-9
Vol. 3Futatsu no T 1The Two Towers92/5/20ISBN4-566-02356-7
Vol. 4Futatsu no T 292/5/20ISBN4-566-02357-5
Vol. 5 no Kikan 1The Return of the King92/5/20ISBN4-566-02358-3
Vol. 6 no Kikan 292/5/20ISBN4-566-02359-1
TsuihohenAppendices92/5/20ISBN4-566-02360-5
2.5 Shimpan Yubiwa Monogatari [New Edition Tale of the Rings] 10 vols. Tky: Hyronsha. Hyronsha Bunko [Hyronsha Paperbacks] Translated by SETA Teiji and TANAKA Akiko. Illustrated by TERASHIMA Ryichi. Jacket is illustrated by Allan Lee. Paperback 148mm 105mm with dust jacket.
_Tabi no Nakama_ 1-1 _Tabi no Nakama_ 1-2 _Tabi no Nakama_ 2-1 _Tabi no Nakama_ 2-2
Vol. 1Tabi no Nakama 1-1 [Fellowship of the Journey]The Fellowship of the Ring92/7/30ISBN4-566-02362-1
Vol. 2Tabi no Nakama 1-292/7/30ISBN4-566-02363-X
Vol. 3Tabi no Nakama 2-192/7/30ISBN4-566-02364-8
Vol. 4Tabi no Nakama 2-292/7/30ISBN4-566-02365-6
_Futatsu no T_ 1-1 _Futatsu no T_ 1-2 _Futatsu no T_ 2
Vol. 5Futatsu no T 1-1The Two Towers92/7/30ISBN4-566-02366-4
Vol. 6Futatsu no T 1-292/7/30ISBN4-566-02367-2
Vol. 7Futatsu no T 292/7/30ISBN4-566-02368-0
_ no Kikan_ 1 _ no Kikan_ 2 _Tsuihohen_
Vol. 8 no Kikan 1The Return of the King92/7/30ISBN4-566-02369-9
Vol. 9 no Kikan 292/7/30ISBN4-566-02370-2
Vol. 10TsuihohenAppendices03/12/20ISBN4-566-02373-7

3. Other novels

3.1 The Adventure of Tom Bombadil, 1949
3.1.1 Trukin Shhinsh [Short Stories of Tolkien] Tky: Hyronsha. 1st edition s50(75)/3/20 340p Hardback 188mm 128mm with dust Jacket. 1300 ISBN4-566-02110-6
Trukin Shhinsh Following stories are included.
Farmer Giles of Ham, 1949
Translated by YOSHIDA Shin'ichi. Illustrated by Pauline Diana Baynes.
Smith of Wootton Major, 1967
Translated by INOKUMA Yko. Illustrated by Pauline Diana Baynes.
Leaf by Niggle from Tree and Leaf, 1964
Translated by INOKUMA Yko.
The Adventure of Tom Bombadil, 1966
Translated by SAOTOME Tadashi. Illustrated by Pauline Diana Baynes.
3.1.2 Nfu Jairuzu no Bken - Trukin Shhinsh [Adventure of Farmer Giles - Short Stories of Tolkien] Tky: Hyronsha. retitled 1st edition 02/2/20 340p Hardback 195mm 136mm with dust Jacket. 1900 ISBN4-566-02110-6
Nfu Jairuzu no Bken - Trukin Shhinsh Show 3.1.1 for stories included.
3.2 Farmer Giles of Ham, 1949
3.2.1 Trukin Shhinsh See 3.1.1. Nfu Jairuzu no Bken - Trukin Shhinsh See 3.1.2.
3.2.2 Nfu Jairuzu no Bken [Adventure of Farmer Giles] Tky: Toshi Shuppansha. Translated by YOSHIDA Shin'ichi. Illustrated by HORIUCHI Seiichi. 1st edition 72/6/5 156p Hardback 215mm 160mm with dust Jacket. 750
Reprint is not confirmed.
3.2.3 Nfu Jairuzu no Bken [Adventure of Farmer Giles] Tky: Hyronsha. Tenori Bunko [Tenori Books] C040 Translated by YOSHIDA Shin'ichi. Illustrated by Pauline Diana Baynes. 1st impression 91/10/20 152p 500 ISBN4-566-02273-0
Nfu Jairuzu no BkenReprint is not confirmed.
3.2.4 Farmer Giles of Ham, Nfu Jairuzu no Bken [Adventure of Farmer Giles] Tky: Kenkysha Annotated by YOSHIDA Shin'ichi. 1st edition s50(75)/9/20 (Kenkysha Eibei Jid Bungaku Sensh [Kenkysha’s English Literature Books for Children] #27) Paperback 182mm 121mm with dust jacket. 114p 610 ISBN4-327-06827-6
English book.
3.3 Smith of Wootton Major, 1967
3.3.1 Trukin Shhinsh See 3.1.1. Nfu Jairuzu no Bken - Trukin Shhinsh See 3.1.2.
3.3.2 Hoshi o Nonda Kajiya [Smith Who Swallowed the Star] Tky: Hyronsha. Tenori Bunko [Tenori Books] B064 Translated by INOKUMA Yko. Illustrated by Pauline Diana Baynes. 1st impression 91/4/23 99p 470 ISBN4-566-02270-6 C8397
Hoshi o Nonda Kajiya
3.3.3 Smith of Wootton Major, Hoshi o Nonda Kajiya [Smith Who Swallowed the Star] Tky: Yumi Shob Annotated by INOKUMA Yko. 1st edition s50(75)/4/1 [62p] 600 Separate volume note 11p. Illustration by Pauline Baynes.
English book.

4. Books published after 1974

4.1 Bilbo’s Last Song, 1974
4.1.1 Birubo no Wakare no Uta Tky: Iwanami Shoten, Publishers. Translated by WAKI Akiko. Illustrated by Pauline Diana Baynes. 1st impression 91/11/13 32p 1500ISBN4-00-110613-2
You can see this book at page of Iwanami Shoten, Publishers.
4.2 The Father Christmas Letters, Edited by Baillie Tolkien, 1976
4.2.1 Santa Kursu karano Tegami [Letters from Santa Claus] Tky: Hyronsha. Edited by Baillie Tolkien. Translated by SETA Teiji. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien. 1st edition s51(76)/12/20 48p Hardback 276mm 218mm with dust jacket. 1300
Santa Kursu karano Tegami
4.3 The Silmarillion, Edited by Christopher Tolkien, 1977
4.3.1 Sirumariru no Monogatari [Tale of Silmaril] 2 vols. Tky: Hyronsha. Translated by TANAKA Akiko. Hardback 195mm 138mm with dust jacket.
4.3.1.1 Sirumariru no Monogatari 1 [Tale of Silmaril] 1st edition s57(82)/1/30 432p 1900 ISBN4-566-02065-7
_Sirumariru no Monogatari_ 1 _Sirumariru no Monogatari_ New edition _Sirumariru no Monogatari_ 1 New edition 2
4.3.1.2 Sirumariru no Monogatari 2 [Tale of Silmaril] 1st edition s57(82)/3/10 80,[118]p 1300 ISBN4-566-02066-5
_Sirumariru no Monogatari_ 2 New edition 2Dust Jacket of 2002 impression is different from 1.
4.3.2 Shimpan Sirumariru no Monogatari [Tale of Silmaril, new edition] [Edited by Cristopher Tolkien] Tky: Hyronsha. Translated by TANAKA Akiko. Hardback 2003/5/15 588p 238mm 110mm hardback with dust jacket. 3500 ISBN4-566-02377-X
Sirumariru no Monogatari
4.4 Owarazarishi Monogatari Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth, 1980
4.1.1 Owarazarishi Monogatari 2 vols. Edited by Christopher Tolkien. Translated by YAMASHITA Nruya. Tky: Kawade Shob Shinsha. 218mm 158mm with dust jacket.
4.4.1.1 Owarazarishi Monogatari 1 1st edition 03/12/20 398p 2800 ISBN4-309-20396-5
Owarazarishi MonogatariDust jacket is shown right.
4.4.1.2 Owarazarishi Monogatari 2 1st edition 03/12/20 276p 2600 ISBN4-309-20397-3
4.5 Mr. Bliss, 1982
4.5.1 Burisu san Tky: Hyronsha. Translated by TANAKA Akiko. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien. 1st edition 93/1/30 [103p] Hardback 148mm 218mm with dust case. 2300 ISBN4-566-01321-9
Burisu san
4.5.2 Mr. Bliss, Burisu shi no Bken [Adventure of Mr. Bliss] Tsurumi Shoten Annotated by MUROYA Yz. s60(85)/12/20 1st edition
English book.
4.6 Letters from Father Christmas, 1995
4.6.1 Kurisumasu Rettsuki Santa Kursu karano Tegami [Letters from Santa Claus with Christmas Letter] Tky: Hyronsha. Edited by Baillie Tolkien. Translated by SETA Teiji and TANAKA Akiko. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien. 48p + 10 plates(letters) Hardback 160mm 213mm with dust-jacket and slipcase. 95/9/30 1st edition 2200 ISBN4-566-00458-9
Kurisumasu Rettsuki Santa Kursu karano Tegami
4.7 Roverandom, Edited by Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond, 1998
4.7.1 Koinu no Rob no Bken [Adventure of Little Dog Rover] Tky: Hara Shob Translated by YAMAMOTO Shir. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien. 227p Hardback 197mm 135mm with dust jacket. 1st impression 99/6/20 1600 ISBN4-562-03205-7
4.8 Poems from 'The Lord of the Rings' illustrated by Allan Lee, 1994
4.8.1 ‘Nakatsukuni’ no Uta [Poems of Middle-earth] Tky: Hyronsha. Translated by TANAKA Akiko. 04/ 2/10 109p 208mm 174mm with dust jacket. 1400 ISBN4-566-02381-8
‘Nakatsukuni’ no UtaDust jacket is shown right.
4.9 Letters from Father Christmas 2004
4.9.1 Fz Kurisumasu, Santa Kursu karano Tegami [Father Christmas, Letters from Santa Claus] Tky: Hyronsha. Edited by Baillie Tolkien. Translated by SETA Teiji and TANAKA Akiko. Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien. 255mm 197mm with dust-jacket. 1st edition 06/10/20 112p 2800 ISBN4-566-02383-4
Fz Kurisumasu Santa Kursu karano Tegami

5. Criticism

5.1 Tree and Leaf, 1964
5.1.1 Fantaj no Sekai --Ysei Monogatari nitsuite-- [World of Fantasy --On Fairy-Stories--] Tky: Fukuinkan Translated by INOKUMA Yko. 1st edition 73/1/20 Hardback 195mm 136mm with dust case. 181p ISBN4-834-00380-9
Author is expressed as ‘Tôkin’. Following works are included.
Ysei monogatari towa nanika
On Fairy Stories 1964
5.1.2 Tree and Leaf Tky: Tsurumi Shoten
Annotated by AOKI Nobuyoshi. s50(75)/1/10 (It is said in later impression)
5.1.3 Trukin Shhinsh See 3.1.1. Nfu Jairuzu no Bken - Trukin Shhinsh See 3.1.2.
5.1.4 On Fairy-Stories, Ysei Monogatari nitsuite Tky: Hokuseid Shoten Annotated by Fujio Aoyama. 118p ISBN4-459000461-5
English book
5.1.5 Igirisu Jid Bungakuron [About English Literature for Children] Tky: Kenkysha 1st edition s54(79)/3/20 (Kenysha Sheibun Ssho [Kenysha Short English Books] #266) 112p ISBN4-32701266-1
English book. 4 from Only Connect are included. Among them one below is of Tolkien.
Children and Fairy Stories Annotated by NAKAMURA Kji pp59-69
5.1.6 Onr Konekuto II [Only Connect II] Tky: Iwanami Shoten, Publishers. 1st impression 79/7/30 278,3p 1300 ISBN4-00-000225-2
Anthology of criticisms. Next is one of Tolkien.
Ysei Monogatari nitsuite Translated by INOKUMA Yko. pp10-26 On Fairy-Stories, 1964
This is also included in 5.1.1 Fantaj no Sekai --Ysei Monogatari nitsuite--.
5.1.7 Ysei Monogatari no Kuni e [To Fairy Realm] Translated by SUGIYAMA Yko Tky: Chikuma Shob. (Chikuma Bunko) 1st impression 03/5/7 221p. 149mm 107mm 950 ISBN4-480-03830-2
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Jo [Introduction]
Ysei Monogatari nitsuite
On Fairy Stories
Shinwa o tsukuru {To make Myth}
Mythopoeia
Byuruhutoerumu no Musuko Byuruhusonosu no Kikan
The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son
Yakusha Atogaki [Note of translator]
5.1.8 Ysei Monogatari nitsuite   Fantaj no Sekai [On Fairy-Stories   World of Fantasy] Tky: Hyronsha Translated by INOKUMA Yko. 1st edition 03/12/15 230p Hardback 197mm 135mm with dust jacket. 1800 ISBN4-566-02111-4
Ysei Monogatari nitsuite   Fantaj no SekaiDust jacket is shown right. Following works are included.
Jo [Introduction]
Ysei monogatari towa nanika
On Fairy Stories 1964
Niguru no Kinoha
Leaf by Niggle 1964
hinwa no Sz [Creation of Myth]
Mythopoeia 1988
Yakusha Atogaki [Note of translator]
5.2 Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo, 1975
5.2.1 S Gawein to Midori no Kishi — Torukin no s Monogatari Translated by Tolkien, YAMAMOTO Shir. Tky: Hara Shob 1st impression 03.2.28 256p 1600 ISBN4-562-03605-2
Contents is as follows. Original Glossary and Appendix on Verse-forms are not translated.
S Gawein to Midori no Kishi
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Shinju
Pearl
S Orufeo
Sir Orfeo
Gawein no Wakare no Uta
Gawain's Leave-taking
Honsho ni tsuite Christopher Tolkien
Preface of original.
Gedai J.R.R.Tolkien
A part of original Introduction. V Editions and VI Note on the text of the translations are not translated.

6. The film book of J.R.R.Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, 1978,1979

6.1 Firumu Bukku Yubiwa Monogatari [Film Book the Tale of the Rings] 1 Tky: Hyronsha.
The film book of J.R.R.Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings 1st edition s54(79)/7/30 Hardback 229mm 264mm with dust jacket. 76p 1200 Film book of Ralph Baksi’s movie.

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