The Complete Guide to Middle-earth by Robert Foster has been a popular and helpful resource for readers of the Middle-earth fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien for over five decades now. This article presents a publication history of US and UK editions of this work, leading from its beginninings in 1966—the writings of a teenager in a fanzine—to the latest , lavishly illustrated edition of 2003.
Edgecomb, Kevin P.
"A Publication History of The Complete Guide to Middle-earth by Robert Foster,"
Journal of Tolkien Research: Vol. 14:
1, Article 2.
Available at: https://scholar.valpo.edu/journaloftolkienresearch/vol14/iss1/2