News from Bree

(1) A Tolkien Fanzine by Hartley Patterson

A Tolkien fanzine published by Hartley Patterson in Bucks, UK.

Issue Date Pages Notes
1 November 1971 1
2 November 1971 6
3 November 25-December 3, 1971 12
4 December 1971/January 1972 8
5 January 1972 2
6 February 29, 1972 8
7 June 1972 6
8 August 1972 14 Includes a flier for A Birthday party and rules for Third Age
9 October-November 1972 10
10 January 1973 4
11 October-November 1973 6
12 August 1974 13
13 November 1974 13
14 March 1975 12
15 July 1975 21
16 January 1976 22
17 March 1976 8
18 May 1976 8
19 August 1976 12
20 January 1977 14
21 1977
22 August 1977 24
23 1978 23
24 September 1980 19

(2) A Tolkien Fanzine by Robin Shuster and Susan Bregman

A Tolkien fanzine published by Robin Shuster and Susan Bregman of the Tolkien Alliance of Monsey and Spring Valley, NY.

Issue Date Pages Notes
1 August 1969 18

(3) A Tolkien Fanzine by Pauline Johnson

A Tolkien fanzine published by Pauline Johnson for the Tolkien Society of Peekskill in Peekskill, NY. It was originally titled Shiretalk and later, after Pauline Johnson had moved to Texas, was titled Southwest of Bree. The issues before #31 were not numbered.

Issue Date Pages Notes
June 1975 3 Titled Shiretalk
October 4, 1975 2
November 15, 1975 2 Last issue titled Shiretalk
January 24, 1976 First issue titled News from Bree
June 24, 1976
August 20, 1977
October 12, 1977
November 1977
December 15, 1977
February 1978
June 1978
July-August, 1978
October 1978
November 1978
Yule 1978
Winterfilth, 1979
April 1979
June 1979
August 25, 1979
October 1979
Yule 1979
Winterfilth, 1980
April 1980
August 1980
November 1980
Yule 1980
Winterfilth 1981
April 1981
June 1981
August 1981
Yule 1981
Winterfilth 1982
31 April 1982
32 May 1982
33 July 1982
34 August 1982
35 October 1982
36 November 1982
37 December 1982
38 Winterfilth 1983
39 April 1983
40 Fall 1983

Subsequently continued as Southwest of Bree.


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