Reepicheep_Took sent us this great find: “Found a report about some Superhero and movie-related auction items. Most notably, there are first edition, Tolkien autographed copies of all LOTR books, and a signed map of middle-Earth drawn by Tolkien.”

Profiles in History, a leading dealer in guaranteed-authentic original historical autographs, letters, documents, vintage signed photographs and manuscripts, will hold the 33rd annual Hollywood Memorabilia auction on December 11. If you have a few thousand (or hundred thousand) dollars burning a hole in your pocket, you could own the set pictured to the right which is estimated to go for $80,000 to $100,000 U.S. For all the Tolkien-related items currently available, follow the Profiles in History link and search on “Tolkien.” For a quick list of all the items in the auction (including King Kong, Star Wars and Harry Potter memorabilia), go to Superhero