Tolkien: The Illustrated Encyclopaedia

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Simon and Schuster, Sep 1, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages
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The first encyclopedic illustrated guide to the world of Middle Earth and the Undying Lands, this book brings together every important aspect of Tolkien's vast cosmology. More than five hundred alphabetical entries cover five major subject areas: history, geography, sociology, natural history and biography.
The maps, genealogies and time-charts, together with the illustrations of characters, places adn events, reveal to the reader the full dramatic sweep and splendor of Tolkien's world.
  

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User Review  - benjamin.duffy - LibraryThing

Pro: the art. The book is absolutely loaded with illustrations, and each of the half dozen or so artists has an extremely distinct style, ranging from etching to watercolor. It's an amazingly ... Read full review

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User Review  - CCR Sorge - Goodreads

basically the same as the bestiary of the same author, invaluable. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
6
Geography
45
Sociology
125
Natural History
189

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About the author (1996)

David Day has written widely on the Second World War and Australian history, and is the author of Reluctant Nation (OUPA, 1992) and The Great Betrayal (OUPA, 1988).

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