Tolkien: the illustrated encyclopedia
Macmillan, 1991 - Literary Criticism - 279 pages
The first encyclopedic guide to the world of Middle-Earth and the Undying Lands. The author of A Tolkien Bestiary includes five majorsubject areas- -History, Geography, Sociology, Natural History, and Biography--in this must-have reference for all Tolkien fans. 200 illustrations, many in full color.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - slaveofOne - LibraryThing
Good reference material for reading (or re-reading) Tolkien's Middle-Earth masterpieces--especially for those unfamiliar with "The Silmarillion". Rather uninspiring drawings and artwork, however. Read full review