Tolkien: the illustrated encyclopedia

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David Day
Macmillan, 1991 - Literary Criticism - 279 pages
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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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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  - 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



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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).