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Guide to Tolkien's World: A Bestiary

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ISBN13: 9781571458780
ISBN10: 1571458786
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Guide to Tolkien's World is a scholarly, definitive, and enchantingly beautiful reference to all the living creatures — both flora and fauna — that inhabit J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth and Undying Lands. It is complete with descriptive text, both black and white and color illustrations, maps, a chronology, and a special index referring readers back to Tolkien's original works. All 129 races identified are clearly explained in terms of their physical appearance, language, behavior, and culture.

Table of Contents

A map of Middle-Earth and the Undying Lands — A chronology of Middle-Earth and the Undying Lands — A chronology of the kingdoms on Middle-Earth in the Ages of Sun — A bestiary of the beasts, monsters, races, deities and flora — Genealogies of the races and kingdoms of elves and men — Index of principal sources — General index.

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crowyhead, September 15, 2006 (view all comments by crowyhead)
Day does an excellent job of explicating some of the intricacies of Tolkien's world, particularly the convoluted mythology of The Silmarillion. I'm not a big fan of the artwork in this book, though, which makes the whole thing only halfway successful for me.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781571458780
Subtitle:
A Bestiary
Author:
Day, David
Publisher:
Thunder Bay Press (CA)
Location:
San Diego, CA
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Middle earth (Imaginary place)
Subject:
Tolkien, J. R. R
Subject:
Fantasy fiction, English
Subject:
Middle Earth
Subject:
Imaginery places
Subject:
FICTION / Literary
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General
Series Volume:
31
Publication Date:
September 2002
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
287
Dimensions:
10.72x8.28x.74 in. 2.24 lbs.

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