The Atlas of Middle-Earth Revised Edition

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Houghton Mifflin #ad - Karen wynn fonstad's the atlas of middle-eaRTH is an essential volume that will enchant all Tolkien fans. Mariner Books. Here is the definitive guide to the geography of Middle-earth, Frodo, including the journeys of Bilbo, from its founding in the Elder Days through the Third Age, and the Fellowship of the Ring.

Authentic and updated -- nearly one third of the maps are new, and the text is fully revised -- the atlas illuminates the enchanted world created in THE SILMARILLION, THE HOBBIT, and THE LORD OF THE RINGS. Hundreds of two-color maps and diagrams survey the journeys of the principal characters day by day -- including all the battles and key locations of the First, Second, and Third Ages.

The Atlas of Middle-Earth Revised Edition #ad - An extensive appendix and an index help readers correlate the maps with Tolkien's novels. Plans and descriptions of castles, along with thematic maps describing the climate, vegetation, buildings, languages, and distinctive landforms are given, and population distribution of Middle-earth throughout its history.

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Tolkien's World from A to Z: The Complete Guide to Middle-Earth

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Del Rey #ad - Every character from adaldrida brandybuck to zaragamba–every Hobbit, Man, Orc, Dwarf, Elf, or other resident of Middle-earth is vividly described and accurately located in proper place and time. Every place colorfully detailed descriptions of geographical entries allow you to pick up the action anywhere in Middle-earth and follow it through all five volumes.

For the millions who have already ventured to middle-earth, and for the countless others who have yet to embark on the journey–here is the one indispensable A-to-Z guide that brings Tolkien’s universe to life. Every thing from stars and streams to food and flora, when necessary, everything found in Middle-earth is alphabetically listed and, cross-referenced.

Tolkien's World from A to Z: The Complete Guide to Middle-Earth #ad - Here is truly a master key to Tolkein’s Middle-earth.

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The Complete Tolkien Companion

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St. Martin's Griffin #ad - For all those who journey to Middle Earth, languages, legends, histories, here is the complete guide to its lands, and people. Tolkien's world, which includes not only The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings but also The Simarillion and many other posthumously published works. R. First published in 1976, this is an indispensable accompaniment for anyone who embarks on the reading journey of a lifetime.

R. A detailed explanation of the various elvish writing systems, charts, together with maps, and genealogical tables, bring the remarkable genius of Tolkien and the unforgettable world and wonder of Middle Earth to life with focus and accuracy. The complete tolkien companion explains, places, translates, and links every single reference―names, famous weapons, dates, facts, even food and drink―to be found in J.

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A Middle-earth Traveler: Sketches from Bag End to Mordor

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Tolkien's most famous creation, with lavish art showing the many locations and characters the author described in his classic novels, along with notes on their importance to the world. A middle-earth Traveler presents a walking tour of J. R. R. Combining concept work produced for films, and many new paintings and sketches exclusive to this book, existing Middle-earth art, A Middle-earth Traveler will take the reader on a unique and unforgettable journey across Tolkien’s magical landscape.

 . Events from tolkien’s books are explored—battles of the different ages that are almost legend by the time of The Lord of the Rings; lost kingdoms and ancient myths, as well as those places only hinted at: kingdoms of the far North and lands beyond the seas. Sketches that have an ‘on-the-spot’ feel to them are interwoven with the artist’s observations gleaned from Tolkien’s books and recollections of his time spent in Middle-earth while working alongside Peter Jackson on the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit film trilogies.

A Middle-earth Traveler: Sketches from Bag End to Mordor #ad - Tolkien’s middle-earth, visiting not only places central to his stories, but also those just over the hill or beyond the horizon. A middle-earth Traveler is an illustrated guide to J. R. R.

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Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth

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Mariner Books #ad - The tone is heroic, both the heroes and the villains greater than life-size. New york times book review unfinished tales of númenor and middle-earth concentrates on the lands of middle-earth and comprises Gandalf's lively account of how he came to send the Dwarves to the celebrated party at Bag-End, the story of the emergence of the sea god Ulmo before the eyes of Tuor on the coast of Beleriand, and an exact description of the military organization of the Riders of Rohan and the journey of the Black Riders during the hunt for the Ring.

Anderson, author of The Annotated Hobbit Mariner Books. It also contains the only surviving story about the long ages of Númenor before its downfall, and all that is known about the Five Wizards sent to Middle-earth as emissaries of the Valar, about the Seeing Stones known as palantíri, and about the legend of Amroth.

Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth #ad - Edited and with an introduction, commentary, index, and maps by Christopher Tolkien. An indispensable volume illuminating many unknown stories and details of Middle-earth unavailable elsewhere. Douglas A.

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The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Houghton Mifflin. Alan lee, the oscar-winning conceptual designer for the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, discusses his approach to depicting Tolkien’s imaginary world. Mariner Books. The lord of the rings sketchbook provides a wealth of background information and will be of interest to those who know and love Tolkien’s work, from books to films to DVDs, as well as to budding artists and illustrators interested in how to approach book illustration.

In addition, the book contains 20 full-color plates and numerous examples of the conceptual art produced for Peter Jackson’s film adaptation. The book presents more than 150 of lee’s celebrated illustrations to show how his imagery for both the illustrated Lord of the Rings and the films progressed from concept to finished art.

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The Great Tales of Middle-earth: Children of Húrin, Beren and Lúthien, and The Fall of Gondolin

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - The great tales of middle-earth is a beautiful boxed set of the most recently published novels of Middle-earth: Children of Húrin, Beren and Lúthien, and The Fall of Gondolin, packaged together for the first time. Mariner Books. Houghton Mifflin. Completing christopher Tolkien’s lifelong achievement as the editor and curator of his father J.

R. R. Tolkien’s manuscripts, The Great Tales features handsome color plates and maps by famed illustrator Alan Lee.

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The Silmarillion

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Perfection Learning #ad - Houghton Mifflin. Mariner Books. The story of the creation of the world that set the stage for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

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The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - They discuss in close detail important literary and historical influences on the development of The Lord of the Rings, connections between that work and other writings by Tolkien, significant changes to the text during its fifty years of publication, errors and inconsistencies, archaic and unusual words used by Tolkien, and words and passages in his invented languages of Middle-earth.

Mariner Books. Houghton Mifflin. In addition to their own expertise and that of other scholars and critics, Hammond and Scull frequently draw upon comments by Tolkien himself, friends, and enthusiasts, made in letters to family, in draft texts of The Lord of the Rings, and in works written in later years which amplify or illuminate characters and events in the story.

With these resources at hand, even the most seasoned reader of The Lord of the Rings will come to a greater enjoyment and appreciation of Tolkien's magnificent achievement. In the lord of the rings: A Reader's Companion internationally acclaimed scholars Wayne G. Thousands of notes, keyed to standard editions of The Lord of the Rings but universally accessible, reveal the richness and complexity of one of the most popular works of fiction in our time.

The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion #ad - Extensive reference is made also to writings by tolkien not previously or widely published, and most notably, an unfinished manuscript index to The Lord of the Rings, the important Nomenclature or guide to names in The Lord of the Rings prepared for the use of translators, including elaborate time-schemes, long out of print and now newly transcribed and printed in its entirety.

Hammond and christina scull examine Tolkien's masterpiece chapter by chapter, structure, offering expert insights into its evolution, and meaning. Houghton Mifflin.

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The Maps of Tolkien's Middle-earth

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Best-selling tolkien expert brian sibley the lord of the rings: the making of the Movie Trilogy and The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide presents a slipcased collection of four full-color, large-format maps of Tolkien's imaginary realm illustrated by John Howe, a conceptual designer for the blockbuster films directed by Peter Jackson.

. Houghton Mifflin. Mariner Books. Houghton Mifflin. Houghton Mifflin. The set includes a hardcover book describing in detail the importance and evolution of geography within Tolkien's epic fiction and four color maps presented with minimal folds, including two Beleriand and Númenor never before published in this country.

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The Silmarillion

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Mariner Books #ad - Houghton Mifflin. The three silmarils were jewels created by Fëanor, most gifted of the Elves. Mariner Books. It overwhelms the reader. Time the story of the creation of the world and of the first Age, this is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back and in whose events some of them, such as Elrond and Galadriel, took part.

Within them was imprisoned the light of the Two Trees of Valinor before the Trees themselves were destroyed by Morgoth, the first Dark Lord. Superb!” — wall Street Journal Mariner Books. Thereafter, but they were seized by morgoth and set in his crown, the unsullied Light of Valinor lived on only in the Silmarils, which was guarded in the impenetrable fortress of Angband in the north of Middle-earth.

The Silmarillion #ad - . A work of power, eloquence and noble vision. Magnificent in its best moments. Washington Post “Heart-lifting.

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