An Encyclopedia Of Tolkien

An Encyclopedia Of Tolkien

An Encyclopedia Of Tolkien

A comprehensive, illustrated guide to the history, lands, and inhabitants of Middle-earth. The fantasy world of J. R. R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth contains a rich assortment of people, cities, and creatures—as well as a deep, intertwined history that spans thousands of years. In this beautifully illustrated volume, best-selling author and Tolkien scholar David Day presents four decades of research and writing on the lands and inhabitants Middle-earth. Sections of this A-to-Z dictionary are devoted to discussion of the battles, history, beasts, and heroes of Tolkien’s stories. This comprehensive volume on Tolkien’s world also includes an appendix of three primary legends that served as sources for Tolkien’s creations—the Volsunga saga, the Nibelungenlied, and Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle—and more than 200 black-and-white illustrations

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Genre : Fiction
Author : David Day
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2019-10-08
Total Pages : 544 Pages
ISBN : 9781645170105


Tolkien

Tolkien

Sections alphabetically list facts about the history, geography, sociology, natural history, and biography of Tolkien's imaginary world

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Genre : Fiction
Author : David Day
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 1991
Total Pages : 279 Pages
ISBN : 9780684839790


The Illustrated World Of Tolkien

The Illustrated World Of Tolkien

Tolkien's works have inspired artists for generations and have given rise to myriad interpretations of the rich and magical worlds he created. The Illustrated World of Tolkien gathers together artworks and essays from expert illustrators, painters and etchers, and fascinating and scholarly writing from renowned Tolkien expert David Day, and is an exquisite reference guide for any fan of Tolkien's work, Tolkien's world and the imaginative brilliance his vision inspired.

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Genre : Art
Author : David Day
Publisher : Pyramid
Release : 2019-10-19
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9780753734049


The Complete Guide To Middle Earth

The Complete Guide To Middle Earth

Lists every character, event, and place in all of Tolkien's books set in Middle-Earth, incorporating detailed references to "The Silmarillion," which the author considered his most important work.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Robert Foster
Publisher : Random House Digital, Inc.
Release : 2001
Total Pages : 568 Pages
ISBN : 9780345449764


A Dictionary Of Sources Of Tolkien

A Dictionary Of Sources Of Tolkien

The spellbinding world of Middle-earth is full of beasts and battles, heroes and heroines, and the struggle between good and evil. In this dictionary of sources, Tolkien scholar and best-selling author David Day's four decades of research inform us about the lands, inhabitants, languages, geography and history of Middle-earth. This compelling encyclopedia on Tolkien's world also includes over 200 illustrations and an appendix. This work is unofficial and is not authorized by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.

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Genre : Literary Criticism
Author : David Day
Publisher : Pyramid
Release : 2019-10-17
Total Pages : 544 Pages
ISBN : 9780753734063


The Heroes Of Tolkien

The Heroes Of Tolkien

J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional world of Middle-earth is filled with great heroes who rose in the face of crisis to shape the course of that world's history. This volume examines the complexities surrounding Tolkien's portrayal of good and evil, analyzing the most celebrated heroes from the earliest days of Arda to the end of the War of the Ring. Men, elves, dwarves, and their allies are covered in detail, and each hero's role in the battle against the forces of evil is discussed at length. This work is unofficial and is not authorized by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : David Day
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2018-06-05
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9781684121045


Ring Legends Of Tolkien

Ring Legends Of Tolkien

Learn the most popular legends about the Rings of Power! The history of J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional world of Middle-earth is filled with an ongoing struggle between good and evil, centered on a set of rings forged by Elves and an evil sorcerer. The Ring Legends of Tolkien recounts stories and conflicts surrounding the Rings of Power. Insightful commentary by Tolkien scholar David Day discusses how people, tactics, and weapons were used to obtain and control the rings, and also how the legends of Middle-earth relate to the real-world mythology on which Tolkien based his famous literary creation. Maps and full-color illustrations help bring this rich universe to life, making it an invaluable reference book for Tolkien fans of all ages. This work is unofficial and is not authorized by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : David Day
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2020-11-10
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9781645177364


Atlas Of Tolkien

Atlas Of Tolkien

Tolkien? There’s a map for that! J. R. R. Tolkien’s fictional universe is as vast as the human imagination, so an atlas is a helpful tool to get around. Consider this book your navigational guide to Middle-earth and the Undying Lands. Maps, images, and vivid descriptions in full color create an enchanting reference to all the fantastical places and creatures that sprung from Tolkien’s mind. The deluxe, heat-burnished cover makes this a charming addition to your Tolkien library. This work is unofficial and is not authorized by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.

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Genre : Reference
Author : David Day
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2015-10-01
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9781626865167


The Hobbits Of Tolkien

The Hobbits Of Tolkien

Everything you’ll ever need to know about Hobbits! The history of J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional world of Middle-earth starts with one magical word: Hobbit. From that word came a sentence, and then a grand story poured forth to create the infamous fantasy realm studied, written about, and enjoyed by millions. The Hobbits of Tolkien examines the origins of Tolkien’s most intriguing race. Insightful commentary by Tolkien scholar David Day explores their shire, their society, and their significance in the epic tales of The Lord of the Rings. Illustrations, charts, and commentary help bring this rich universe to life, making it an invaluable reference book for Tolkien fans of all ages. This work is unofficial and is not authorized by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : David Day
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2020-02-25
Total Pages : 192 Pages
ISBN : 9781645171461


Tolkien Bestiary

Tolkien Bestiary

A comprehensive reference guide to the history, creatures, races, flora, and fauna of J. R. R. Tolkien's imaginary worlds features more than a hundred black-and-white drawings and thirty-six full-color paintings by eleven of Europe's best fantasy artists.

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Genre : Literary Criticism
Author : David Day
Publisher : Gramercy Books
Release : 1995-02-05
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 0517120771