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, leather-bound 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, and are accompanied by black-and-white illustrations.
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 This work is unofficial and is not
authorized by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.

David Day—An Encyclopedia of Tolkien - The History and Mythology That Inspired

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  • 9781645170099