Tolkien's World

Tolkien's World

A Guide to the Peoples and Places of Middle-Earth : the Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to Tolkien's Middle-Earth

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Baker & Taylor
An introduction to Middle-Earth, the setting for J.R.R. Tolkien's classic fantasy adventures, describes the free peoples and their enemies and recounts the main stages in the story of the One Ring.

Perseus Publishing
Tolkien’s World takes readers on an incredible journey through the realms of Middle-earth and back to a time when elves, dwarves, wizards, and a small, courageous people known as hobbits battled the forces of evil. This lavishly illustrated guide brings you the people and places from The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Explore Middle-Earth, from the rolling hills of the Shire to the desolate ash plains of Mordor. Discover the secrets of a world where the elves roamed through enchanted forests and dragons slept in dark caverns under the mountains. With stunning artwork that re-imagines the places and people of Middle-Earth, Tolkien’s World is ideal for hobbit fans, big and small.

Open the pages of Tolkien’s World and meet Bilbo Baggins, the hero of The Hobbit. Then find out about Gandalf the wizard and his incredible magic powers, uncover the story of the unfortunate Gollum or learn about magical weapons, such as Gandalf’s sword Glamdring. This meticulously researched guide lets you discover the amazing peoples and creatures that inhabit Middle-earth, from friendly elves and stout-hearted dwarves to the deadly dragon Smaug and the evil Sauron. Packed with adventure and lore, Tolkien’s World is a must for all Hobbit


Publisher: San Rafael, Calif. : Insight Editions, 2012
Description: 80 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm
ISBN: 9781608871803
1608871800
Branch Call Number: 828.09 Tol
Additional Contributors: Mcinstry, Peter

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