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Tolkien Calendar 2009

Tolkien Calendar 2009
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IllustratorTed Nasmith
PublisherHarperCollins
Released1 July 2008
FormatCalendar
Pages32
ISBN0-00-727368-3 (UK)
0-06-156528-1 (US)
Preceded byTolkien Calendar 2008
Followed byTolkien Calendar 2010

The Tolkien Calendar 2009 was the official Tolkien calendar published by HarperCollins on 1 July 2008. It features art by Ted Nasmith based on The Silmarillion.

[edit] From the publisher

The official Tolkien calendar, this year containing 16 magnificent landscape paintings by renowned artist Ted Nasmith, selected from ‘The Silmarillion’ by J.R.R. Tolkien.

J R R Tolkien’s SILMARILLION is the core work of the Middle-earth canon. It is in this complex masterpiece that the history and background for THE HOBBIT and, particularly, THE LORD OF THE RINGS is documented.

It contains fabulous tales of heroes and monsters, and the history of the Elves and of the Silmarils – the magical jewels produced by one of the greatest of the Elves, which were stolen by Morgoth, the first Dark Lord; it tells of the creation of Middle-earth, and the coming of Men into the world; it chronicles the early battles between good and evil, forces of light and dark, which foreshadow the great conflict with Sauron in THE LORD OF THE RINGS. It also includes a version of the tale of the Children of Húrin, and Túrin’s titanic confrontation with the mighty dragon, Glaurung, the agent of Morgoth.

These tales of Middle-earth were published posthumously in 1977, and when the book was recently reset, acclaimed Tolkien artist Ted Nasmith was commissioned to produce a total of almost 50 breathtaking paintings to accompany these spectacular stories.

It is from these that the new Tolkien Calendar has been complied, and it promises to be one of the most beautiful collections ever published..

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Tolkien Calendario 2009
Language: Spanish
Publisher: Ediciones Minotauro
ISBN 788-445-0771  

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Official Tolkien calendars
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Illustrators of official Tolkien calendars
Pauline Baynes (1973, 1974) · Cor Blok (2011, 2012) · Jemima Catlin (2014) · Inger Edelfeldt (1985) · Mary Fairburn (2015) · Roger Garland (1984, 1987, 1988, 1989) · Michael Hague (1986) · The Brothers Hildebrandt (1976 US, 1977 US, 1978 US) · John Howe (1987, 1988, 1991, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2013) · Tove Jansson (2016) · Michael Kaluta (1994) · Tim Kirk (1975) · Alan Lee (1987, 1993, 1999, 2007, 2008, 2013, 2018) · Ted Nasmith (1987, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2010) · Darrell Sweet (1982) · J.R.R. Tolkien (1973, 1974, 1976 UK, 1977 UK, 1978 UK, 1979, 2005, 2006, 2017)