Tolkien: The Illustrated Encyclopedia

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Tolkien: The Illustrated Encyclopedia
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AuthorDavid Day
PublisherMitchell Beazley
ReleasedApril 13, 2000 (Most current)

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The first encyclopedic illustrated guide to the world of Middle Earth [sic] and the Undying Lands, this book brings together every important aspect of Tolkien's vast cosmology. More than five hundred alphabetical entries cover five major subject areas: history, geography, sociology, natural history and biography.

The maps, genealogies and time-charts, together with the illustrations of characters, places and events, reveal to the reader the full dramatic sweep and splendor of Tolkien's world.