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9781645170099

An encyclopedia of Tolkien : the history and mythology that inspired Tolkien's world

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"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 BISAC SUBJECTS FICTION / Fantasy/Action & Adventure FICTION / Sagas REFERENCE / Dictionaries"--

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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 813 DAY (Text)
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