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Realms of Tolkien

Images of Middle-Earth
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Following the success of Tolkien's World, this new collection of shining illustrations inspired by the work of J.R.R. Tolkien is as beautiful and unique as its predecessor.

This breathtaking four-color volume is designed in a deluxe, oversized format, and includes paintings from a diverse group of international artists. Each picture is accompanied by text from the relevant passage in Tolkien's fiction as well as a personal statement by the artist about the inspiration and influence J.R.R. Tolkien has had on their work.

Includes works by an electric group of artists, both famous and up-and-coming:

  • Alan Lee, renowned for his atmospheric interpretations of folklore and legend, as well as his stunning illustrations for The Lord of the Rings

  • John Howe, creator of many Tolkien book covers and acclaimed for his powerful representations of the landscapes and peoples of Middle-earth

  • Ted Nasmith, known for his classically accurate and dramatic pictures

  • Inger Edelfeldt, illustrator of many beautiful and unusual Tolkien calendars, book covers and posters.

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Hardback Editions

October 1996 : USA Hardback

Title: Realms of Tolkien: Images of Middle-earth
Author(s): Ted Nasmith, Inger Edelfeldt, J R R Tolkien
ISBN: 0-06-105532-8 / 978-0-06-105532-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Voyager
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