Visit Rivendell's map room without leaving your Hobbit hole! This sumptuous set features four 28.25" x 28.75" full-color reproductions of Middle-earth, The Hobbit map, Beleriand, and the lost realm of N<\#250>menor---illustrated by John Howe. Includes Brian Sibley's fascinating 64-page hardcover book that explores Tolkien's imaginative geography and its importance within the epic. Bag End-design slipcase, from Houghton Mifflin.
Best-selling Tolkien expert Brian Sibley (The Lord of the Rings: The Making of the Movie Trilogy and The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide) presents a slipcased collection of four full-color, large-format maps of Tolkien's imaginary realm illustrated by John Howe, a conceptual designer for the blockbuster films directed by Peter Jackson. The set includes a hardcover book describing in detail the importance and evolution of geography within Tolkien's epic fiction and four color maps presented with minimal folds, including two (Beleriand and Númenor) never before published in this country.
J.R.R. TOLKIEN (1892-1973) is the creator of Middle-earth and author of such classic and extraordinary works of fiction as The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. His books have been translated into more than fifty languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.
Brian Sibley is the author of The Map of Tolkien's Middle-earth, Chicken Run: Hatching the Movie, and The Land of Narnia: Exploring the World of C.S. Lewis. He lives in England.
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