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Title:
The essential J.R.R. Tolkien sourcebook : a fan's guide to Middle-earth and beyond
Author:
Beahm, George W.
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Publication Information:
Franklin Lakes, NJ : New Page Books, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
258 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781564147028
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Provides information on books, audio and video adaptations, collectibles, Websites, art, and other products related to the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.


Table of Contents

Stephen Spignesi
Foreword: The Day of His Death Was a Dark, Cold Dayp. 13
Introductionp. 17
Chapter 1 Books by Tolkienp. 21
The Hobbit, or There and Back Againp. 21
The Lord of the Ringsp. 24
The Silmarillionp. 31
The History of Middle-earthp. 34
Other books by J.R.R. Tolkienp. 35
Chapter 2 Books About Tolkienp. 41
Chapter 3 Visual Adaptations of The Lord of the Rings: The Film and Related Book Tie-In Productsp. 59
DVDsp. 59
Booksp. 66
The Official Lord of the Rings Fan Clubp. 70
Chapter 4 Sound Advice: Audio Adaptationsp. 71
Audio Adaptationsp. 73
Musical Adaptationsp. 75
Chapter 5 Printed Productsp. 81
Stationery Goodsp. 81
Postersp. 84
Lithographs and Photographsp. 87
Art Prints, Giclee Prints, and Original Artp. 87
Calendarsp. 90
Chapter 6 The One Ring Replicasp. 93
Chapter 7 Licensed Movie-Related Collectiblesp. 99
Decorative Itemsp. 99
Clothing and Apparelp. 100
Jewelryp. 101
Standupsp. 102
Action Figures and Dollsp. 103
Board Games and Puzzlesp. 106
Computer Softwarep. 106
Sideshow/Wetap. 107
Swords by United Cutleryp. 120
Stampsp. 125
Coinsp. 126
Miscellaneous Collectiblesp. 127
Chapter 8 Gaming and Miniaturesp. 131
Chapter 9 The Noble Collectionp. 145
Chapter 10 Smaug's Stash: Tolkien Treasuresp. 151
Chapter 11 Visions of Middle-earth: Tolkien Artp. 167
Tolkien Artists: A Selective Overviewp. 168
Interviews and Art by Select J.R.R. Tolkien Artistsp. 175
Tim Kirk's Worksp. 175
Colleen Doran: Drawn to Pleasep. 180
Steve Hickman: The Art of Imaginationp. 184
Donato Giancola's Classical Artp. 188
Michael Whelan: The Masterp. 194
Michael Kaluta: Flights of the Fantasticp. 199
Chapter 12 The Literary Landscape of Tolkien's Worldp. 203
Chapter 13 Tolkien Websites: The Road Goes Ever Onp. 213
Chapter 14 The Essential J.R.R. Tolkien: My Personal Picksp. 225
Final Word: The Importance of Storyp. 231
Appendix A Glass Onion Graphicsp. 235
Appendix B The Lord of the Rings Motion Picture Trilogy: The Exhibitionp. 237
Appendix C Tall Towers, Brave Kings, Wise Wizards, and Precious Rings: A Celebration of Fantasy Artp. 239
Appendix D Flights of Imaginationp. 241
Appendix E Ted Nasmith, His Tolkien Art, and the Chalk Farm Galleryp. 243
Appendix F Tolkien, Licensing, and Copyrights...and Wrongsp. 247
About the Author and Illustratorp. 257

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