2005 Tolkien Wall Calendar
  • 2005 Tolkien Wall Calendar
  • 2005 Tolkien Wall Calendar

2005 Tolkien Wall Calendar

by J. R. R. Tolkien
     
 

The Tolkien Calendar 2005 features 13 paintings and illustrations by J.R.R. Tolkien himself, some of these not appearing in print for many years. The paintings are based on Tolkien's classic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, and provide a fascinating insight into how Tolkien himself imagined the world of Middle-earth would look. The images are

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Overview

The Tolkien Calendar 2005 features 13 paintings and illustrations by J.R.R. Tolkien himself, some of these not appearing in print for many years. The paintings are based on Tolkien's classic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, and provide a fascinating insight into how Tolkien himself imagined the world of Middle-earth would look. The images are accompanied by text which explains how they relate to the story and offers information on their content and history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060722982
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
08/17/2004
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
11.86(w) x 11.94(h) x 0.18(d)

Meet the Author

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) was a major scholar of the English language, specializing in Old and Middle English. Twice Professor of Anglo-Saxon (Old English) at the University of Oxford, he also wrote a number of stories, including most famously The Hobbit (1937) and The Lord of the Rings (1954-1955), which are set in a pre-historic era in an invented version of the world which he called by the Middle English name of Middle-earth.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
January 3, 1892
Date of Death:
September 2, 1973
Place of Birth:
Bloemfontein, Orange Free State (South Africa)
Place of Death:
Oxford, England
Education:
B.A., Exeter College, Oxford University, 1915; M.A., 1919

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