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The Road Goes Ever On and On: The Map of Tolkien's Middle-earth


  • The Road Goes Ever On And On: The Map of Tolkien's Middle-Earth
  • by Brian Sibley
  • Clothbound hardcover
  • HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • 64 pages
  • 28 May 2009
  • ISBN-10: 0007312695
  • ISBN-13: 978-0007312696

Brian Sibley presents an overview of the writing of The Lord of the Rings and the process that JRR Tolkien and his son Christopher went through creating the original maps. The set also includes a removable full-color illustrated map by John Howe.

The second edition (due out May 2009) contains completely new sketches in the booklet by John Howe. He reports "I did new black-and-white illustrations for the booklet, since I couldn't locate the ones I'd done for the first edition (they were pretty bad; had I located them, I might well have chucked them out and done new drawings anyway)."

Last modified: 04/16/09 by Urulókë
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