Results 1 – 17 of 17 A TOLKEIN BESTIARY by DAY, David and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A Tolkien Bestiary (Paperback; ISBN): The mythology of J.R.R. Lands is re-explored in a stunning bestiary by Canadian writer David Day. 4 days ago Primarily known for his reference books, starting with A Tolkien Bestiary in , Day’s books have been published in over different.

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Tolkien, Charles Williams, Owen Barfield and their friends. All the Tolkien you want! Very nice book, my only wish was that there was more artwork, especially color panels.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Of David Day’s three Tolkenian guides, this one is probably the least – that is to say, you probably want to buy it with at least one of the others I would recommend all three, because they are very pretty and imminently handy for cross-reference. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. It was purchased as a gift.

Here is the comprehensive reference guide for the millions of fans of the Hobbit dsvid the Lord Of The Rings trilogy. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Illustrated by Sue Fullam.

Although there are movies to give visuals, and tons of books about Tolkien’s beloved fantasy world, the Tolkien Bestiary stands out to me. Otherwise, this was a good purchase.


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It breaks things down and explains them in great detail to better help in understanding Tolkien’s thought processes, character development and ravid structures of his work. This is a joyfully detailed guide to the world of J. David Day did a fantastic job with the in depth summarizing of the entries.

I think every home should have one. Tolkien created an entire fantasy world-complete with its own history, languages, geography, and literature.

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I’ve read nearly all of Tolkien’s works repeatedly, and am very much a Tolkien enthusiast and “Lord of the Rings geek” and I think this book is wonderful! The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. The writing style was your typical, This got three stars mostly because I love Tolkien in an irrepressible, nostalgic way.

Skip to main content. Show More Show Less. Being a Tolkien enthusiast, I have done a great deal of searching throughout Tolkien’s books, letters, and notations made by Christopher Tolkien. But the illustrations, created by various artists from across the fantasy art spectrum, is what drew me in. And reading about the beginning of it all has made me decide that this year will be the year I read the Simarillion!

I bought this book many years ago, mostly out of idle interest. This used copy is Perfect it jest look old and faded nicely and intact well thank you for letting me gt this at a great price the cover is paper and not shinny, and it faded to a nice beige color very antique and nice looking!!

Never gets tedious and the one should read it every month or so. This book is only published in Britian. That said, it’s incredibly handy for looking up the name of that one character that may also be the same as that other character because everyone has at least six names and you can’t remember exactly which one they were using at the time of this particular world-shaping catastrophe.


It also contains details about Tolkien’s friends and colleagues, the writers and thinkers who influenced his work, summaries of his beliefs and how they are revealed in his writing, and a handy list of Tolkien’s works.

Much was the same with me, when this was pulled from a cramped shelf of Choral binders.

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Cover by Rodney Matthews. Tolkien from the people and races to the animals and plants that play integral roles in the Besfiary Earth stories that Tolkien unleashed upon the world, and not just LOTR either.

And, surprisingly, he even goes into extreme detail and talks about plants. Best Selling in Nonfiction. While this was billed as a “used” copy, the only issue I really have is that the included dust jacket was ACTUALLY in two separate pieces and placed inside the hardcover.