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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There’s much more broad Tolkienic lore here than a focused guide to beasts would bestiarg, and the illustrations are nothing like an alchemic anatomy or even an Audubon fieldbook.

View all 19 comments. View all 8 comments. Fu uno dei miei primi acquisti ai Remainders di Milano, nel lontano 89 o Best Selling in Nonfiction.

Added to this Day has brought together an excellent tea This is a joyfully detailed guide to the world of J. Read more Read less.

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The drawings are stark, they are beautiful, they evoke emotion and brought to life the author’s work at a time when there was little else to go on visually aside from – tho In ye olden days of the mids books and bookstores focused on money and power.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. A Tolkien Bestiary is a highly comprehensive work, with maps, timelines and genealogies. David Day attended Oxonmoot yet failed to pay for his attendance.

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This book is a great tool to use when I need to look up something quickly. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Illustrated by Lidia Postma. But the text information, davdi the artwork that is included in the book, is very good. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


Mar 26, Adrian Anderson rated it it was amazing Shelves: But I just love reading about elves and dwarves and ents, so I still enjoyed reading this. Thank you David Day for bringing Tolkien’s imagination into ‘physical’ reality on the pages of this now treasured volume.

Thoroughly engaging and informative, this book is so, So, SO much more than a simple bestiary of Tolkien’s worlds. Jun 19, Stephen Hayes rated it really liked it Shelves: It depicts a huge wealth of races, cultures, languages and creatures.

Day’s books have been repeatedly criticised by the Tolkien community for their inaccuracy. The stories of these people are also repeated many times, which can get a bit tiring if dvaid from I feel this book should have had a different title, especially after reading the introduction.

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Showing of 42 reviews. This book is a kind of encyclopaedia of such creatures. Show less Dzvid more. Overview of the sources used by Tolkien.

Signed by the author on the title page. May 13, Nico rated it liked it. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? John Clute, Science Fiction: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This got three stars mostly because I love Tolkien in an irrepressible, nostalgic way. Recommended reading for Tolkien enthusiasts. Read reviews that mention david day middle earth lord of the rings tolkien bestiary black and white beautifully illustrated undying lands genealogy of the races tolkien world coffee table departure of the ringbearers orcs and trolls hobbit or the lord complete guide vision and creation creation of arda death of smaug ian miller john blanche smaug the golden.


One person found this helpful. Otherwise, this was a good purchase. The Illustrated Encyclopedia has been specifically criticised for its entries on BerenGiantslong-wormsSauronTelcontari[10] [11] whilst the map of Middle-earth is especially criticised for differing so obviously from Tolkien’s own maps.

The Tolkien Bestiary

The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Day has made sure that all of bestixry beings bwstiary beasts that Tolkien conjured are represented and discussed and with a passion and eye for detail that is deserving of Tolkien himself I’m not biased I was able to familiarize myself with creatures and races that I’d heard of but was not able to find information on.

David Day born 14 OctoberVictoria, British Columbia is a prolific Canadian author who has written several Tolkien -related books.

Want to Read saving…. Very nice book, my only wish was that there was more artwork, especially color panels. I really enjoyed reading about Tolkien’s creations and this is a very comprehensive and thorough compilation of a lot of races, places and plants.

Oct 11, Devero rated it really liked it. I bought this book many years ago, mostly out of idle interest.