This book draws on the texts of Silmarillion, The Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings. This atlas is the most complete and authoritative guide to Tolkien's world. The book includes dozens of two-color maps drawn by a professional cartographer in collaboration with a Tolkien scholar. The following regarding the maps is taken from the book's dust jacket inside flap: "Covering all aspects of the topography, trails, highways, territories, and cities from the Towers of Minas Tirith to the mines of Moria". The maps are an excellent and accurate visual aid to the text they accompany.
The book describes "sites and troop dispositions for all of the principal battles, extensive plans for forts, castles and cave-works", and much, much more. The book's contents are: The First Age; The Second Age; The Third Age; Regional Maps; The Hobbit; The Lord of the Rings; and Thematic Maps. This is an indispensable reference for all lovers of Middle Earth! CONDITION: All pages of the text and maps are in Mint Condition.Covers are also in Mint Condition. Dust Jacket is in Very Good Condition, except for a couple of small edge tears at the top edge that have been repaired with archival tape. The item "THE ATLAS OF MIDDLE EARTH (TOLKIEN'S WORLD) 1981 1st EDITION DUST JACKET" is in sale since Sunday, November 1, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "propicker" and is located in Santa Clarita, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.