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Invented Worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien. 2004The Invented Worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien
Edited by Annemarie Sawkins
1st Edition 2004
Marquette University
ISBN: None
Exhibition catalogue
Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien
Hammond Page Ref.: None

A catalogue produced to accompany an exhibition of drawings and original manuscripts from the Marquette University Collection. It includes:

Illustration - The first draft version of the first page of The Book of Mazarbul.

Manuscript page - includes the first draft version of Thror's Map.

Illustration - Isengard & Orthanc.

Manuscript page - includes the earliest sketch of the inscription and signs on the Doors of Durin.

Manuscript page - The Ring Verse in Tolkien's characteristic handwriting, and also in tengwar.

Illustration - A page from Mr. Bliss - So he turned sharp to the right at the next turning, and ran straight into Mr.Day.

Manuscript page - includes a plan of Minas Tirith, and a topographical plan of the city and the surrounding mountains.

Illustration - A code letter from Tolkien to Father Francis Morgan.

Illustration - Cave paintings from The Father Christmas Letters.

Manuscript page - A synoptic time scheme used while writing The Lord of the Rings. It summarises the movements of characters between the 13th and 17th of March.

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