Hardback, dust jacket with a little wear at corners, within clear plastic wrapper. Linen covered book in excellent cl;ean condition.
Presents illustrated definitions in alphabetical order of all the imaginary beasts, monsters, races, nations, duties, fauna, and flora of the worlds of middle-earth and the Undying Lands. Also includes a map and a chronology of all the ages.
"Eleven highly talented fantasy artists were brought together to illustrate" this book: Ian Miller, Michael Foreman, Allan Curless, Lidia Postma, John Blanche, Pauline Martin, Sue Porter, Linda Garland, Jaroslav Bradac, Victor Ambrus, and John Davis.