Jonesy Moriarty

Jonesy Moriarty

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"Since 2003, the Tolkien Society has celebrated Tolkien Reading Day on March 25. Why today, which is neither Tolkien’s birthday, nor Bilbo and Frodo’s? The answer will be obvious to regular observers of the holiday: March 25 marks the downfall of Sauron."  I think I'll go finish reading The Hobbit now.

Since the Tolkien Society has celebrated Tolkien Reading Day on March Why today, which is neither Tolkien’s birthday, nor Bilbo’s, nor Frodo’s? The answer will be obvious to regular observers of the holiday: March 25 marks the downfall of Sauron.

Illustrated by Eric Fraser, one of the foremost British illustrators of the 20th century, his images – a total of 7 full-page images and 57 head-pieces – are based on original designs by Queen Margrethe II of Denmark. Tolkien had seen her sketches and was so impressed that his executors gave special permission for Fraser to interpret them for these Folio editions.

All of Folio's Tolkien editions feature matching gold-blocked paper bindings and illustrations by Francis Mosley. Here, The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

whoa!!! a Map of Middle Earth by Pauline Baines! (most famous for her illustrations for the original printings of the Narnia books)

a Map of Middle Earth by Pauline Baines! (most famous for her illustrations for the original printings of the Narnia books) ////////// I was going to say it looks a lot like Narnia's map.>>>bit like a Redwall map too.