The Atlas of Tolkien’s Middle-earth is an essential guide to the geography of Middle-earth, from its founding in the Elder Days as recounted in The Silmar. Karen Wynn Fonstad’s THE ATLAS OF MIDDLE-EARTH is an essential volume that will enchant all Tolkien fans. Here is the definitive guide to. The Atlas of Middle-earth by Karen Wynn Fonstad is an atlas of various lands in Arda. It includes specific maps for The Silmarillion, The Lord of.

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Tolkien ‘s fictional realm of Middle-earth. The Atlas includes many detailed maps of the lands described in those books.

The Atlas of Middle-Earth

A revised and updated second edition was published inafter publication of eight volumes of The History of Middle-earthedited by Christopher Tolkien after his father’s death. A reissue edition was published in The maps are treated as if they are of real landscapes, drawn according to the rules of a real atlas. altas


For each area the history of the land is taken into account, as well as geography on a larger scale and from there maps are drawn. Discussion includes suggestions as to the geology wtnn could explain various formations, and points that are contradictory between multiple accounts.

City maps and floor plans for important buildings are also included. Karen Wynn Fonstad fohstad earned a master’s degree in Geography, specializing in cartographyfrom the University of Oklahomaand worked as Director of Cartographic Services at the University of Wisconsin—Oshkosh before “retirement” to raising children and writing atlases of fictional worlds.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Atlas of Middle-earth Dust wrapper, first edition. Del Rey Books, Author of the Century J.

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