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The world of Tolkien mythological sources of The lord of the rings by David Day

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Published by Gramercy Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Tolkien, J. R. R. 1892-1973. -- Sources.,
  • Tolkien, J. R. R. 1892-1973 -- Knowledge -- Mythology.,
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place),
  • Mythology in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 180) and index.

StatementDavid Day.
LC ClassificationsPR6039.O32 L6333 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination184 p. :
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3319252M
ISBN 100517223171
LC Control Number2004270366

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