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Old 05-30-2019, 02:01 PM   #14
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The Art of The Lord of the Rings

The Art of The Lord of the Rings:
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 1; p. 6; The Ring Verse; Of the Rings of Power – “secretly Sauron made One Ring to rule all the others, and their power was bound up with it, to be subject wholly to it and to last only so long as it too should last”
Yes: Art of LotR; Frontispiece; p. 16; Cutout of fig. 170, p. 214 Dust-jacket design for The Fellowship of the Ring; The End of the Third Age - “Now all these things were achieved for the most part by the counsel and vigilance of Mithrandir, and in the last few days he was revealed as a lord of great reverence, and clad in white he rode into battle; but not until the time came for him to depart was it known that he had long guarded the Red Ring of Fire.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 2; p. 18; The Hill: Hobbiton-across-the Water; see Art of the Hobbit; fig. 11; p. 33
No: Art of LotR; fig. 3; p. 21; Ring inscription within first manuscript; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 4; p. 21; Ring inscription within typoscript; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 5; p. 22; Ring inscription within later typoscript of Book II, Chapter 2; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 6; p. 22; Ring inscription within later typoscript with overlaid correction; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 7; p. 23; Drafts of the Ring inscription; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 8; p. 24; Ring inscription, first art for the printer; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 9; p. 24; Ring inscription, revised art for the printer; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 10; p. 25; Ring inscription as publiched; used in LotR
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 11; p. 26; Earliest map of the Shire; The Ring set Out - “Frodo and his hobbit-servant Sam and two younger kinsmen went off alone into the wild - in the nick of time, just as the Black Riders of Mordor (the Nine Ring-slaves in disguise) reached the Shire.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 12; p. 30; Map of part of the Shire; a bit to sketchy to be usefull
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 13; p. 31; Map of the Westmarch; The End the Third Age - “In the following year the Westmarch, from the Far Downs to the Tower Hills (Emyn Beraid), was added to the Shire by the gift of the King.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 14; p. 32; Map of the Shire; a bit to sketchy to be usefull
No: Art of LotR; fig. 15; p. 33; Map of the Shire; a bit to sketchy to be usefull
No: Art of LotR; fig. 16; p. 34; The Barrow-downs (detail from fig. 15); a bit to sketchy to be usefull
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 17; p. 35; Map of the Shire; Of the Ordering of the Shire - “Forty leagues the land of the Hobbits stretched from the Far Downs to the Brandywine Bridge, and fifty from the northern moors to the marshes in the south. The Hobbits named it the Shire”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 18; p. 36; Map of the Shire; The Quest of Erebor – “He did not know all that went on: the care, for instance, that Gandalf took so that the coming of a large party of Dwarves to Bywater, off the main road and their usual beat, should not come to his ears too soon.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 19; p. 37; A Part of the Shire, as drwn by Christoper Tolkien for the first edition; used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 20; p. 39; Map of the Brandywine and Withywindle; a bit to sketchy to be usefull
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 21; p. 41; Buckland Ferry; The Ring Set Out - “Frodo crossed by ferry just before Khamûl arrived.”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 22; p. 41; Brandy Hall; Concerning Hobbits - “Sometimes, as in the case of the Tooks of Great Smials, or the Brandybucks of Brandy Hall, many generations of relatives lived in (comparative) peace together in one ancestral and many-tunnelled mansion.”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 23; p. 42; Old Man Willow; The Ring Set Out - “By good fortune they did not discover the Hay-gate or become aware that the Ring had departed.[Footnote to the text: Hay-gate is the gate through the High Hay into the Old Forest.]”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 24; p. 45; Earliest sketch of Bree; better use later version
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 25; p. 45; Plan of Bree; The Ring Set Out – “On the thirtieth of September knowing then that the Ring had escaped East they left the Greenway and took the East Road; soon after midnight they rode through Bree like a storm, casting down the gates.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 26; p. 46; Gandalf’s letter to Frodo, earliest typescript; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 27; p. 46; Gandalf’s letter to Frodo, later typescript; later Version used in LotR
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 28; p. 49; The East Road, east of Bree; The Ring Set Out - “Over all the 400 miles to Elrond the hobbits were pursued by the terror”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 29; p. 49; The East Road, east of Bree; better use fig. 28 as it has more info on it
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 30; p. 50; Maps of roads and rivers between Weathertop and the Ford of Bruinen; The Ring Set Out - “The Nazgûl searched in vain for the Bearer while Aragorn led Frodo in the pathless lands south of the Road.”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 31; p. 53; Map of the East Road and river crossing near Rivendell; The Ring Set Out - “On October the fourth, Gandalf repulsed the Nazgûl and escaped northwards at Sun-rise, and followed the Hoarwell up towards the mountains.”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 32; p. 54; Map of the route taken by the Black Riders; - “The other two went through the central Shire, until they reached the East Road, probably near the Three-Farthing Stone. (These were probably Khamûl and one of his companions, from Dol Guldur; and Khamûl was the most ready of all (save the Witch-King) to perceive the presence of the Ring, but also the one whose power was most confused and diminished by sunlight). Drawn by the Ring Khamûl went to Hobbiton which he reached at evening on Friday September the twenty-third.”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 33; p. 56; Rivendell (detail from fig. 142); The North Kingdom and the Dúnedain - “Arahael his son was fostered in Rivendell, and so were all the sons of the chieftains after him; and there also were kept the heirlooms of their house: the ring of Barahir, the shards of Narsil, the star of Elendil, and the sceptre of Annúminas.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 34; p. 57; Rivendell; see Art of the Hobbit; fig. 23; p. 47
No: Art of LotR; fig. 35; p. 58; Map of the Misty Mountains and lands to the south and east; unusable due to many later changes in concept
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 36; p. 60; Countur Map of the Misty Mountains around Mirromere; The Sindarin Princes of the Silvan Elves - “It may be that Galadriel chose it because she knew of the Dwarves of Khazad-dûm (Moria).”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 37; p. 61; The Misty Mountains near Mirrormere; Of Aulë and the Dwarves - “of whom Dúrin was the most renowned in after ages, father of that kindred most friendly to the Elves, whose mansions were at Khazad-dûm.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 38; p. 63; Moria West Gate; better use later Version
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 39; p. 64; Moria Gate; The Shadow Grows - “they were led by Gandalf through the hidden gate and entered into the vast Mines of Moria, seeking a way underneath the mountains.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 40; p. 66; Inscription on the West Gate, first manuscript; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 41; p. 67; Doors of Durin, later manuscript; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 42; p. 67; Doors of Durin, later manuscript; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 43; p. 67; Doors of Durin, revised drawing; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 44; p. 67; Doors of Durin, art for the printer; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 45; p. 69; Trials for Doors of Durin decorations; Inscription on Balin’s tomb, final art, first version; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 46; p. 70; Doors of Durin, final art for the printing; used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 47; p. 71; Upper inscription for the Doors of Durin; used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 48; p. 72; Inscription on Balin’s tomb, first manuscript; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 49; p. 73; Inscription on Balin’s tomb, later manuscript; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 50; p. 74; Inscription on Balin’s tomb, earlier typescript; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 51; p. 75; Inscription on Balin’s tomb, later typescript; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 52; p. 76; Inscription on Balin’s tomb, final art second version; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 53; p. 76; Inscription on Balin’s tomb, final art third version; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 54; p. 76; Inscription on Balin’s tomb, final art for printing; used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 55; p. 78; Page of Balin’s Book (the’ Book of Mazarbul’, first page, first version); later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 56; p. 79; One Page of the Book of Moria (the’ Book of Mazarbul’, first page, second version); later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 57; p. 80; A Page of the Book of Mazarbul, first page, third version); later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 58; p. 82; The Book of Mazarbul, first page, fourth version; later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 59; p. 83; Another Page of The Book of Mazarbul (second page, first version); later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 60; p. 84; Last Page of The Book of Mazarbul (third page, first version); later Version used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 61; p. 85; The Book of Mazarbul, first page, final art; used in LotR 50th Anniversery Edition
No: Art of LotR; fig. 62; p. 86; The Book of Mazarbul, second page, final art; used in LotR 50th Anniversery Edition
No: Art of LotR; fig. 63; p. 87; The Book of Mazarbul, third page, final art; used in LotR 50th Anniversery Edition
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 64; p. 88; The Forest of Lothlorien in Spring; Concerning Galadriel and Celeborn - “Galadriel, assisted in this by her friendship with the Dwarves of Moria, had come into contact with the Nandorin realm of Lórinand on the other side of the Misty Mountains.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 65; p. 90; Sketch of Caras Galadhon; to sketchy to be used.
Maybe: Art of LotR; fig. 66; p. 91; Rune on Sam’s box; I don’t see how we could use that.
No: Art of LotR; fig. 67; p. 92; Amon Lhaw, Tol Brandir, and Amon Hen; to sketchy to be used.
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 68; p. 93; Raurs Falls & Tindrock; The Shadow Grows - “death of Boromir, and his funeral in a boat committed to the Falls of Rauros”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 69; p. 94; Map of the river Anduin; Of the Rings of Power - “The Silvan Elves were RP-SL-45.5{Middle Elves according to the Númenórean classification, though unknown to the Atani until later days: for they were} like the Sindar Teleri, but were laggards in the hindmost companies who had never crossed the Misty Mountains and established small realms on either side of the Vales of Anduin.”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 70; p. 96; The ‘First Map’ of Middel-earth; a redrawing is to be used as foldout endpaper to volume II
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 71; p. 97; Additions to the ‘First Map’; see Art of LotR; fig. 70; p. 95;
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 72; p. 98; Parth Galen, Tol Brandir, and Amon Lhaw; The Treason of Isengard - “Among the deeds of all the company after the breaking of the Fellowship of the Ring were the repentance and death of Boromir, and his funeral in a boat committed to the Falls of Rauros”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 73; p. 99; Thrihyne; better use later Version see Art of LotR; fig. 74; p. 101
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 74; p. 101; see Pictures; no. 26 for a clean and greater reproduction; Helm’s Deep & the Hornburg; The House of Eorl - “Helm was driven back with great loss from the Crossings of Isen and took refuge in the Hornburg and the ravine behind (which was after known as Helm's Deep).”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 75; p. 102; Thrihyrne and the Hornburg; to sketchy to be used
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 76; p. 103; Helm’s Deep and surrounding lands; The House of Eorl - “The Gap was watched by the fortresses of Aglarond (the Hornburg) and Angrenost (Isengard), and the Fords of Isen, the only easy entrance to Gondor, were ever guarded against any incursion from the ‘Wild Lands.’”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 77; p. 106; Orthanc (1); a cutout of the tower could be used as representing the main tower of the tower hills => Concerning Hobbits - “Elf-towers of immemorial age were still to be seen on the Tower Hills beyond the western marches. They shone far off in the moonlight. The tallest was furthest away, standing alone upon a green mound”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 78; p. 107; Orthanc (2), 3, (4); unusable since the tower was later changed
No: Art of LotR; fig. 79; p. 109; Isengard [and] Nan Curunir; unusable since the tower was later changed
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 80; p. 110; Orthanc; see Pictures; no. 27 for a biger represetation; - “They meddled little with the ‘Lord of Isengard’ and his secret folk, whom they believed to be dealers in dark magic. And to Isengard the emissaries from Minas Tirith came ever more seldom, until they ceased; it seemed that amidst their cares the Stewards had forgotten the Tower, though they held the keys.”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 81; p. 112; Orthanc’s Roof; the four fold fangs => The Hunt for the Ring - “Then Saruman hastened to the summit of Orthanc – and found Gandalf gone. Away south against the setting moon he saw a great Eagle flying towards Edoras.”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 82; p. 113; Isengard & Orthanc (Orthanc (5)); Dúrin’s Folk - “Soon after he took up his abode in Isengard. For this, Beren, Steward of Gondor, gave him leave, for Gondor still claimed Isengard as a fortress of its realm, and not part of Rohan. Beren also gave into Saruman's keeping the keys of Orthanc.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 83; p. 115; The pass of Kirth Ungol (detail from fig. 70); usefull only for the redrawing of fig. 70
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 84; p. 116; Minas Morgul gate; The Stewards - “he rode with a small escort of knights to the gate of Minas Morgul.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 85; p. 116; Diagrammatic sketch of the Sentinels; unusable due to its diagrammatic style
No: Art of LotR; fig. 86; p. 118; Early idea for Kirith Ungol; unusable since the concept was later changed
No: Art of LotR; fig. 87; p. 118; Early idea for Kirith Ungol; unusable since the concept was later changed
No: Art of LotR; fig. 88; p. 119; Early idea for Kirith Ungol; unusable since the concept was later changed
No: Art of LotR; fig. 89; p. 120; Early idea for Kirith Ungol; unusable since the concept was later changed
No: Art of LotR; fig. 90; p. 122; Sketch of Morgul Vale; unusable due to it sketchy charachter
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 91; p. 123; Minas Murghul and the Cross-roads; The End of tht Thrid Age - “Until much had been done by the restored King, the Prince of Ithilien was the resident march-warden of Gondor, in its main eastward outpost – and also had many duties in rehabilitating the lost territory, and clearing it of outlaws and orc-remnants, not to speak of the dreadful vale of Minas Ithil (Morgul).”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 92; p. 124; Sketch of the cleft in the mountains; unusable due to it sketchy charachter
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 93; p. 125; Shelob’s Lair; see Pictures; no. 28 for a bigger representation; The War of the Ring - “There Gollum fell back into evil, and attempted to betray them to the monstrous guardian of the pass, Shelob. He was frustrated by the heroism of Samwise, who beat off the attack, and wounded Shelob.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 94; p. 126; Plan of Shelob’s Lair; this is an earlier version
No: Art of LotR; fig. 95; p. 129; Kirith Ungol from second stair, first version; use rather later version
No: Art of LotR; fig. 96; p. 129; Kirith Ungol from second stair, second version; fig. 93 is the better picture
Maybe: Art of LotR; fig. 97; p. 130; Simplified plan of Shelob’s lair; I don’t think this is worth being given in our text
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 98; p. 130; The Cleft of Kirith Ungol, first version; The War of the Ring - “Then came the choices of Samwise. Frodo, stung by Shelob, lay dead, as it seemed: the quest would end in disaster, or Samwise would need to abandon his master.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 99; p. 132; The Cleft of Kirith Ungol, second version; better use fig. 98
No: Art of LotR; fig. 100; p. 133; Top of the Tower of Kirith Ungol; very sketchy
No: Art of LotR; fig. 101; p. 133; Skecth of Kirith Ungol; unusable due to it sketchy charachter
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 102; p. 134; Frodo and Sam’s journey (detail from fig. 161); The War of the Ring - placed before “He rescued his master, and he guided and aided him through the horrors and deadly perils of Mordor, until at the very edge of death (by hunger, thirst and fear and the growing burden of the Ring), they reached the Mountain of Doom and the high chamber of the Fire”, combined with fig. 144
No: Art of LotR; fig. 103; p. 135; Track of Frodo and Sam (detail from fig. 104); unusable due to the changed geography of Udûn
No: Art of LotR; fig. 104; p. 136; The ‘Second Map’ of Middle-earth; usefull only for the redrawing of fig. 70
No: Art of LotR; fig. 105; p. 141; Earliest sketch of Minas Tirith; unusable due to later change of the concept of the hill
No: Art of LotR; fig. 106; p. 142; Stanburg/Steinburg; see Pictures; no. 27 for a bigger representation; unusable due to the later change of the concept of the city
No: Art of LotR; fig. 107; p. 143; Sketch of Minas Tirith; unusable due to it sketchy charachter
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 108; p. 144; Minas Tirirth and Mindolluin; cutout of the upper right; The War of the Ring - “In the courts of Minas Anor the White Tree flowered again, for a seedling was found by Mithrandir in the snows of Mindolluin that rose tall and white above the City of Gondor”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 109; p. 147; Mindolluin; unusable due to later change of the concept of the hill
No: Art of LotR; fig. 110; p. 147; Plan of Minas Tirth; unusable due to later change of the concept of the hill
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 111; p. 148; Later plan of Minas Tirith; The Return of the Shadow - “It was Ostoher the seventh king who rebuilt Minas Anor, where afterwards the kings dwelt in summer rather than in Osgiliath.”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 112; p. 148; Later view of Minas Tirith combined with fig. 176 cutout of Minas Trirth; The Stewards - “But Minas Anor, which had become the chief city of the realm since the days of King Telemnar, and the residence of the kings, endured, and it was named anew Minas Tirith, the Tower of Guard; for there the kings caused to be built in the citadel a white tower, very tall and fair, and its eye was upon many lands.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 113; p. 148; Later view of Minas Tirith; better use fig. 112
No: Art of LotR; fig. 114; p. 149; Early sketch of Dunharrow; unusable due to it sketchy charachter
No: Art of LotR; fig. 115; p. 150; Early sketches of Dunharrow; unusable due to it sketchy charachter
No: Art of LotR; fig. 116; p. 1; Early idea of Dunharrow; unusable due to later change of the concept
No: Art of LotR; fig. 117; p. 154; Three sketches of Dunharrow; unusable due to later change of the concept
No: Art of LotR; fig. 118; p. 155; Detail from fig. 117; unusable due to later change of the concept
No: Art of LotR; fig. 119; p. 155; Detail from fig. 117; unusable due to later change of the concept
No: Art of LotR; fig. 120; p. 156; Sketch of Dunharrow; unusable due to later change of the concept
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 121; p. 156; Detail of fig. 120; The Druedain – “In their former homes, according to their own tales, they had used caves in the mountains, but mainly as store-houses only occupied as dwellings and sleeping-places in severe weather. They had similar refuges in Beleriand to which all but the most hardy retreated in times of storm and bitter weather; but these places were guarded and not even their closest friends among the Folk of Haleth were welcomed there.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 122; p. 157; Sketch of Dunharrow; unusable due to later change of the concept
No: Art of LotR; fig. 123; p. 158; Sketch of Dunharrow; unusable due to later change of the concept
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 124; p. 159; Dunharrow; The House of Eorl - “At the feast his son Baldor vowed that he would tread 'the Paths of the Dead' and did not return.”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 125; p. 161; Plan of Harrowdale; The House of Eorl - “Harrowdale and other mountain-valleys were settled.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 126; p. 162; The White Mountains; unusable due to it sketchy charachter
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 127; p. 163; Sketch of Starkhorn; Cirion and Eorl - “in the south its bounds were the Ered Nimrais as far as the end of their northward arm, but all those vales and inlets that opened northwards were to belong to the Éothéod”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 128; p. 164; Three later sketches of Dunharrow; unusable due to it sketchy charachter
No: Art of LotR; fig. 129; p. 165; Entrance of the path of the Death; unusable due to it sketchy charachter
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 130; p. 167; Map of the White Mountians and the Stone of Erech; - “at the Hill of Erech. For upon the top of this hill stood a black stone, round as a great globe, the height of a man, though its half was buried in the ground. Unearthly it looked, as though it had fallen from the sky, as some believed; but those who remembered still the lore of Westernesse told that it had been brought out of the ruin of Númenor and there set by Isildur at his landing. It was set up to mark the the meeting place of Isildur and Anárion with the last king of the dark men of the Mountains, who swore allegiance to the sons of Elendil, vowing to aid them and their kin for ever, ‘even though Death should take us.’”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 131; p. 168; Map of Rohan and Gondor, correction with flap; better use fig. 161
No: Art of LotR; fig. 132; p. 168; Map of Rohan and Gondor, original art (flap raised); better use fig. 161
No: Art of LotR; fig. 133; p. 170; Map of Rohan and Gondor; better use fig. 161
No: Art of LotR; fig. 134; p. 171; Sketch-map of Stonewain Valley; to sketchy to be used
No: Art of LotR; fig. 135; p. 172; Map of Stonewain Valley and Minas Tirith; better use fig. 136
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 136; p. 173; Map of Stonewain Valley and Minas Tirith; The War of the Ring - “They came at last to the half-ruinous City of Minas Tirith, and met its grim lord, the old proud wizard-like Steward, Denethor. He prepared for war and hopeless siege. The last levies from the remaining fiefs marched in. The great darkness came. The Nazgûl rode the air, cowing all hearts. Slowly the assault began and mounted in fire and terror. Denethor committed suicide. The Sorcerer-King, Captain of the Black Riders, overthrew the 'unbreakable' gates of the City. Gandalf alone was left to face him. The siege was raised at the last moment by the coming at last of the Riders of Rohan, led by their ancient king Théoden. He is called Théoden Ednew in the lore of Rohan, for he fell into a decline under the spells of Saruman, but was healed by Gandalf, and in the last year of his life arose and led his men to victory at the Hornburg, and soon after to the Fields of Pelennor, the greatest battle of the Age. The charge of their horsemen saved the field. Then the great battle of the Pelennor Fields was joined.”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 137; p. 174; The White Mountians, Minas Tirith, and Osgiliath; Sauron Defeated - “Minas Ithil, the Tower of the Rising Moon, eastward upon a shoulder of the Mountains of Shadow as a threat to Mordor; and to the westward Minas Anor, the Tower of the Setting Sun, at the feet of Mount Mindolluin, as a shield against the wild men of the dales.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 138; p. 175; Sketch plan of the Pelennor; unusable due to it sketchy charachter
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 139; p. 176; The Tower of Kirith Ungol; The Tradition of Isildur - “The Númenóreans indeed set a guard upon the land of Mordor, but none dared dwell there because of the terror of the memory of Sauron, and because of the Mountain of Fire that stood nigh to Barad-dûr; and the valley of Gorgoroth was filled with ash.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 140; p. 178; Sketch-plan of the roof, third tier of the Tower of Kirith Ungol; unusable due to it sketchy charachter
No: Art of LotR; fig. 141; p. 179; Detail from the ‘Second Map’; usefull only for the redrawing of fig. 70
Maybe: Art of LotR; fig. 142; p. 180; Three aerial views of Mountians:
upper left: The only formation of Mountains that I can find on a Map that looks like this is the Westward thrust of the Ered Lindon north of Forlindon (compare fig. 70, 157 & 159). But in the Maps the rivers are missing. If that is the right identification, the the place for it could be: QS, Cha. 18 - “For Mount Rerir, and about it many lesser heights, stood out from the main range of Ered Lindon westward; and in the angle between Rerir and Ered Lindon there was a lake, shadowed by mountains on all sides save the south. This was Lake Helevorn, deep and dark, and beside it Caranthir had his abode;”;
Yes: Rivendell: see fig. 33;
No: Mordor: It is sad, but I think it is unusable due to the later change of Udûn
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 143; p. 181; Aerial view of part of Mordor; Concerning Galadriel and Celeborn - “Sauron therefore left Eriador alone for a while, and he chose the land of Mordor, as it was afterwards called, for a stronghold as a counter to the threat of the Númenórean landings.”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 144; p. 183; Detail from Map of Rohan, Gondor, and Mordor (fig. 161); The War of the Ring - placed before “He rescued his master, and he guided and aided him through the horrors and deadly perils of Mordor, until at the very edge of death (by hunger, thirst and fear and the growing burden of the Ring), they reached the Mountain of Doom and the high chamber of the Fire”, combined with fig. 102
No: Art of LotR; fig. 145; p. 184; Distances and dates in Mordor; unusable
No: Art of LotR; fig. 146; p. 185; Meeting of the roads in Udûn; unusable due to it sketchy charachter
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 147; p. 187; Barad-dûr; The Fall of Númenor - “he had fortified the land of Mordor and had built there the Tower of Barad-dûr”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 148; p. 188; Sketch of Mount Doom; unusable due to its sketchy charachter
No: Art of LotR; fig. 149; p. 190; Sketch of Mount Doom; unusable due to it sketchy charachter
Yes: In Part: Art of LotR; fig. 150; p. 191; Two sketches of Mount Doom; use later sketch 1 see Pictures no. 30 for a biger but black and white representation; Saron Defeated - “and there was a fiery mountain in that land that the Elves named Orodruin. Indeed for that reason Sauron had set there his dwelling long before, for he used the fire that welled there from the heart of the earth in his sorceries and in his forging; and in the midst of the Land of Mordor he had fashioned the Ruling Ring.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 151; p. 192; Three sketches of the crown of Gondor; better use later sketch
No: Art of LotR; fig. 152; p. 193; Two sketches of the crown of Gondor; better use later sketch
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 153; p. 195; Two later sketches of the crown of Gondor; Gondor and the Heirs of Anárion - “in 1240 Narmacil, wishing to be relieved of cares of state, gave him the new office and title of Carma-cundo 'Helm-guardian', that is in terms of Gondor Crown-lieutenant or Regent.”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 154; p. 196; Sketch-plan of the Citadel of Minas Tirith; The War of the Ring - “for the city of Minas Tirith was encircled by the armies of Mordor and was perishing in flame.”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 155; p. 198; Plan and view of Farmer Cotton’s house; Concerning Hobbits - “The habit of building farmhouses and barns was said to have begun among the inhabitants of the Marish down by the Brandywine.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 156; p. 198; View of Farmer Cotton’s house; rather use fig. 155
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 157; p. 200; Map of the northern part of Middle-earth; I think we should combine this Map with fig. 201, but I am open for suggestions where to put it.
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 158; p. 201; Map of the southern part of Middle-earth; I think we should combine this Map with fig. 200, but I am open for suggestions where to put it.
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 159; p. 202; Map of the northern part of Middle-earth; The Quest of Erebor - “But on a time it chanced that he was passing through Eriador (going to the Shire, which he had not seen for some years) when he fell in with Thorin Oakenshield, and they talked together on the road, and rested for the night at Bree.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 160; p. 204; Map of Middle-earth by Christopher Tolkien, corrected proof; used in LotR
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 159; p. 202; Map of Rohan, Gondor, and Mordor; I think we should remove the tracks of Sam and Frodo and I am not jet sure where to put that map.
No: Art of LotR; fig. 162; p. 207; Early title-page design; unusable
No: Art of LotR; fig. 163; p. 207; Early title-page design; unusable
No: Art of LotR; fig. 164; p. 208; Title-page inscription in Cirith; unusable
No: Art of LotR; fig. 165; p. 208; Title-page inscription in Tengwar; unusable
No: Art of LotR; fig. 166; p. 210; First dust-jacket design for The Fellowship of the Ring; better use later version
No: Art of LotR; fig. 167; p. 211; Dust-jacket design for The Fellowship of the Ring; better use later version
No: Art of LotR; fig. 168; p. 212; Partial trial for dust-jacket design; unusable
No: Art of LotR; fig. 169; p. 212; Trial lettering and motifs for dust-jacket design; unusable
In part: Art of LotR; fig. 170; p. 214; Dust-jacket design for The Fellowship of the Ring:
Cutout of Narya, Neny and Vilya; Of the Rings of Power - “Now these were the Three that had last been made, and they possessed the greatest powers. Narya, Nenya, and Vilya, they were named, the Rings of Fire, and of Water, and of Air, set with ruby and adamant and sapphire;”
Cutout of the One Ring and the Fire-letters; Sauron Defeated – “But Sauron also was thrown down, and with the hilt-shard of Narsil Isildur cut the Ruling Ring from the hand of Sauron and took it for his own.”
Cutout of the Eye; The Fall of Númenor – “There he took up again his great Ring in Barad-dûr, and dwelt there, dark and silent, until he wrought himself a new guise, an image of malice and hatred made visible; and the Eye of Sauron the Terrible few could endure.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 171; p. 215; Dust-jacket design for The Fellowship of the Ring; unusable due to the dark backgroound
No: Art of LotR; fig. 172; p. 216; Dust-jacket design for The Fellowship of the Ring; unusable due to the dark backgroound
No: Art of LotR; fig. 173; p. 218; Trial for the Ring inscription; unusable
No: Art of LotR; fig. 174; p. 218; Trial for the eye of Sauron; to sketchy
No: Art of LotR; fig. 175; p. 219; Published dust-jacket; used in LotR
In part: Art of LotR; fig. 176; p. 220; Dust-jacket design for The Two Towers:
Cutout of Barad-dûr; The Quest of Erebor - “Therefore his flight was but a feint, and he soon returned, and ere the Wise could prevent him he re-entered his kingdom in Mordor and reared once again the dark towers of Barad-dûr.”
Cutout of Minas Tirith combined with fig. 112; The Stewards - “But Minas Anor, which had become the chief city of the realm since the days of King Telemnar, and the residence of the kings, endured, and it was named anew Minas Tirith, the Tower of Guard; for there the kings caused to be built in the citadel a white tower, very tall and fair, and its eye was upon many lands.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 177; p. 220; Trials for dust-jacket design; to sketchy to be usefull
No: Art of LotR; fig. 178; p. 221; Dust-jacket design for The Two Towers; to sketchy to be usefull
In part: Art of LotR; fig. 179; p. 222; Dust-jacket design for The Two Towers; compare Artist: no. 180; p. 181 for a different reproduction of the coulur:
Cutout of Minas Ithil; The Stewards – “Minas Ithil became a place of fear, and was renamed Minas Morgul.”;
Cutout of the Orthanc; Cirion and Eorl – “In all these regions Gondor still retained under its own command only the fortress of Angrenost, within which was the third Tower of Gondor, the impregnable Orthanc where was held the fourth of the palantíri of the southern realm.”;
Cutout of the Nazgûl; The Battles of the Fords of Isen – “A Nazgûl came over the plains of Rohan, a Ringwraith mounted on a flying steed, presage of imminent war.”
Cutout of the White Hand; The Battles of the Fords of Isen - “He then took Isengard for his own and began to make it a place of guarded strength and fear, as though to rival the Barad-dûr. His friends and servants he drew then from all who hated Gondor and Rohan, whether Men or other creatures more evil.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 180; p. 224; Trial lettering for dust-jacket desgin; unuasble
In part: Art of LotR; fig. 181; p. 226; Trial for dust-jacket design: Cutout of the Ship; Tal-Elmar - “They came in boats, but not such as some of our folk use that dwell nigh the great rivers or the lakes, for ferrying or fishing. Greater than great houses are the ships of the Go-hilleg, and they bear store of men and goods, and yet are wafted by the winds; for the Sea-men spread great cloths like wings to catch the airs, and bind them to tall poles like trees of the forest.”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 182; p. 227; The White Tree and Seven Stars; The Tradition of Isildur - “For Isildur took it and he returned at first to Minas Anor, and there planted the White Tree in memory of his brother Anárion.”
In part: Art of LotR; fig. 183; p. 228; The White Tree and stars, and trials for the Ring imscription: The White Tree; The War of the Ring - “In the courts of Minas Anor the White Tree flowered again, for a seedling was found by Mithrandir in the snows of Mindolluin that rose tall and white above the City of Gondor; and while it still grew there the Elder Days were not wholly forgotten in the hearts of the Kings.”
In part: Art of LotR; fig. 184; p. 230; Dust-jacket design for [i]The Return of the King[/b]:
cutout of the White tree; Aman and Mortal Men – “And a seedling they brought of Celeborn, the White Tree that grew in the midst of Eressëa; and that was in its turn a seedling of Galathilion the Tree of Túna, the image of Telperion that Yavanna gave to the Eldar in the Blessed Realm. And the tree grew and blossomed in the courts of the King in Armenelos; Nimloth it was named, and flowered in the evening, and the shadows of night it filled with its fragrance.”
cutout of the throne; Gondor and the Heirs of Anarion – “Tarondor, coming young to the throne, had the longest reign of all the Kings of Gondor”;
cutout of the Elessar on its chain; The Elessar – “In ages after there was again an Elessar, and of this two things are said, though which is true only those Wise could say who now are gone.”
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 185; p. 231; The arm of Sauron, for [i]The Return of the King[/b] dust-jacket; The War of the Ring – “The vast figure of Sauron reared up, terrible but impotent, as it passed away on the wind, a shadow that shall never again take substance.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 186; p. 233; The King’s Letter, first version; better use later version
No: Art of LotR; fig. 187; p. 234; The King’s Letter, second version; better use later version
Yes: Art of LotR; fig. 188; p. 235; The King’s Letter, third version; The End of the Thrid Age - “Sam went to a drawer, unlocked it, and took out a scroll, and slipped off its case. It was written in two columns with fair silver letters upon black. He unrolled it, and set a candle beside it on the desk, so that Elanor could see it.”
No: Art of LotR; fig. 189; p. 236; Tengwar and Cirth trials; unusable
No: Art of LotR; fig. 190; p. 237; The Tengwar; used in LotR
No: Art of LotR; fig. 191; p. 237; The Angerthas; used in LotR
Maybe: Art of LotR; fig. 192; p. 240; Unidentified contour sketch; I think this is a representation of the mountains around Minas Morgul. But how soever I think it is unusable.

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