Realms of Tolkien
|Realms of Tolkien: Images of Middle-earth|
|Released||September 27, 1996|
Realms of Tolkien is a 1996 book collecting various pieces of art inspired by the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.
 From the Publisher
This breathtaking four-color volume is designed in a deluxe, oversized format, and includes paintings from a diverse group of international artists. Each picture is accompanied by text from the relevant passage in Tolkien's fiction as well as a personal statement by the artist about the inspiration and influence J.R.R. Tolkien has had on their work.
Includes works by an electric group of artists, both famous and up-and-coming:
- Alan Lee, renowned for his atmospheric interpretations of folklore and legend, as well as his stunning illustrations for The Lord of the Rings
- John Howe, creator of many Tolkien book covers and acclaimed for his powerful representations of the landscapes and peoples of Middle-earth
- Ted Nasmith, known for his classically accurate and dramatic pictures
- Inger Edelfeldt, illustrator of many beautiful and unusual Tolkien calendars, book covers and posters.