By Walter S. Judd,Graham A. Judd
In Flora of center Earth: crops of Tolkien's Legendarium, botanist Walter Judd provides a close species account of each plant present in Tolkien's universe, whole with the etymology of the plant's identify, a dialogue of its importance inside Tolkien's paintings, an outline of the plant's distribution and ecology, and an unique hand-drawn representation by way of artist Graham Judd within the sort of a woodcut print. one of the over three-thousand vascular crops Tolkien may have obvious within the British Isles, the authors express why Tolkien can have chosen sure crops for inclusion in his universe over others, by way of their botanic homes and standard makes use of. The transparent, complete alphabetical directory of every species, in addition to the visible identity key of the plant drawings, provides to the reader's realizing and appreciation of the Tolkien canon.
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