Item #M11074 Wilderland.There And Back Again: The Map of the Hobbit. J R. R. Tolkien.

There And Back Again: The Map of the Hobbit.

London: c.1945. Notes: Text below the map: Far Over the Misty Mountains Cold. To Dungeons Deep and Caverns Old. We Must Away, Ere Break of Day, To Find Our Long-Forgotten Gold.
Rhovanion, also known as Wilderland, the Land Beyond, or the Wild, was a large region of northern Middle-earth. The Great River Anduin flowed through it, and the immense forest of Greenwood the Great also lay within its borders. Politically, Rhovanion referred to a smaller area east of Mirkwood.
John Ronald Philip Reuel Tolkien, CBE, (3 January, 1892 – 2 September, 1973) was a philologist and writer, best known as the author of The Hobbit and its sequel The Lord of the Rings. He worked as reader and professor in English language at the University of Leeds from 1920 to 1925; as professor of Anglo-Saxon language at the University of Oxford from 1925 to 1945; and of English language and literature from 1945 until his retirement in 1959. Tolkien was a close friend of C.S. Lewis, and a member of the Inklings, a literary discussion group to which both Lewis and Owen Barfield belonged.

The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, better known as The Hobbit, is a children's fantasy novel by J.R.R. Tolkien. It was published on 21 September 1937 to wide critical acclaim. The book remains popular and is recognized as a classic in children's literature.
The Hobbit is set within Tolkien's Middle-earth and follows the quest of home-loving Bilbo Baggins, the titular hobbit, to win a share of the treasure guarded by a dragon named Smaug. Bilbo's journey takes him from his light-hearted, rural surroundings into more sinister territory.

, Size : 685x682 (mm), 26.97x26.85 (Inches), Coloring: Printed in Color, Category: Maps Misc (Curiosities, Title Pages, Games, etc.);. Very Good, backed on linen for long term preservation. Item #M11074

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