Our Sponsor Sideshow Collectibles Send us News
Lord of the Rings Tolkien
Search Tolkien
Lord of The RingsTheOneRing.net - Forged By And For Fans Of JRR Tolkien
Lord of The Rings Serving Middle-Earth Since The First Age

Lord of the Rings Movie News - J.R.R. Tolkien
Do you enjoy the 100% volunteer, not for profit services of TheOneRing.net?
Consider a donation!

  Main Index   Search Posts   Who's Online   Log in
The One Ring Forums: Tolkien Topics: Reading Room:
question re HOME book covers

Tol Eressea

Apr 8 2013, 1:02am

Views: 203
question re HOME book covers Can't Post

started acquiring HOME volumes as they were being published, so i have first editions of the books through volume 4, lays of beleriand.

these volumes share a similar jacket design...block of rich color, strong typography, no illustration.

i've been browsing the rest of the series on amazon. some volumes continue this design (lost road and other writings [vol 5], morgoth's ring [vol 10], war of the jewels, part 2 [vol 11], peoples of middle earth [vol 12]).

but some don't seem to follow this design: sauron defeated, treason of isenguard, etc.

question: do the middle volumes (6-9) not come in the color+typographic treatment?

many thanks in advance.

cheers --


aka. fili orc-enshield
the scene, as i understand it, is exceptionally well-written. fili (in sort of a callback to the scene with the eagles), calls out "thorRIIIIIIN!!!" just as he sees the pale orc veer in for the kill. he picks up the severed arm of an orc which is lying on the ground, swings it up in desperation, effectively blocking the pale orc's blow. and thus, forever after, fili is known as "fili orc-enshield."

this earns him deep respect from his hard-to-please uncle. as well as a hug. kili wipes his boots on the pale orc's glory box. -- maciliel

Subject User Time
question re HOME book covers Maciliel Send a private message to Maciliel Apr 8 2013, 1:02am
    The middle volumes Findegil Send a private message to Findegil Apr 8 2013, 11:40am
        findegil Maciliel Send a private message to Maciliel Apr 8 2013, 11:45am


Search for (options) Powered by Gossamer Forum v.1.2.3

home | advertising | contact us | back to top | search news | join list | Content Rating

This site is maintained and updated by fans of The Lord of the Rings, and is in no way affiliated with Tolkien Enterprises or the Tolkien Estate. We in no way claim the artwork displayed to be our own. Copyrights and trademarks for the books, films, articles, and other promotional materials are held by their respective owners and their use is allowed under the fair use clause of the Copyright Law. Design and original photography however are copyright © 1999-2012 TheOneRing.net. Binary hosting provided by Nexcess.net

Do not follow this link, or your host will be blocked from this site. This is a spider trap.