The Resource The lord of the rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien

The lord of the rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien

Label
The lord of the rings
Title
The lord of the rings
Statement of responsibility
by J.R.R. Tolkien
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-earth, it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell by chance into the hands of the hobbit Bilbo Baggins. From Sauron's fastness in the Dark Tower of Mordor, his power spread far and wide. Sauron gathered all the Great Rings to him, but always he searched for the One Ring that would complete his dominion. When Bilbo reached his eleventy-first birthday he disappeared, bequeathing to his young cousin Frodo the Ruling Ring and a perilous quest: to journey across Middle-earth, deep into the shadow of the Dark Lord, and destroy the Ring by casting it into the Cracks of Doom. The Lord of the Rings tells of the great quest undertaken by Frodo and the Fellowship of the Ring: Gandalf the Wizard; the hobbits Merry, Pippin, and Sam; Gimli the Dwarf; Legolas the Elf; Boromir of Gondor; and a tall, mysterious stranger called Strider. This new edition includes the fiftieth-anniversary fully corrected text setting and, for the first time, an extensive new index. J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973), beloved throughout the world as the creator of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion, was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in 1959. His chief interest was the linguistic aspects of the early English written tradition, but while he studied classic works of the past, he was creating a set of his own
Cataloging source
ORE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1892-1973
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tolkien, J. R. R.
Dewey number
823
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6039.O32
LC item number
L6 2005eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baggins, Frodo
  • Hobbits (Fictitious characters)
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
Target audience
adult
Label
The lord of the rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=235103
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This edition is based on the reset edition first published 2002, which is a revised version of the reset edition first published 1994."
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Family trees
  • Appendix D.
  • Shire calendar for use in all years
  • Appendix E.
  • Writing and spelling
  • Appendix F.
  • The language and peoples of the third age
  • The fellowship of the ring
  • The two towers
  • The return of the king
  • Appendix A.
  • Annals of the kings and rulers
  • Appendix B.
  • The tale of years
  • Appendix C.
Control code
ocn649096958
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780547951942
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
maps.
Specific material designation
other
Stock number
417C4314-2354-4092-96A7-DB3C12598E8A
System control number
(OCoLC)649096958
Label
The lord of the rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=235103
Publication
Note
"This edition is based on the reset edition first published 2002, which is a revised version of the reset edition first published 1994."
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Family trees
  • Appendix D.
  • Shire calendar for use in all years
  • Appendix E.
  • Writing and spelling
  • Appendix F.
  • The language and peoples of the third age
  • The fellowship of the ring
  • The two towers
  • The return of the king
  • Appendix A.
  • Annals of the kings and rulers
  • Appendix B.
  • The tale of years
  • Appendix C.
Control code
ocn649096958
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780547951942
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
maps.
Specific material designation
other
Stock number
417C4314-2354-4092-96A7-DB3C12598E8A
System control number
(OCoLC)649096958

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