A superb in depth companion to The Lord of the Rings - I think this was originally intended to be published as an ‘annotated’ Lord of the Rings with all the entries as footnotes to the published text, but it ended up as a stand alone book. And a very fine one at that.
Title: The Lord of the Rings : A Reader’s Companion
Author: Wayne G Hammond & Christina Scull
Published by: Harper Collins
Year of Publication : 2005
Edition: 1st ed. 1st imp.
Hardback with unclipped dustjacket