Tolkien Aesthetics: A. L. Maycock's One Man's Luggage 1970


Title: One Man's Luggage

Author: A. L. Maycock

Publication Date: 1970

Format: Hardcover

The book is in good condition for its age; a delightful addition to any library!
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Reader's note

A rare vintage book of collection of quotes of wisdom whose aesthetic and design appears to be directly inspired by works of J. R. R. Tolkien such as that in The Road Goes On--a gem among a bounty of out of print rare books and stunning vintage books on our 2nd hand bookstore! 'When the philosophical minds of the world can no longer believe its religion, or can only believe it with modifications amounting to an essential change of its character, a transitional period commences, of weak convictions, paralyzed intellects, and growing laxity of principle, which can not terminate until a renovation has been effected in the basis of their belief, leading to the evolution of some faith, which they can really believe: and when things are in this state, all thinking or writing which does not tend to promote such a renovation is of very little value, beyond the moment'