Beowulf and the Dragon

Walking Tree Publishers

Beowulf and the Dragon, cover

Beowulf. Old English Text and Translation of the 'Dragon Episode' illustrated by Anke Eissmann. Foreword by Tom Shippey

Walking Tree Publishers are pleased to announce the publication of a luxury edition of the 'Dragon Episode' from Beowulf. The book presents the Old English text and Modern English translation side by side. It is illustratied by Anke Eissmann, who has worked with the Walking Tree Publishers on numerous occasions in the past (including the cover illustrations of many of the Cormarë Series books). The foreword was written by the celebrated Tolkien expert, Tom Shippey.

Below are sample spreads from Beowulf and the Dragon. The pages can be enlarged by clicking.

click to enlarge click to enlarge

The Modern English translation is by John Porter. The book is bound in hardback and has 84 pages.

The book's creation began as a study project by Anke Eißmann. Some sketches from this project and insights into the book's develoment as well as further page previews can be seen on Anke's home page (anke.edoras-art.de/anke_beowulf.html).

click to enlarge click to enlarge

Beowulf and the Dragon, Walking Tree Publishers 2009, ISBN 978-3-905703-17-7

News, reviews and commentary

Review of Beowulf and the Dragon by Alexa Chipman (12th July 2011)
Rare signed and hand illustrated copy of Beowulf and the Dragon for sale (20th June 2011)
A Tolkienist Christmas present (9th December 2010)
Beowulf at Oxonmoot (2nd September 2010)
ADC Books, Beowulf and the Dragon (31st. August 2010)
Beowulf and the Dragon in pictures (5th. January 2010)
Beowulf and the Dragon now available (23rd. December 2009)
Interview with Anke Eißmann (23rd. November 2009)
Beowulf. Old English Text and Translation of the 'Dragon Episode' (12th. November 2009)

 
Beowulf and the Dragon Beowulf and the Dragon Beowulf and the Dragon
 

Buying Beowulf and the Dragon

Our prices are 36 Pounds, 57 US Dollars, 40 Euros or 60 Swiss Francs, exclusive of shipping and subject to change. These prices are for direct sales from the Walking Tree Publishers. Prices charged by retailers may differ.

Contact the Walking Tree Publishers or go to their sales page.

Some traders and bookstores who may stock Beowulf and the Dragon

To the main page of the Walking Tree Publishers