Pictures by J. R. R. Tolkien – First Edition , , , ,

Pictures By J.R.R. Tolkien Tolkien, J.R.R.; Tolkien, Christopher, Notes; Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London, 1979. FIRST Edition. Brown cloth boards with gold monogram on front; gilt spine titles. unpaginated. frontis colour photo portrait of Tolkien, 48 colour plates supported with b&w line drawings.

This book is a “An Almost Complete Record Of Tolkien’s Published Works” – paintings, drawings, and design. it also includes pen and ink drawings were coloured for a series of 6 calendars from 1973 to 1979 calendars; these are reproduced together with the original b&w versions on the facing page. “This collection of pictures, with a revised text by Christopher Tolkien, provides an insight into Tolkien’s visual conception of many of the places and characters familiar to readers of such books as “The Hobbit”, “The Lord Of The Rings” and “The Silmarillion. Both slipcase and book are in pristine, collectible condition.

$360.00

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Pictures By J.R.R. Tolkien,Tolkien, J.R.R.; Tolkien, Christopher, Notes; Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London, 1979.  First Edition. Brown cloth boards with gold monogram on front; gilt spine titles. Unpaginated. frontis colour photo portrait of Tolkien, 48 colour plates supported with black and white line drawings.  This book is a “An Almost Complete Record Of Tolkien’s Published Works” – paintings, drawings, and design. It also includes pen and ink drawings were coloured for a series of 6 calendars from 1973 to 1979 calendars; these are reproduced together with the original black and white versions on the facing page. “This collection of pictures, with a revised text by Christopher Tolkien, provides an insight into Tolkien’s visual conception of many of the places and characters familiar to readers of such books as “The Hobbit”, “The Lord Of The Rings” and “The Silmarillion.  Both slipcase and book are in pristine, collectible condition.    001024    $360

book-author

J. R. R. Tolkien

publisher

George Allen & Unwin Ltd

year-published

1979

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