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Author Name    Hammond, Wayne G. and Scull, Christina.

Title   J.R.R. TOLKIEN: ARTIST & ILLUSTRATOR.

Binding   Soft Cover

Book Condition   Very Good+

Edition   First Printing

Publisher   London HarperCollins 1995

ISBN Number    0261103229 / 9780261103221

Illustrator   J.R.R. Tolkien.

Seller ID   29035

208 pp, 11" H. "J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) renowned author of 'The Hobbit', 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Silmarillion', was an artist in pictures as well as in words. Though he often remarked that he had no talent for drawing, his art has charmed his readers and has been exhibited to large and appreciative audiences the world over. In fact, his talent was far more than he admitted, and his sense of design was natural and keen. (This book) explores Tolkien's art at length, from his childhood paintings and drawings to his final sketches. At its heart are his illustrations for his books, especially his tales of Middle-earth. Also examined are the pictures Tolkien made for his children, his expressive calligraphy, his love of decoration, and his contributions to the typography and design of his books. With 200 reproductions, many in full colour, this lavishly-produced book offers a perfect opportunity for anyone wishing to discover a largely unexplored aspect of J.R.R. Tolkien's character." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear/wrinkling, minor rubbing, tiny ink dot on bottom of text block.

J.R.R.  Tolkien,  Art  Nouveau,  Bag-end,  Bagshot  Row,  Barad-dur,  Barnt  Green,  Beorn's  Hall,  Beowulf,  Bilbo  Baggins,  Book  Of  Lost  Tales,  Calligraphy,  Children  Of  Hurin,  Colour,  Dale,  Dragons,  Doors  Of  Durin,  Dwarves,  Dwarfs,  Eagles,  Earendil,  Elvenking's  Gate,  Elves,  Esgaroth,  Father  Christmas,  Letters,  Forest  River,  Gandalf,  Glorund,  Goblins,  Gondolin,  Heraldry,  Heraldic  Devices,  Hobbits,  Hobbiton,  Kirith  Ungol,  Kor,  Lake  Town,  Lizard  Peninsula,  Lonely  Mountains,  Long  Lake,  Lord  Of  The  Rings,  Lyme  Regis,  Maddo,  Man  In  Moon,  Megalithic  Doorways,  Minas  Morgul,  Minas  Tirith,  Mirkwood,  Mr.  Bliss,  Misty  Mountains,  Mordor,  Moria,  Motifs,  Nargothrond,  Narog,  Nazgul,  Orthanc,  Oxford,  Patterns,  Perspective,  Polar  Bears,  Ringwraiths,  Rings,  Rivendell,  River  Running,  Runes,  Roverandom,  Sauron,  Silmarils,  Smaug,  Taur-Na-fuin,  Tengwar,  Thror's  Map,  Christopher  Tolkien,  Edith  Tolkien,  Vale  Of  Sirion,  Wickedness,  Wilderland,  Hobbit,  Fantasy,  20th  Century,  Middle-Earth,  Typography. 

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