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Tolkien's World: Paintings of Middle-Earth
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Tolkien's World: Paintings of Middle-Earth


Hammersmith, London, UK: HarperCollins, 1994. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Fourth Printing. Large Paperback with heavy cover in Very Good Condition. Magnificent cover art by Ted Nasmith of front and by Alan Lee on back. Cover is very clean, no markings, no creases; light wear to spine heel, front corner lightly ruffled. Internals are AS NEW. Pages are heavy coated paper.This is a beautiful volume of artwork celebrating the imagination of the J.R.R. Tolkien and his middle-earth, the world created in The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. Tolkien's World includes paintings of artists from all over the world. Each painting is accompanied by a page of text from the book that inspired it. Each paintimng is in full color and is full page. The text on the opposing pages is outlined in a blue/green/orange border of intricate design. There is also a section with a short biography of each artist. A magnificent book for all Tolkien/Middle Earth devotees. Unpaginated. 60 Plates. 8.75 x 11.25 inches. HarperCollins Publishers, Hammersmith, London, UK 1994.