This volume assembles all the paintings, drawings and designs by J. R. R. Tolkien that were published in a series of six calendars from 1973 to 1979. Also included are the original pen and ink illustrations, published in the Hobbit, facing the coloured versions, and the originals of the unpublished pictures coloured by H. E. Riddett. The 1979 edition was published in slipcase format. This volume includes a revised text by Christopher Tolkien.
The dust wrapper is in vg condition, clean and fresh, with creasing and slight rubbing to the extremities and a tiny chip to the bottom fore-corner.
The binding is secure and tight.
There is slight rubbing to the boards to the corners and top and tail of the spine.
Internally, the content is clean and in near fine condition.
A very handsome copy of a scarce book.
Pictures by J R R Tolkien
- Published by Harper Collins, 1992
- First thus
- 12 x 12 inches