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978-0008226749

The Hobbit Sketchbook

The Hobbit Sketchbook

by Alan Lee

Publisher HarperCollins

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  • Signed by the Author
  • UK First Edition
  • First Printing
  • Hardcover


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About the book

This richly illustrated book celebrates in words and pictures the beautiful work that award-winning artist Alan Lee produced for J.R.R. Tolkiens The Hobbit, and includes dozens of brand-new paintings and pencil drawings exploring the world of Bilbo Baggins.

Since The Hobbit was first published in 1937, generations of readers have fallen under its spell. That magic was reignited sixty years later, when Alan Lee was commissioned to produce a special illustrated edition, and his delicate pencil drawings and beautiful watercolour paintings have become for many the definitive vision of J.R.R. Tolkiens Middle-earth.

In this sumptuous, large-format hardback Alan Lee reveals in pictures and in words how he created these images, which would prove so powerful, matching perfectly with Tolkiens own vision, that they would eventually define the look of Peter Jacksons film adaptations and earn Alan a coveted Academy Award.

The Hobbit Sketchbook is filled with more than 100 of his sketches and early conceptual pieces that reveal how the project progressed from idea to finished art. It also contains a wealth of brand-new full-colour paintings and sketches drawn specially for this book, which unlock the secrets of how Alan creates his own magic and provide a fascinating insight into the imagination of the man who breathed new life into Tolkiens vision.

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About the Author

Alan Lee

Amazon best-selling author Alan Lee lives in Virginia with his wife and children, and he plans on being your favourite crime writer for the next twenty years. Each mystery and thriller, the villains and heroes, it’s one big story. Jump in anywhere and lose yourself.

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    All of our books that have a dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.

  • Book Condition & Notes

    Signed by Alan Lee

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