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. In fact, for him the two were closely linked, and in his paintings
and drawings he displayed remarkable powers of invention that equalled his gift
This collection contains 20 full-colour illustrations by Tolkien - some well-known
ones from The Hobbit, and many other lesser-known works.