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Drawings, Watercolors and Manuscripts. 1987J.R.R. Tolkien: The Hobbit
Drawings, Watercolors and Manuscripts

Edited by Leigh Albritton?
1st Edition 1987
Marquette University
ISBN 0823906625
Exhibition catalogue
Illustrated by J.R.R. Tolkien
Hammond Page Ref.: p.375

The catalogue reproduces a variety of illustrations for The Hobbit - both finished pieces and sketches. Less well known items in the catalogue include:

1) A letter to G.E. Selby dated 14 December 1937 regarding The Hobbit. See p.4.

2) The original draft artwork of the dustwrapper design for The Hobbit. See pp.8-9.

3) A manuscript page showing a Map of the Upper River and Mirkwood. See p.31.

4) The Lonely Mountain, an illustration for The Hobbit that was not published until it appeared as a poster issued by The Science Fiction Bookshop in New York in 1974. See p.32.

Also includes two essays: J.R.R. Tolkien: Pictures Fit for an Exhibition by Curtis L. Carter and The Expectant Landscape: J.R.R. Tolkien's Illustrations for The Hobbit by Richard Schindler.

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