The Art of the Hobbit – and other illustrations

Added to the wishlist!

“A swath of JRR Tolkien’s original illustrations for The Hobbit are to be published for the first time this week as part of celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary of the book’s publication.” Alison Flood, The Guardian.

I love Tolkien’s illustrations. Letters From Father Christmas was such a favourite of mine growing up – a real influence.  Here are some other great pieces: