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The Hobbit Sketchbook

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This richly illustrated book celebrates in words and pictures the beautiful work that award-winning artist Alan Lee produced for J.R.R. Tolkien’s 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
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Hardcover, 192 pages
Published November 14th 2019 by HarperCollins
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Jeffrey
Jan 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Much in the same style as The Lord of the Rings Sketchboook, Alan Lee takes us behind the scenes of his illustrations to both the film trilogy, as well as the book that he animated.

The images themselves, are of course great and what can be expected of Alan Lee.

Honestly not much to say: it's very similar to The Lord of the Rings one (not in a bad way) so there aren't any surprises in terms of format or content here.

Someday, I'd love to see a Ted Nasmith Silmarillion Sketchbook, or a 'Great
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Holly Cox
Nov 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A must have masterpiece!
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A must for any LOTR fan the illustrations are absolutely beautiful and a very interesting read so glad i got this
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Nov 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely beautiful artwork and fascinating stories
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Alan Lee is an English book illustrator and movie conceptual designer. He was born on 20 August 1947 in Middlesex, England and studied at the Ealing School of Art, specialising in illustration, and has illustrated a wide range of books, including Faeries (with Brian Froud), The Mabinogion, Castles, Merlin Dreams, The Black Ships of Troy and The Wanderings of Oysseus.

He is best known for his award
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