Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012
Book First Edition
Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st American Edition; 1st Printing. Large format hardcover with dustjacket, first American printing as indicated by the publisher's "1" in the number line on copyright page, this fine gift copy appears new, there are no remarkable flaws to the book or jacket, the original price is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "J. R. R. Tolkien's complete artwork for 'The Hobbit,' presented for the first time in celebration of the 75th anniversary" ; 144 pages.
Published by London: Harper Collins., 2011
Seller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA), York, United Kingdom
First edition, first printing. Publisher's original dark grey cloth boards, with light grey line drawing to both panels and white titling to the spine and front panel, in illustrated card slipcase. Containing 106 illustrations, with 8 fold out pages. A fine copy, the binding square and firm, cloth clean and bright, with the contents clean throughout and free from stamps or inscriptions. In a fine slipcase, with some very light rubbing to the bottom edge. A beautiful art book containing over a 100 illustrations by Tolkien for The Hobbit, featuring sketches, drawings and maps, as well as alternative designs not seen in the final work. Commentary by Tolkien experts Wayne Hammond and Christina Skull give insight and analysis into the work. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.