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  • Tolkien Calendar 2016 - 9780008124779

Tolkien Calendar 2016

£9.99
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Calendar
Illustrated by Tove Jansson
30/07/2015
978-0-00-812477-9
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Jansson illustrated The Hobbit in 1961 for the Swedish and Finnish editions, creating a dozen enchanting full page drawings plus many smaller vignette pieces. Never before published in an English-language edition, the 2016 calendar contains all twelve of these illustrations, many of the vignettes, and a full-colour centrefold featuring her dramatic cover painting of Smaug attacking the Dwarves. The calendar is introduced by Tolkien expert and author Brian Sibley, who corresponded with the artist and provides insightful commentary regarding the genesis of the illustrations and Jansson’s tireless work continuing to build the world of The Moomins.

The Official Tolkien Calendar has been an established publishing event for Tolkien fans and Hobbit collectors for the last four decades, and the 2016 edition will continue to delight and surprise.
‘A testament to both Tove Jansson’s talent as a dynamic, evocative illustrator of the imagination and to the invention of J.R.R. Tolkien, whose unique narrative inspired these intriguing, sometimes idiosyncratic, visions.’ Brian Sibley
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© 2017 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, registered in Scotland, Company No. 27389. Registered address: Westerhill Road, Bishopsbriggs, Glasgow G64 2QT. Tolkien, various forms of Tolkien’s signature and monogram, and the titles of Tolkien’s works are registered trade marks of The J.R.R. Tolkien Estate Limited and/or its licensees. HarperCollins Publishers Ltd and The J.R.R. Tolkien Estate Limited expressly reserve all their rights in the content of the site.

© Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved. THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG and the names of the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul Zaentz Company d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises under license to New Line Productions, Inc.

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