Return to Middle Earth...with Alan Lee's stunning new illustrations, taken from his acclaimed The Illustrated Hobbit, that bring to life the beauty and magic of J.R.R. Tolkien's visionary Middle Earth. Each month includes an additional black-and white sketch, and this 1999 edition comes with a special bonus four-color pull-out poster. For over twenty years, the annual J.R.R. Tolkien calendar has delighted fans. Celebrate again the classic tales of The Hobbit, the Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion with this breathtaking new addition to the fantastic world of Tolkien.