From the Publisher
In his classic tales The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings,
and The Silmarillion,
J.R.R. Tolkien created a richly detailed fantasy world that captured the imaginations of millions of readers. These collections of postcard books and posters, which feature the paintings of top fantasy artists, celebrate Tolkien¹s enduring works and his unrivalled powers of invention. Tolkien¹s trilogy will soon be brought to the screen, with the first in a series of films to be released in December 2001.
About the Author
Alan Lee was born in Middlesex in 1947. His illustrated books include Faeries (with Brian Froud), Castles and Merlin Dreams, and has worked on such prestigious films as Erik the Viking (Terry Gilliam), Legend (Ridley Scott), and the acclaimed NBC miniseries Merlin. He is best known however for his work on the book and film versions of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.