The definitive collection of tolkiens classic fairie tales, in the vein of the hobbit, illustrated by oscar winner alan lee never before published in a single volume, tolkiens four novellas farmer giles of ham, leaf by niggle, smith of wootton. A vintage paperback edition title page of the hobbit written by j. The hobbit movie news is a website dedicated to bringing you news from around the web concerning the hobbit movies. In the hobbit, bilbo baggins is whisked away from his comfortable, unambitious life in hobbiton by the wizard gandalf and a company of dwarves. Each book features a leatherette cover with stamped title and all four books are held in a leatherette bound box with gold foil stamping. Book summary bilbo declines, reluctant to leave the safety and comfort of his hobbit hole. It contains the best elements of fantasy, adventure, and humor, unforgettable characters, and plenty of daringdo. Trendy book cover illustration fantasy the hobbit ideas hobbit book cover redesign by cody harder philippa rees free we spent the past four weeks on this project in my illustration class. Find highquality the hobbit stock photos and editorial news pictures from getty images. Between belgrade and novi sad in serbia hobbit house barn in green forest lawn.
The hobbit cliffsnotes study guides book summaries. The hobbit book covers and illustrations from all over the. Tolkien smaug middleearth fantasy art the shire rivendell misty mountains lotr art fantasy. This earlier image was reused in thrors map, and on the dust jacket of the hobbit photograph. The hardbound book has an attractive green cover with gold lettering and a small illustration of the hobbit, bilbo baggins, on it. But buried among the authors papers were 110 drawings, watercolours and sketches.
Hobbit book covers through the years 2009 hobbit a muchloved favorite. The fellowship of the ring frodo book cover houghton mifflin. There is also an edition of the book the hobbit that has a cover containing another statement in these runes. All recipes and photos from an unexpected cookbook. A major part of my tolkien book collection concentrates upon one single book, namely the hobbit. A decorated cake to look like a hobbit hole hobbit house. Sean bean this is from his role as boromir in the lord of the rings but i can pretend it is a young eddard stark from game of thrones a character i loved. Hobbit stock photos download 2,163 royalty free photos. The minimal style is timeless, from an old book cover you may run into, to modern book back cover ideas, its everywhere. The hobbit also includes tolkiens maps of wilderwood and thors map. They exist primarily along the top, and the biggest is on the back. The next day, he is visited by dwarves who believe bilbo can be of use to them in their journey to the lonely mountain to reclaim their ancestral treasure, now in the possession of smaug the dragon. See more ideas about the hobbit, hobbit book and the hobbit book cover.
In creating the artwork for the hobbit, tolkien borrowed from a short story he had written for his son michael, titled roverandom. The hobbit stars martin freeman and ian mckellen show off as bilbo and gandalf in the new ew issue, featuring an interview with director peter jackson. Print in the style of vintage book cover art, with beautiful colours and landscape. There are some tears to the plastic, but they dont show up very strongly when you just look at the book. The hobbit remains one of the most wellknown books of our time, and its not just because of peter jacksons movies. Book covers the one ring tolkien online hobbit news. Hobbit book covers through the years middleearth news. Tolkiens own children, the hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when it. Watch the hobbit book cover transform over 75 years bookbub. The hobbit book covers through the ages with images hobbit. The hobbit book covers through the ages paste paste magazine. Oct 24, 2011 when the hobbit was first published almost 75 years ago, jrr tolkien provided a set of wonderful illustrations. Well, considering that they took about 25 pages of the book and turned it into a 2 hour movie, not terrible.
Get a free ebook by joining our mailing list today. A selection of unusual the hobbit book covers, looking at a range of editions from around the world and dates. It was published on 21 september 1937 to wide critical acclaim, being nominated for the carnegie medal and awarded a prize from the new york herald tribune for best juvenile fiction. Here are some examples of the book covers through the ages. Vintage illustrations for tolkiens the hobbit from around. Beginning of a dialog window, including tabbed navigation to register an account or sign in to an existing account. In the hobbit, imagery is used throughout the novel, but notably in the way tolkien describes different mountains. Download premium images you cant get anywhere else. Videos 360 view images the hobbit book cover refrigerator magnet. The content of the novel remained untouched over the years, but the hobbit book cover has taken on a life of its own. Book summary bilbo declines, reluctant to leave the safety and comfort of his hobbithole. Items similar to the hobbit book cover illustration art print a4 on etsy.
From the mind of cody hobbit book cover redesign by. Tolkien in 1937 a classic childrens story that has been in print for over hobbit hole decorated cake. In the front, hes flying around the mountain to attack the company, even though the illustration is of the misty mountains, not the lonely mountain. The hobbit as jrr tolkien imagined it in pictures books. Tolkien jrr tolkien silmarillion digital art gallery fantasy kunst middle earth. The book remains a popular classic childrens book that has been translated into over 57 languages. A table at the bottom of the page shows the translation of all known dwarven runes, including all those on the map and cover, and a few that tolkien mentioned in the forward to the book. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat. Feb 28, 2017 in 1991, one of the first printings done by harpercollins the current uk publisher of the hobbit featured the sun and rune borders in a gilt finish more recently, in 2012, houghton mifflin harcourt the books us publisher released a 75th anniversary edition that pays homage to the original cover art, but with golden mountains and a red sun on a black base. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at.
Poster design, map design, logo design, layout design, book cover art, book cover design, book art, the hobbit book cover, visual design. Still, it made me wonder how much of the book was covered in each. Also included are conceptual sketches for the nowiconic dust jacket cover painting of the mountains bilbo baggins transverses in his adventures. Book covers presented at cover browser are republished within a fair use context. An unexpected journey, showing bilbo from behind as he steps out of the door of his hobbit hole. Its been some 30 years since i read the hobbit, but im pretty certain she was exaggerating.
R tolkien that takes place in the fictional world of middle earth, which is the setting of most of the authors works. See more ideas about hobbit book, the hobbit and the hobbit book cover. Our assignment was to pick a book and redo its cover. Nov 03, 2011 it has overshadowed the hobbit as a more oldfashioned, childrens book, which has become known in the context of the lord of the rings. The book cover explaining the scope of the book is actually a very cool thing, and it allows the reader to manage his or her time. Many thanks to boriel, narquelie, lulu and other fans who have shared scans of their own collections. Dust jacket is actually clear plastic with some text and illustrations on it to give it a 3d effect. But it turns out the author created more than 100 illustrations, recently uncovered amidst tolkiens papers, digitized by oxfords bodleian library, and freshly released in art of the hobbit a. Buy the hobbit book online at low prices in india the. The hobbit, or there and back again is a fantasy novel by english author j. In 1991, one of the first printings done by harpercollins the current uk publisher of the hobbit featured the sun and rune borders in a gilt finish more recently, in 2012, houghton mifflin harcourt the books us publisher released a 75th anniversary edition that pays homage to the original cover art, but with golden mountains and a red sun on a black base. What portions of the book are in each hobbit movie.
Ten of the weirdest book covers for the hobbit nerdalicious. Here are some book covers and illustrations of the hobbit from all over the world this is the original cover which was illustrated by j. See more ideas about hobbit book, the hobbit and tolkien. See more ideas about the hobbit, jrr tolkien and middle earth. Clear acetate jacket overlays the book title and author onto the boards illustrations and augments the cover illustrations with smaugs image. Paperback featuring a drawn cover image similar to one of the film teaser posters for peter jacksons 2012 film the hobbit. Jul 02, 2012 the hobbit stars martin freeman and ian mckellen show off as bilbo and gandalf in the new ew issue, featuring an interview with director peter jackson. Nov 01, 2012 the classic bestseller behind this years biggest movie, this film tiein edition features the complete story of bilbo baggins adventures in middleearth, with a striking cover image from peter jacksons the hobbit.
The hobbit tells a fantastic story of adventure, danger, friendship, and courage, and serves as a prequel to the even more immersive and epic book series, the lord of the rings. Tolkien english hardcover book f 5 out of 5 stars 84 product ratings 84 product ratings the hobbit. Download all photos and use them even for commercial projects. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare. Remington the strange tree really enforced the fantastic setting for me, i always wondered why a cover couldnt have been set to rankinbass illustrations courtesy of topcraft.
Mar 01, 2020 you can purchase a copy of an unexpected cookbook. Gallery of tolkien book covers this is not an exhaustive collection of tolkiens lord of the rings and the hobbit covers, but it is still being added to from time to time. Exploring the first cover of the hobbit by tolkien book riot. The classic bestseller behind this years biggest movie, this film tiein edition features the complete story of bilbo baggins adventures in middleearth, with a striking cover image from peter jacksons the hobbit. Minimalism in book cover design less is often more. As reported, later this year, a facsimile first edition of the hobbit will be. T here have been many different book covers to face the front of the epic lord of the rings trilogy. Return of the king aragorn book cover houghton mifflin. The covers below do not represent all the book covers created in the last 59 years but from covers illustrated by tolkien himself to covers illustrated by the notable alan lee.903 1509 1414 476 1410 357 518 1283 257 920 1322 682 1074 858 1031 1338 1329 925 1199 791 412 1443 367 571 781 622 1205 17 1275 1315 1098 1406 36 951 608 187 924 3 863 444 1420 272 1447