A sumptuous new one-volume edition of Tolkien''s classic
masterpiece that is fully illustrated in watercolour throughout by
the acclaimed and award-winning artist, Alan Lee.
Since it was first published in 1954, The Lord of the
Rings has been a book people have treasured. Steeped in
unrivalled magic and otherworldliness, its sweeping fantasy has
touched the hearts of young and old alike. Well over 100 million
copies of its many editions have been sold around the world, and
occasional collectors'' editions become prized and valuable items
With the epic trilogy now an acclaimed, award-winning and
billion-dollar success, images of the characters and landscapes
have become iconic to a whole new generation of readers. Much of
the look of these movies is based on Alan Lee''s paintings, giving
this sumptuous new edition of Tolkien''s great work new relevance
for the ever-growing number of fans.