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The hobbit, an unexpected journey : Chronicles ; art & design / foreword by Dan Hennah ; introduction by Richard Taylor ; written by Daniel Falconer.

By: Falconer, Daniel.
Contributor(s): Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973. Hobbit | Hennah, Dan | Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973 | Weta Workshop.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : HarperCollins, 2012Description: 198 pages : color illustrations, map ; 25 x 32 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780007487332 (hbk.); 0007487339 (hbk.); 9780007487332 (hbk); 0007487339 (hbk).Uniform titles: Hobbit, an unexpected journey (Motion picture) Subject(s): Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973. Hobbit -- Characters | Hobbit, an unexpected journey (Motion picture) -- Pictorial works | Middle Earth (Imaginary place) | Baggins, Bilbo (Fictitious character) | Hobbits (Fictitious characters) | Middle Earth (Imaginary place)DDC classification: 791.4372
Contents:
Foreword / Dan Hennah ; Introduction / Richard Taylor -- In a hole in the ground -- An unexpected party -- Dwarves of yore -- Still in business -- Wilderland -- Roast mutton -- A short rest -- Over hill ; ... and under hill ; Out of the frying pan into the fire ; About the Peninsula -- Collectible art.
The ultimate celebration of the first Hobbit movie [directed by Peter Jackson] reveals the full creative vision of the art and design teams with more than 1,000 exclusive images and photos, including designs and concepts that never made it to the big screen.
Summary: "[This] is a ... celebration of the creative vision of Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The book is packed with more than 1,000 images of concept artwork, photographs and development paintings by the artists working behind the scenes to bring Middle-earth to life, who each provide detailed and entertaining commentary that reveals the story behind the vision."--Publisher's description.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The ultimate celebration of the first Hobbit movie reveals the full creative vision of the art and design teams with more than 1,000 exclusive images and photos, including designs and concepts that never made it to the big screen.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Chronicles - Art & Design is packed with more than 1,000 images of concept artwork, photographs and development paintings by the artists working behind the scenes to bring Middle-earth to life, each of whom provides detailed and entertaining commentary that reveals the story behind the vision.

As a bonus feature unique to this book, there is a special fold-out map printed in glow-in-the-dark ink and a three-page fold-out replica of Bilbo's contract.

Compiled by Weta Workshop senior concept designer Daniel Falconer, this is the first in a series of lavish hardback books written and designed by the award-winning team at Weta, who are working closely with the production team to guarantee that these books will be bursting with insider information and stunning visual imagery.

Includes fold-out map and fold-out of Bilbo's burglar contract.

Foreword / Dan Hennah ; Introduction / Richard Taylor -- In a hole in the ground -- An unexpected party -- Dwarves of yore -- Still in business -- Wilderland -- Roast mutton -- A short rest -- Over hill ; ... and under hill ; Out of the frying pan into the fire ; About the Peninsula -- Collectible art.

The ultimate celebration of the first Hobbit movie [directed by Peter Jackson] reveals the full creative vision of the art and design teams with more than 1,000 exclusive images and photos, including designs and concepts that never made it to the big screen.

"[This] is a ... celebration of the creative vision of Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The book is packed with more than 1,000 images of concept artwork, photographs and development paintings by the artists working behind the scenes to bring Middle-earth to life, who each provide detailed and entertaining commentary that reveals the story behind the vision."--Publisher's description.

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