This deluxe slipcased two-volume set is an insider’s tour of twenty years of movie-making magic at Weta Workshop and Weta Digital, the creative team behind such celebrated films as The Lord of the Rings, Avatar, The Avengers, King Kong and District 9.
Brimming with never-before-published content, including concept designs, sketches, behind-the-scenes photographs, and interview material from cast and crew members, it is a stunning look at how the sets, costumes, creatures and characters, weaponry, and visual effects are created for the world’s most iconic films.*
his exquisite leather cuff or arm band will last you a lifetime. It was made in Wellington, New Zealand from supple vegetable tanned cowhide. This is a natural product with unique colour and texture variations.
The cuff features one snap lock cap and two sockets, to fit two wrist sizes: 7.5 in (190mm) and 8.3 in (210mm). These are sturdy chrome coloured fasteners.
These cuffs are very tactile, beautiful to look at and have that irresistible smell of real leather.
Created by the same talented artists and craftsmen who created leatherwork for the 3 Foot 7 art department on The Hobbit movies.
George Allen & Unwin. 1st edition. Oversized hardback (no dustjacket issued) in a slipcase, containing all the watercolours and b&w illustrations Tolkien made for Middle-earth. Antiquarian: fine condition (small sticker on the spine of the slipcase, white spot on the spine of the book).*
A Map of Bilbo's Journey through Eriador and Rhovanion
George Allen & Unwin, 1979. 1st printing. Map drawns by Christopher Tolkien and coloured by H.E. Riddett. Above and below the map are heraldic devices, designed by Tolkien. 20x30"/ 51x76 cm. A rare poster. Antiquarian: very good condition (folded, the four corners reinforced by triangulal pieces of paper, pinholes on the corners. The colours are sharp).*
Oxford University Press, 1962. 1st editon. Hardback (includes the transparant dustjacket). With two illustrations.
This is Tolkien's edition of the Ancrene Riwle, a thirteenth century manuscript known as MS. CCCC 402 or MS. Corpus Christi College Cambridge 402 - A Rule for Nunnes or Recluses - Ancrene Wisse.
Tolkien was formally engaged by the Early English Text Society in 1935 to edit the manuscript for publication, but owing to endless delays, it was not published until 1962. The bulk of the book consists of a line-by-line transcription of the text, along with extensive footnotes.
Antiquarian: fine condition.*