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    Charles Vess - Lord of the Rings Illustration Original Art (1977). Gandalf the Grey and Bilbo Baggins converse with Beorn the giant in this whimsical pen and watercolor illustration by Charles Vess. Charles worked on Rankin and Bass's animated film "The Hobbit", and his illustrations also appeared in the 1977 Ballantine book The Hobbit or There and Back Again. This illustration was printed on page 96 of the 1989 Galahad Books reprint of that book. The overall size of the art measures 7" x 10.5". There are small areas of tape glue residue in three of the corners, and the paper has been mounted to a larger board; otherwise the art is in Excellent condition. This is an enchanting portrait of the beloved J.R.R. Tolkien characters.

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    July, 2004
    29th Thursday
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