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Smaug the Golden

Smaug the Golden


Smaug the Golden
39.4 x 56.4 cm
1990

The Hobbit
J. R. R. Tolkien
Grafton Books
September 1991
ISBN : 0-261-10221-4

This was my very first commission for an actual book cover for one of Tolkien's books. I initially did a terribly bad sketch of Bilbo and the dwarves in the dark forest that the editor rightly refused. Smaug seemed a logical second choice. Making his chin rest on his feet, like some enormous dog curled up before a fireplace took some cautious bending of his long long neck.

The Hobbit - paperback
The Hobbit Centenary edition - paperback
The Hobbit or There and Back Again
The Hobbit - France
The Hobbit - France Loisirs Book Club edition
The Hobbit - France (paperback 2007)
The Hobbit - Iceland
The Hobbit - Norway (hardcover)
The Hobbit - Norway (paperback)
The Hobbit - Norway (Book club edition)
The Hobbit - Portugal (hardcover)
The Hobbit - Spain (hardcover)
The Hobbit - Sweden (hardcover)
The Hobbit - Sweden (paperback)
The The Hobbit: BBC Audio English edition - Germany
The Hobbit - Portugal (trade paperback)
The Hobbit - Spain (Coleccion Booket)
The Lord of the Rings Volume 7: Appendices - South Korea

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