I love books. In fact, some of my best friends
In conjunction with its “Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth” exhibition, the University of Oxford has released a book of everything Tolkien — his original artwork, correspondences with friends and fans, family photos, early manuscripts, and more. Below, some of the sketches and paintings that show Middle-earth (and beyond!) as Tolkien himself envisioned it.
Bilbo comes to the Huts of the Raft-elves, July 1937