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Details about  J R R Tolkien HOBBIT map card SIGNED Pauline Baynes LORD of the RINGS C S Lewis

J R R Tolkien HOBBIT map card SIGNED Pauline Baynes LORD of the RINGS C S Lewis See original listing
J-R-R-Tolkien-HOBBIT-map-card-SIGNED-Pauline-Baynes-LORD-of-the-RINGS-C-S-Lewis
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Format:

Vintage Card

Special Attributes:

Signed

Fiction Subject:

Fantasy

Subject:

Illustrated

Language:

English

Fiction Type:

Fairy Tales

Date of Publication:

1950-Now

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There and Back Again:
A Map of Bilbo’s Journey through Eriador and Rhovanion

Drawn by
Pauline Baynes

Based on the cartography of
J.R.R.
& C.J.R. Tolkien

* Signed by the artist *


Copyright George Allen & Unwin Ltd,
1970

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Large-format card, reproducing original Pauline Baynes poster design (“23: Hobbit Map”). Approximate size 9 x 6 inches (22.9 x 15.3 cm). Distributed by Poster Shops Ltd, London; printed by Devereux Litho Ltd.

Pauline Baynes is best known for illustrating some of the most celebrated fantasies of the 20th century, most notably C.S. Lewis’s Narnia Chronicles, as well as several works by J.R.R. Tolkien, whose favourite artist she was. Her wonderful maps of Narnia and Middle-earth (for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit) are much sought after.

This vintage card reproduces her famous poster-sized map of Bilbo’s journey in The Hobbit. The design includes ten small inset illustrations of important locations from the book.

The card is signed by Pauline Baynes to the reverse, in blue ink.
 
A wonderful piece of Tolkien ephemera, exceptionally scarce with the artist’s signature.

Inscription and provenance
This signed card is from the personal collection of illustrator Danuta Mayer (well known, among others, for her beautiful artwork for the Folio Society’s Yellow Fairy Book). Danuta was a close friend of Pauline Baynes for nearly 30 years; Pauline – a great animal lover – supported Danuta not only in her illustration career but also in her work with rescued animals. The card is part of a collection of books and ephemera signed by Pauline several years before her death, to help raise funds for Danuta’s small animal sanctuary. I have sold a number of these signed pieces for Danuta over the years, in order to help her raise funds for her animals. A letter of provenance can be provided if desired.
 
Condition
Card as shown in scans below. Bumping/creasing to corners, slight bumping to edges; surface with a few light creases, some light rub marks and fine scratches. Reverse with a little soiling.

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