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Written by Daniel Falconer


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Weta Publishing has sold more than half a million books worldwide. Written and designed in-house, our ‘art of’ titles include The Hobbit Chronicles, The Art of the Adventures of Tintin, The Art of District 9, and more. Each tome is beautifully illustrated with hundreds of behind-the-scenes images and first-hand stories from the cast and crew who worked on the films. The first volume in our Hobbit Chronicles series featured on The New York Times Best Seller List, with more than 250,000 copies printed in six languages.

Hard Cover | 304 Pages | HarperCollinsPublishers 2011 | ISBN: 978-1-8695-0929-3

Dimensions: 12.2" x 9.84" x 1.06" (W x H x D) 31 cm x 25 cm x 2.7 cm

Weight: 4.05 lbs (1.84 kg)

A stunning catalogue which captures every single collectible produced by Weta between 2001 and 2011. A must-have reference guide for collectors and anyone who celebrates creativity!

For the first time, every fine art collectible created by Weta Workshop over the last 10 years, all in one place.

For the first time, the entire The Lord of the Rings collection on display, all in one place.

For the first time, every Dr Grordbort's infallible aether oscillator, all in one place.

Exclusive photos of unreleased collectibles, one-of-a-kind customized pieces, collectibles concept art and more. All in one place.

All in one book.

A fabulous book crammed full of exquisite pictures showing every detail...the next best thing to having the objects themselves.

whovian - Weta Collector

This stunning catalogue features 300 pages of:

  • Beautiful high quality studio photographs
  • Bios and insights from Weta Workshop's artists and craftspeople
  • A master index of edition sizes, release dates, artist credits and availability

The Collector's Guide includes an Introduction from multi Academy Award-winning Richard Taylor, whose incredible passion has inspired this decade of collectible creativity. The book is designed and written by Daniel Falconer, Weta Workshop conceptual designer, part time sculptor and passionate collector.

We are delighted to include a unique spread dedicated to our customers, their collections and immense passion. Thank you so much for your generous support.

This book is THE reference for any fan of Weta Workshop, The Lord of the Rings, Dr Grordbort's and all of our collectibles brands released between 2001 and 2011.

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