Apparently, while we were growing up with Brothers Hildebrandt as the measuring stick for Tolkien illustrations, the Russian edition had these illustrations:
(Again, I won't violate copyright by reposting the pictures themselves.)
Same artist, different post, with some pictures not in the previous series:
I think the Russians got the better deal.
There are two pictures in the last post that can't place which scene they refer to.
• small figure walking down a long red, torch-lit hallway
• a dark lake with the broken pillar
Anyone have any guesses about those?