London: Harper Collins, 2009.
Bill Sanderson. De Luxe Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. As New / No Jacket, as Issued. Item #1834
The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun, by J.R.R. Tolkien, a 1st impression of the UK De Luxe Edition, published in the UK in 2009 by Harper Collins. The first publication of a previously unknown work by J.R.R. Tolkien, which tells the epic story of the Norse hero Sigurd the dragon slayer, the revenge of his wife, Gudrun, and the Fall of the Niflungs. A large sketch of "Sigurd" signed and dated 5th of May 2009, by Bill Sanderson to the half title page. Features a color frontispiece of a facsimile page from J.R.R. Tolkien's original manuscript. Quarter-bound in brown with gray boards, stamped in gold foil with a unique motif of Sigurd's horse, Grani, and housed in a matching custom slipcase. Printed on superior quality paper and including a silk ribbon marker. Missing the single page flyer originally included. Matches the earlier Deluxe Editions of The Children of Hurin, The Silmarillion, The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and Tales from the Perilous Realm. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions.
Price: $400.00 save 5% $380.00