London: Harper Collins, 2004.
J.R.R. Tolkien. First Thus. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine / No Jacket, as Issued. Item #2103
The Lord of the Rings, Harper Collins UK 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition, confirmed to be the 1st Impression, printed and bound by Lego SpA in Italy. The definitive edition of the text, fully reset for this special edition, with many exclusive features: "Using J.R.R. Tolkien's original manuscripts, and with access to his own annotated copies of the books, the editors have restored the text with almost 400 corrections, some of which date back to the first edition. Includes the original red and black maps drawn by Christopher Tolkien, two of which appear as fold-out sheets. Appearing for the first time is a full-color plate section featuring the three pages from the Book of Mazarbul, painstakingly created by J.R.R. Tolkien. Also appearing for the first time are two additional Hobbit family trees by Tolkien. Includes the appendices and a revised and updated index. Quarter-bound in red, stamped in red and gold foil on grey boards, and housed in a matching slipcase. Printed on superior quality paper and including a red silk ribbon marker. This edition available for a limited time only." This UK Deluxe 50th Anniversary Edition is a beautiful companion to the other UK Deluxe Editions, matched in style and design, to The Hobbit, The Silmarillion, The Children of Hurin, The Tales From the Perilous Realm, The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun, The Fall of Arthur, Unfinished Tales, Beowulf, Story of Kullervo, Beren and Luthien, and The Fall of Gondolin. 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: $500.00 save 5% $475.00