London: Harper Collins, 2020.
Alan Lee, Ted Nasmith, John Howe. First Thus. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. As New / No Jacket, as Issued. Item #2132
"Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-Earth is a collection of narratives by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by his son, Christopher Tolkien, who provides a short commentary on each story, helping the reader to fill in the gaps and put each story into the context of the rest of his father's writings." "Fully clothbound hardback, stamped in gold foil with an inset miniature of John Howe's 'The Hunt for the Ring'." "Housed in a custom-built slipcase illustrated with wraparound artwork by Ted Nasmith, featuring his 'The Blue Wizards Journey East'." "Colour fold-out poster which reveals the complete version of Alan Lee's dustjacket painting depicting the Numenorean royal ships." "Large Double=sided colour poster which folds out to reveal colored versions of the maps of 'Beleriand and the Lands to the North' and 'The West of Middle-earth at the End of the Third Age', drawn by Christopher Tolkien." "Definitive version of the text specially reset for this edition and printed in two colors on heavyweight acid-free paper, and including a ribbon marker." "Illustrated with eighteen full-colour paintings by John Howe, Alan Lee & Ted Nasmith, and five delicate pencil drawings." "A worldwide first printing of just 4,000 copies." 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.
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