London: Harper Collins, 2018.
Alan Lee. De Luxe Edition. Original Cloth. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine / No Jacket, as Issued. Item #2624
The Fall of Gondolin, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The UK Deluxe Edition, published by Harper Collins in 2018, a 1st impression of the 1st Edition. No faults, no bumps, Near Fine in matching Near Fine slipcase. "A brand new standalone tale of Middle-earth, the third and final of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'Great Tales', with many exclusive features" "Using the original manuscripts and many sources spaced over decades, Christopher Tolkien has constructed a linked narrative of the first real story of Tolkien's imaginary world. Includes a red and black Map of Beleriand drawn by Christopher Tolkien, which appears as a fold out sheet. Eight color paintings and fifteen pencil sketches, specially commissioned from award winning artist, Alan Lee. Includes a preface and chapter by Christopher Tolkien on the evolution and writing of the tale. Quarter bound with grey boards, stamped in gold foil with a unique motif of Tuor created by Alan Lee, and housed in a matching custom-built slipcase. Printed on superior quality paper and including a silk ribbon marker." Loose Leaf Flyer is included. This UK Deluxe Edition is a beautiful companion to the other UK Deluxe Editions, matched in style and design, to The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, 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, and Beren and Luthien. 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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