The Children of Húrin
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Seller: 3in!
100.0% positive
Bass Lake, California, US
Ended Jun 7, 2015 7:20:45 PM
Category: Books:Children & Young Adults
[3 Bids]
Buyer: i***i (13)
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Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE This is the first American edition thus (in book form) from 1990 (the poem was published earlier as a poster and puzzle). According to Hammond’s Tolkien Bibliography, there were “10,000 copies printed.” The book itself is in very nice condition besides the small split near the spine (see picture). The dust jacket has small tears and chips near the edges and there’s a couple small indentations to the dust jacket here and there. The dust jacket is protected in a Mylar book jacket cover. The text for this lush picture book is a poem purportedly written by Bilbo Baggins just before he takes ship from Middle-earth to the Undying Lands at the end of The Lord of the Rings. Baynes, illustrator of many of Tolkien's tales, has filled this book’s colorful, medieval-flavored paintings with her deep love and understanding of Tolkien's masterpieces. Framed by gracefully gnarled trees, circular paintings on each recto page faithfully illustrate the events described in the final pages of Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings while insets tell the story of The Hobbit; endnotes identify the specific passages that serve as sources for these pictures. The effect is stirring, the mood elegiac and the imagery riveting, making this a must for all fans of Tolkien’s vast, epic fantasy. Check out my other items! I have lots of Tolkien books and some C. S. Lewis ones up for sale--all starting out at just 99 cents. All the proceeds will benefit Compassion International; check out their website for more info. On Jun-03-15 at 23:15:25 PDT, seller added the following information: I'll definitely combine shipping. I'll send you an invoice at the end of the auction with the total for all items including shipping.
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