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Seller: 3in!
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Bass Lake, California, US
Ended Jun 7, 2015 8:15:04 PM
Category: Books:Textbooks, Education
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Buyer: t***s (2365)
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Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE This listing includes a 1st edition, 1st printing of the American edition of The Children of Húrin (2007). The book is in brand new condition, never read. The dust jacket is protected in a Mylar book jacket cover. The first complete book by J.R.R. Tolkien in three decades—since the publication of The Silmarillion in 1977—The Children of Húrin reunites fans of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings with Elves and Men, dragons and Dwarves, Eagles and Orcs. Presented for the first time as a complete, standalone story, this stirring narrative will appeal to casual fans and expert readers alike, returning them to the rich landscape and characters unique to Tolkien. The Children of Húrin, begun in 1918, was one of three “Great Tales” J. R. R. Tolkien worked on throughout his life, though he never realized his ambition to see it published. Though familiar to many fans from extracts and references within other Tolkien books, it has long been assumed that the story would forever remain an unfinished tale. Now reconstructed by Christopher Tolkien, painstakingly editing together the complete work from his father’s many drafts, this book is the culmination of a tireless thirty-year endeavor by him to bring J. R. R. Tolkien’s vast body of unpublished work to a wide audience. Having drawn the distinctive maps for the original The Lord of the Rings more than 50 years ago, Christopher has also created a detailed new map for this book. In addition, it includes a jacket and color paintings by Alan Lee, illustrator of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings Centenary Edition and Academy Award-winning designer of the film trilogy. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE 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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