A Middle-earth Traveler: Sketches from Bag End to Mordor
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Seller: obeliskbooks
100.0% positive
Northampton, GB
Ended May 10, 2021 6:09:44 PM
Category: Books, Comics & Magazines:Fiction
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Condition: Book near fine,minor rippling to the edges. Unread.
For sale is a 1st edition of The Children of Hurin by J.R.R.Tolkien published by Harper Collins and illustrated by Alan Lee who has also signed it. In addition there are four sketches on the front endpaper and half title pages. The first three by Jef Murray, Ruth Lacon and Alan Lee were all drawn at the Visions of a Lost Realm event which was an art exhibition and book signing opportunity organised by ADC BOOKS for April 21st-24th 2007. Alan Lee has drawn an elf and signed and dated it. The late Jef Murray drew a dragon, (possibly Glaurung) and Ruth Lacon drew Turin's sister Nienor, both signed.The detailed sketch by Ted Nasmith also of Nienor,was drawn and signed on Sept. 5th 2008. The original owner of the book knew Ted well so the sketch would have been done when they met.A unique opportunity for the Tolkien collector.Postage will be Royal Mail special delivery.
Submitted by: Stu
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