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Seller: slammingfrog
(902)
98.1% positive
Leicester, GB
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Ended Jun 25, 2021 11:48:28 AM
Category: Books, Comics & Magazines:Books
£1,000.00
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Buyer: b***o (105)
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The Children of Hurin Leather Signed Limited Edition. See below about this very rare book. Last two Pictures above are from an other copy for illustration. The Book for sale is sealed and unopened. Strictly limited to just 500 hand-numbered copies. Still sealed in original mailer box, mint and unopened.First Edition.Each copy is flat signed and numbered by Christopher Tolkien & Alan Lee on a bespoke tip-in flyleaf.This is not a bookplated version as earlier copies but signed directly to the flyleaf page.Christopher's signature is valuable in it's own right but set in this beautiful very rare edition is a collectors dream.The utmost personal care and attention is taken in the production of every single copy to ensure that the aesthetic appearance of the book is of the highest possible quality.Every book is hand bound in the finest quality leather from genuine first edition pages, secured to the spine through hand sewing and meshing in order to ensure lasting durability and strength.Fully bound in real Italian leather Decorated in gold and red foil Raised spine ribsPrinted on superior acid-free paperHand-sewn bindingGold-edged pagesMarbled endpapersSilk ribbon markerUnique illustrations and fold-out mapThe book is 320 pages, and includes 25 pencil illustrations by Alan Lee, plus 9 spectacular full-colour plates inserted at 32-page intervals.It also includes a two-colour fold-out map drawn by Christopher Tolkien himself, who drew the original maps for his father's The Lord of the Rings when it was first published in 1954.Custom leather clamshellThis special book is housed in a custom-built, hand-assembled clamshell traycase.The clamshell is clad in bonded leather and foil-stamped in gold, lined with real suede.A true treasure and every Tolkien's collectors dream.
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