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273993122978
Seller: tolkienbooks (938)
100.0% positive
Chicago, Illinois, US
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Ended Apr 7, 2020 7:21:53 PM
Category: Books:Antiquarian & Collectible
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$185.00
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Condition: Book is in Near Fine condition, pages clean and unmarked. Dust-jacket is in Very Good+ condition with some light shelf wear/rubbing; unclipped.
The Peoples of Middle-earth by J.R.R. Tolkien The History of Middle-earth Volume 12 *1st UK Edition / 1st Printing* - Priced Dust-jacket: £25.00 - Published by HarperCollins, Great Britain; 1996 For sale is the First UK Edition, First Printing of The Peoples of Middle-earth by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien. The book’s dust-jacket shows the original retail price of £25.00. Both priced and unpriced copies of this book have been seen, unpriced copies typically being sold by book clubs. The presence of the price indicates that this copy was sold as a trade edition in the UK. This is the final volume of Christopher Tolkien’s 12 book series The History of Middle-earth. In it “he traces the evolution of the Calendars, the Hobbit genealogies, the Westron language or Common Speech (from which many words and names are recorded that were afterwards lost), and the chronological structure of the later Ages. Other writings by J.R.R. Tolkien are included in this final volume of The History of Middle-earth, chiefly deriving from his last years, when new insights and new constructions still freely arose as he pondered the history that he had created. The book concludes with two soon-abandoned stories, both unique in the setting of time and place: The New Shadow in Gondor of the Fourth Age, and the tale of Tal-Elmar, in which the coming of the dreaded Númenórean ships is seen through the eyes of men of Middle-earth in the Dark Years” (TolkienGateway.com). For more collectible Tolkien books please see my other listings at: TolkienBooks & TolkienTolkien See pictures and description for condition and please feel free to ask questions and/or request more pictures. I am happy to combine shipping costs, just send me a message before you complete your purchase. I make it a priority to ship as quickly as possible and always pack very carefully. Expedited shipping available upon request. All items come from a pet and smoke free environment. Discounts offered to repeat customers; message me about any item you are interested in. Thanks for looking! Tolkien Bibliographies U.S. Editions: www.TolkienBooks.US U.K. Editions: www.TolkienBooks.net
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