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The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun by J.R.R. Tolkien Deluxe limited edition signed by Tolkien's son, Christopher London: Harper Collins, 2009. The deluxe limited first edition. Copy number 135 of a limited 500 signed by J.R.R. Tolkien's son, Christopher Tolkien. Bound in full brown leather stamped in gilt, with all edges gilt; housed in a matching full leather gilt stamped slipcase; in publisher's original corrugated cardboard box. Fine, in Fine slipcase in Near Fine box. Tolkien's extensive retelling in English narrative verse of the epic Norse tales of Sigurd the Völsung and the Fall of the Niflungs. A previously unpublished work which was written while Tolkien was professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford University during the 1920s and '30s, before he wrote The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.