The Children of Hurin by J.R.R. Tolkien, published April 17, 2007 by Harper Collins.
Signed by the illustrator, Alan Lee to the Title Page & Dated 20-4-07.
At the same time Alan Lee made a full page drawing of a beautiful elvish maiden, and also Signed it.
The Children of Hurin, UK De Luxe Edition, the first standalone tale of Middle-earth since 1977, and the first complete version of one of J.R.R. tolkien's 'Great Tales', with many exclusive features:
Drawing together J.R.R. Tolkiens original manuscripts, using many sources spaced out over decades, Christopher Tolkien has constructed a narrative without any editorial invention.
- Includes a brand new red and black Map of Beleriand specially drawn by Christopher Tolkien, which appears as a fold-out sheet.
- Contains eight colour paintings and twenty-five pencil sketches, specially commissioned from award-winning artist, Alan Lee.
Features an exclusive colour frontispiece painting by Alan Lee.
Includes a specially written introduction and appendix on the history and writing of the tale by Christopher Tolkien.
Quarter-bound in blue with grey boards, stamped in gold foil with a unique motif of the Helm of Hador created by Alan Lee, and housed in a matching custom-built slipcase.
Printed on superior quality paper and including a silk ribbon marker.
This edition available for a limited time only. Don't expect to see many of these for sale, as most will end up in private collections.
This Deluxe Edition is matched in style and design to The Lord of the Rings: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
, and The Deluxe Hobbit
that were concurrently issued in 2004.
Signed by Illustrator. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket, as Issued. Illus. by Alan Lee. 8vo - over 7≤" - 9≤" tall.
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