Harper Collins Publishers, the 1st printing of the 1999 Deluxe Limited Edition, Limited to 2500 copies worldwide.
Contains all of the original color plates from the UK 2nd impression and US 1st printings as well as the original line drawings by Tolkien.
Quarter Bound in Black Leather with Gilt title, Author, Publisher and Tolkien Monogram to the spine. Matching in size and design the Harper Collins Limited Editions of the Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, and The History of Middle Earth Series.
Large Smaug gilt stamped on front boards.
Housed in original publishers black cloth slipcase with the Smaug design gilt stamped to the exterior, matching the gilt design on the book.
The slipcase shows minor dust and rubbing, as is often the case on the black cloth.
All edges gilded.
A beautiful example of the Limited Deluxe edition in very nice condition.
Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.
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