Harper Collins Publishers, the 1st printing of 2000, The Deluxe Limited Edition, limited to 1000 copies worldwide.
Comprised of the first 5 books of the History of Middle Earth Series, edited by Christopher Tolkien, and printed on India Paper.
Quarter Bound in Black Leather with Gilt title, Author, Publisher and Tolkien Monogram to the spine.
This copy is in Near Fine condition, showing only slight rubbing to the boards and a few dusty marks to the cloth slipcase, along with a few stray threads as is common on the loose weave cloth. Only the first few pages have been opened as the textblock gilt edges are still stuck together.
Copy was opened up once to take some photographs!
Matching in size and design the Harper Collins Limited Editions of the Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, and The Hobbit.
Has the large Tolkien Monogram to the front boards. Housed in the original publishers cloth slipcase with the Tolkien Monogram on the exterior, matching the gilt design on the book.
All edges gilded. A beautiful example of the Limited Deluxe edition in Near Fine condition.
Digital photo's available, inquire if interested.
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