The Children of Hurin, UK De Luxe Edition, by J.R.R. Tolkien, published April 2007 by Harper Collins.
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 was available for a limited time only.
This copy of The Children of Hurin is in mint unread condition, alas there is a small stain (darker spot) to the right edge of the slipcase. For the rest this book is as new.
Matches the style and design of the 50th Anniversary The Lord of the Rings, the 2004 Deluxe The Hobbit, and the Deluxe Silmarillion released in April 2007. Complemented by the matching deluxe editions of Tales of the Perilous Realm (October 2008), The Legend of Sigurd And Gudrun (2009), The Fall of Arthur (2013) and Unfinished Tales (2013).
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