Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1989.
A most handsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike, unpriced dustjacket with a minute chip on front top edge. Uncommon copy of supposedly less than 5,000 in the first printing run, scarce in this condition.
The seventh volume in J. R. R. Tolkien's "History of Middle Earth" and the second part of "The History of the Lord of the Rings", it includes the earliest ideas of the history of Gondor, full account of the original map and a description of the Runic alphabet, a foundation for understanding the Elvish language; The History of Middle-Earth; Vol. 7.