Book #12317

The Lost Road And Other Writings - 1st Edition/1st Printing

J. R. R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1987.
ISBN: 0048233498

A most beautiful first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dustjacket with a smallest (1/10") closed tear on the back-panel with the original price of £16.95 printed on the jacket. A total of 6,000 copies were printed.

The fifth volume of "History of Middle Earth" contains versions of 'The Fall of Númenor'; The lost road with the poem 'The Nameless Land' and later versions; the 'later Annals of Valinor'; the 'later Annals of Beleriand'; the 'Ainulindalë'; the 'Lhammas' (or 'Account of Tongues') ; the 'Quenta Silmarillion' (the third version of 'The Silmarillion' ) and the 'Etymologies'; The History of Middle-Earth; Vol. 5.

Price: $490.00

Author Bio

J. R. R. Tolkien

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the high fantasy classic works The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Close friend of C. S. Lewis, considered by many as the father of modern fantasy literature and among the 50 greatest British writers.