Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1987.
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.