Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: London: Harpercollinspublishers, 1994.
A rather spectacular first edition/first printing in Very Fine condition in alike dustjacket with the original price of £25 printed on the jacket. Most scarce in this condition.
The eleventh volume in J. R. R. Tolkien's "History of Middle Earth". It is the second volume, Morgoth's Ring being the first, to explore the later 1951 Silmarillion drafts and includes an expanded account of the "Grey Annals", the history of Beleriand after the coming of the Elves; additional narratives involving Húrin and the tragedy of his children (see Narn I Chîn Húrin) ; "the Wanderings of Húrin", the conclusion to the "Narn"; Christopher Tolkien's explanation of how he constructed Chapter 22 of the Silmarillion; "Quendi and Eldar"; and Tolkien's exploration of the origins of the Ents and the great Eagles; The History of Middle-Earth; Vol. 11.