Book #12425

The Peoples Of Middle-Earth - 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: Harpercollinspublishers, 1996.
ISBN: 0261103377

A most beautiful, crisp first edition/first printing in Fine condition with two pages showing a minute closed tear, dustjacket with the original price of £25 printed on the jacket. Scarce, especially in this condition.

The twelfth and final volume in J. R. R. Tolkien's "History of Middle Earth" of The History of Middle-Earth, edited by Christopher Tolkien from the unpublished manuscripts of his father. Some characters (including Anairë, the wife of Fingolfin) only appear here; The History of Middle-Earth; Vol. 12.

Price: $1,350.00

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.