Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [1-6] 7-149 ,  pages
Publisher: Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1978.
A handsome first printing of the first American edition in Fine condition in about Fine dust-jacket with only minor edgewear.
Tolkien's translations of these Medieval masterpieces remained unpublished until after his death. Unlike the work of Chaucer, they had been virtually lost to the modern reader due to the incomprehensibility of the dialect in which they were composed.