First edition, first printing. Publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration to the spine, in the dustwrapper. Top edge dark blue. Fold out map to the rear in fine condition. A better than very good copy, the binding square and tight. The contents, with three small stains to the text block edge (two to the bottom and a tiny one to the top) which show on the very edge of the margins of a few of the pages, are clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the lightly rubbed dustwrapper adorned with designs by the author. Not price-clipped (�4.95 net to the front flap).
Tolkien's creation story and Norse-style epic history of the world in which The Lord of the Rings is set. Compiled and edited by his son, Christopher.
Stock code: 20445