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The War Of The Jewels - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Tolkien, J. R. R. [, edited by Christopher Tolkien]

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ISBN 10: 0261103148 / ISBN 13: 9780261103146
Published by Harpercollinspublishers, London, 1994
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A handsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dustjacket with the original price of £25 printed on the jacket; 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. Bookseller Inventory # 12426

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Title: The War Of The Jewels - 1st Edition/1st ...

Publisher: Harpercollinspublishers, London

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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The story returns to Middle-earth and the ruinous wars of Elves and Men against Morgoth. With this book, all of J.R.R. Tolkien's later writing concerned with the last years of the First Age, the story of "Silmarillion", from its beginnings in "The Book of Lost Tales", is completed.

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J.R.R.Tolkien (1892-1973) was a distinguished academic, though he is best known for writing The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion, plus other stories and essays. His books have been translated into over 30 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide

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