|#000261 - Tale of Gondolin & Ruins of Osgiliath - Set of 2 Books & Clamshells - SOLD
A combined offering of the very hard to come by, The Tale of Gondolin & The Ruins of Osgiliath.
|A combined offering of the very hard to come by, The Tale of Gondolin & The Ruins of Osgiliath. Both books assembled and revised by Alexander Lewis. Illuminated and illustrated by Ruth Lacon.
Limited to fifty copies, The Tale of Gondolin is Number 28 of 50 signed by the editor Alexander Lewis, and the illustrator Ruth Lacon. This copy is now housed in a custom designed, full Burgundy leather clamshell case, with gilt stamped "Tengwar" title, heraldic emblem, raised bands, gilt ruled edges, nothing spared to protect and show off this rare edition.
The Ruins of Osgiliath, 1st printing, 1995. This is the one volume large format hardback, Limited to 100 copies worldwide, and a beautiful companion to The Tale of Gondolin (50 copies worldwide). This book is housed in a beautiful black leather clamshell case with silver Tengwar titles and designs by Ruth Lacon. The Complete Tales of the First City of Gondor. This collection of stories drawn and blended from the fabric of Middle-Earth by JRR Tolkien was first issued in a series of 3 comprehensive booklets for members of the Tolkien Society in 1990. Now they have been expanded and beautifully illuminated by the hand of Ruth Lacon. This book is individually hand tipped and signed by Alex Lewis and Ruth Lacon. With only 100 copies ever produced most of these are in the hands of Tolkien Completist's and are very hard to find. This copy is numbered 4 of 100 and has unique touches in gilt by the illustrator. Absolutely beautiful. Signed by Editor & Illustrator. A custom clamshell case, full black leather with silver stamping to front, raised bands with silver stamping to spine, is included to protect and display this wonderful book.
This combination offer is a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire these very rare titles.
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