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#000393 - The Children of Hurin - 1st UK Edition - Signed & Dated by Alan Lee to the title page - SOLD
Signed and dated 18-4-2007 by the Illustrator Alan Lee to the title page.
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The Children of Hurin by J.R.R. Tolkien, published April 2007 by Harper Collins.  
Signed and dated 18-4-2007 by the Illustrator Alan Lee to the title page.  

The Children of Hurin, The first standalone tale of Middle-earth since 1977, and the first complete version of one of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'Great Tales', with many exclusive features:
- Drawing together J.R.R. Tolkiens original manuscripts, using many sources spaced out over decades, Christopher Tolkien has constructed a narrative without any editorial invention.
- Includes a brand new red and black Map of Beleriand specially drawn by Christopher Tolkien, which appears as a fold-out sheet.
- Contains eight colour paintings and twenty-five pencil sketches, specially commissioned from award-winning artist, Alan Lee.
- Features an exclusive colour frontispiece painting by Alan Lee.
- Includes a specially written introduction and appendix on the history and writing of the tale by Christopher Tolkien.
- Quarter-bound in blue with grey boards, stamped in gold foil with a unique motif of the Helm of Hador created by Alan Lee, and housed in a matching custom-built slipcase.
- Printed on superior quality paper and including a silk ribbon marker.

Signed by Illustrator. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. As New/with Jacket, as Issued. Illus. by Alan Lee. 8vo - over 7≤" - 9≤" tall.


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