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#000405 - The Children of Hurin, 1st UK Edition, with Bookplate Signed By Christopher Tolkien and Alan Lee, signed and dated 4-17-07 on title page - sold
A very hard to find edition, with the signed bookplate. Don't expect to see many of these for sale, as most will end up in private collections.

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The Children of Hurin by J.R.R. Tolkien, published April 2007 by Harper Collins.  
Signed by the editor and illustrator, Christopher Tolkien and Alan Lee, to special bookplate, featuring Lee's motif of the Helm of Hador, attached to the Half Title page.
This copy is also signed and dated 17-4-07 to the title page.  

The Children of Hurin, UK Edition  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.
- Includes a specially written introduction and appendix on the history and writing of the tale by Christopher Tolkien. 

It seems approximately 900 bookplates were signed, less than 500 for distribution in the US, and 200 for the UK, with the remainder held for other promotions.  

A very hard to find edition, with the signed bookplate. Don't expect to see many of these for sale, as most will end up in private collections.

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