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Unfinished Tales - J. R. R. Tolkien

George Allen & Unwin, 1980, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled along edges. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Top and foredges lightly spotted. Text bright and tight.

A collection of narratives ranging in time from the Elder Days of Middle-earth to the end of the War of the Ring, and comprising such various elements as Gandalf's lively account of how it was that he came to send the Dwarves to the celebrated party at Bag-End, the emergence of the sea-god Elmo before the eyes of Tuor on the coast of Beleriand, and an exact description of the military organisation of the Riders of Rohan. The book contains the only story that survived from the long ages of Numenor before its downfall, and all that is known of such matters as the Five Wizards, the Palantiri, or the legend of Amroth. 2nd Impression. Fold-out map to rear pastedown.

Size: 9" x 5¾". 472 pages.

This one has already found a new owner.