First edition, first printing. Publisher's original black boards with gilt titles to spine in dustwrapper. Illustrated with a colour frontispiece and a further 7 black and white illustrations throughout the text. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the fine original dustwrapper that remains without fading, loss or tears. Not price-clipped (£17.95 net UK to the front flap).
The sixth volume in The History of Middle-Earth series.
Stock code: 20015
London: Unwin Hyman.