First edition, first printing. Publisher's original dark green boards with gilt titles to spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with a double page colour frontispiece and a further 19 illustrations and maps in black and white throughout the text. A lovely fine copy the binding square and tight, the contents clean throughout and without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the fine price-clipped dustwrapper, that is otherwise without fading, loss or tears.
The eighth volume in The History of Middle-Earth series.
Stock code: 20013
London: Unwin Hyman.