The Great Tales of Middle-earth: Children of Húrin, Beren and Lúthien, and The Fall of GondolinHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - The great tales of middle-earth is a beautiful boxed set of the most recently published novels of Middle-earth: Children of Húrin, and The Fall of Gondolin, Beren and Lúthien, packaged together for the first time. Tolkien’s manuscripts, The Great Tales features handsome color plates and maps by famed illustrator Alan Lee.
Completing christopher Tolkien’s lifelong achievement as the editor and curator of his father J. R. R.
The HobbitHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Tolkien's own description for the original edition: "if you care for journeys there and back, out of the comfortable Western world, and can take an interest in a humble hero blessed with a little wisdom and a little courage and considerable good luck, over the edge of the Wild, and home again, here is a record of such a journey and such a traveler.
This deluxe hardcover edition of J. R. R. Baggins will give you a fair idea of the estimable people now it is said becoming rather rare. This is all the more remarkable, since he was a hobbit. Hobbits have hitherto been passed over in history and legend, perhaps because they as a rule preferred comfort to excitement.
The Hobbit #ad - The period is the ancient time between the age of Faerie and the dominion of men, when the famous forest of Mirkwood was still standing, and the mountains were full of danger. But this account, based on his personal memoirs, of the one exciting year in the otherwise quiet life of Mr. Bilbo baggins visited various notable persons; conversed with the dragon, Smaug the Magnificent; and was present, rather unwillingly, at the Battle of the Five Armies.
Tolkien's classic prelude to his lord of the rings trilogy contains a short introduction by Christopher Tolkien, a reset text incorporating the most up-to-date corrections, and all of Tolkien’s own drawings and full-color illustrations, including the rare “Mirkwood” piece. J. R.
The Lord of the RingsHoughton Mifflin #ad - The three volumes that make up tolkien's epic classic The Lord of the Rings are here presented in their standard cloth editions including large format fold-out maps and an extensive appendices. Houghton Mifflin. Set contains the fellowship of the ring, and The Return of the King, The Two Towers, with jackets and a box designed by celebrated illustrator Alan Lee.
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The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings Gift Set: A Middle-earth TreasuryHarperCollins #ad - Treasured by readers young and old, these works of sweeping fantasy, steeped in unrivalled magic and otherworldliness have sold more than 150 million copies around the world. This new boxed set, published to mark the 80th anniversary of the publication of the hobbit, offers readers a new opportunity to discover Tolkien’s remarkable world of Middle-earth and to follow the complete story of Bilbo Baggins and the Hobbits’ part in the epic quest for the Ring – beginning with Bilbo’s fateful visit from Gandalf and culminating in the dramatic climax between Frodo and Gollum atop Mount Doom and Bilbo’s departure to the Grey Havens.
Deluxe boxed gift set of pocket edition hardbacks featuring J. R. R. Houghton Mifflin. Used book in Good Condition. Tolkien’s most popular works, which together tell the tale of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins and of the War of the Ring. When they were first published, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings became instant classics.
Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-EarthHarperCollins #ad - Unfinished tales is a collection of narratives ranging in time from the Elder Days of Middle-earth to the end of the War of the Ring, and provides those who have read The Lord of the Rings with a whole collection of background and new stories from the twentieth century's most acclaimed popular author.
The tales were collated and edited by jrr tolkien's son and literary heir, Christopher Tolkien, who provides a short commentary on each story, helping the reader to fill in the gaps and put each story into the context of the rest of his father's writings. Harper collins publishers. The book concentrates on the realm of middle-earth and comprises such 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 Ulmo before the eyes of Tuor on the coast of Beleriand, and an exact description of the military organization of the Riders of Rohan.
Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-Earth #ad - Unfinished tales also contains the only story about the long ages of Numenor before its downfall, and all that is known about such matters as the Five Wizards, the Palantiri and the legend of Amroth. Used book in Good Condition. Classic hardback edition of this fascinating collection of stories, which continues the tales of The Hobbit, featuring Tolkien's own painting of the dragon Glaurung on the cover, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion and contains an alternative version of The Children of Hurin.
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The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings: Deluxe Pocket Boxed SetHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - The lord of the rings tells of the great quest undertaken by frodo baggins and the Fellowship of the Ring: Gandalf the wizard; the hobbits Merry, Pippin, and Sam; Gimli the dwarf; Legolas the elf; Boromir of Gondor; and a tall, mysterious stranger called Strider. Houghton Mifflin. Tolkien's three volume masterpiece is at once a classic myth and a modern fairy tale—a story of high and heroic adventure set in the unforgettable landscape of Middle-earth.
This four-volume, deluxe pocket boxed set contains J. R. R. J. R. R. Shrinkwrapped. In the hobbit, bilbo baggins is whisked away from his comfortable, unambitious life in Hobbiton by the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves. Harper collins publishers. Each book features a leatherette cover with stamped title and all four books are held in a leatherette bound box with gold foil stamping.
The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings: Deluxe Pocket Boxed Set #ad - Bookazine Bertrams Stock. Tolkien's epic masterworks the hobbit and the three volumes of The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King. He finds himself caught up in a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon.
The Children of HurinHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Houghton Mifflin. Used book in Good Condition. Harper collins publishers. Bookazine Bertrams Stock. Rare book Houghton Mifflin.
The Fall of GondolinHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - In the words of J. R. R. Deeply opposed to morgoth is ulmo, second in might only to Manwë, chief of the Valar: he is called the Lord of Waters, lakes, of all seas, and rivers under the sky. Morgoth learns through an act of supreme treachery all that he needs to mount a devastating attack on the city, with Balrogs and dragons and numberless Orcs.
Central to this enmity of the gods is the city of Gondolin, beautiful but undiscoverable. Bookazine Bertrams Stock. At last comes the terrible ending. It was built and peopled by noldorin Elves who, when they dwelt in Valinor, the land of the gods, rebelled against their rule and fled to Middle-earth. They were journeying into a new story, the Tale of Eärendel, which Tolkien never wrote, but which is sketched out in this book from other sources.
The Fall of Gondolin #ad - Tolkien, together with beren and lúthien and the children of húrin, it was ‘the first real story of this imaginary world’ and, he regarded it as one of the three ‘Great Tales’ of the Elder Days. Used book in Good Condition. Houghton Mifflin. In gondolin he becomes great; he is wedded to Idril, Turgon’s daughter, and their son is Eärendel, whose birth and profound importance in days to come is foreseen by Ulmo.
Houghton Mifflin. Following his presentation of beren and lúthien Christopher Tolkien has used the same ‘history in sequence’ mode in the writing of this edition of The Fall of Gondolin.
Beren and LúthienHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Her father, a great elvish lord, in deep opposition to Beren, imposed on him an impossible task that he must perform before he might wed Lúthien. Used book in Good Condition. Houghton Mifflin. Presented together for the first time, they reveal aspects of the story, both in event and in narrative immediacy, that were afterwards lost.
To show something of the process whereby this legend of Middle-earth evolved over the years, he has told the story in his father's own words by giving, first, its original form, and then passages in prose and verse from later texts that illustrate the narrative as it changed. Tolkien. Houghton Mifflin. Bookazine Bertrams Stock.
Essential to the story, and never changed, is the fate that shadowed the love of Beren and Lúthien: for Beren was a mortal man, but Lúthien was an immortal elf. Returning from france and the battle of the Somme at the end of 1916, he wrote the tale in the following year. The tale of beren and lúthien was, an essential element in the evolution of The Silmarillion, or became, the myths and legends of the First Age of the World conceived by J.
Beren and Lúthien #ad - R. R. Published on the tenth anniversary of the last middle-earth book, the international bestseller The Children of Húrin, this new volume similarly includes drawings and color plates by Alan Lee, who also illustrated The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit and went on to win Academy Awards for his work on The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.