THE LORD OF THE RINGS
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THE LORD OF THE RINGS

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For the first time ever, a very special edition of the classic masterpiece, illustrated throughout in colour by the author himself and with the complete text printed in two colours.

Since it was first published in 1954, The Lord of the Rings has been a book people have treasured. Steeped in unrivalled magic and otherworldliness, its sweeping fantasy and epic adventure has touched the hearts of young and old alike. Over 150 million copies of its many editions have been sold around the world, and occasional collectors'' editions become prized and valuable items of publishing.
This one-volume hardback edition contains the complete text, fully corrected and reset, which is printed in red and black and features, for the very first time, thirty colour illustrations, maps and sketches drawn by Tolkien himself as he composed this epic work. These include the pages from the Book of Mazarbul, marvellous facsimiles created by Tolkien to accompany the famous ''Bridge of Khazad-dum'' chapter. Also appearing are two full-size, fold-out maps drawn by Christopher Tolkien revealing all the detail of Middle-earth.
Sympathetically packaged to reflect the classic look of the first edition, this new edition of the bestselling hardback will prove irresistible to collectors and new fans alike.



  • EAN

    9780008471286

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Longueur

    22.8 cm

  • Largeur

    14.9 cm

  • Épaisseur

    6.8 cm

  • Poids

    1 690 g

  • Distributeur

    Olf

  • Support principal

    Grand format

J.R.R. Tolkien

Spécialiste de philologie faisant autorité dans le monde entier, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) a écrit en 1936 Le Hobbit, considéré comme un classique de la littérature enfantine puis en 1938-1939 un essai sur les contes de fées. Paru en 1949, Farmer Giles of Ham a séduit adultes et enfants. J. R. R. Tolkien a travaillé quatorze ans au cycle intitulé Le seigneur des anneaux composé de : La communauté de l'anneau (1954), Les deux tours (1954), Le retour du roi (1955) - oeuvre magistrale qui s'est imposée dans tous les pays, adaptée à l'écran par Peter Jackson avec le phénoménal succès que l'on sait.


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