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    The Fall of Arthur (Hardback) By (author) J. R. R. Tolkien, Edited by Christopher Tolkien

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    Short Description for The Fall of Arthur Deluxe collector's edition featuring the first edition text and containing a facsimile page of Tolkien's original manuscript. The book is quarterbound with a gold motif stamped on the front board and is presented in a matching slipcase.
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    Title
    The Fall of Arthur
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) J. R. R. Tolkien, Edited by Christopher Tolkien
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 149 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 790 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780007489893
    ISBN 10: 0007489897
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.3
    BIC subject category V2: FQ
    BISAC V2.8: FIC010000
    Edition
    Special edition
    Edition statement
    De Luxe edition
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    23 May 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    J.R.R. Tolkien is best known for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, selling 150 million copies in more than 60 languages worldwide. He died in 1973 at the age of 81. Christopher Tolkien is the third son of J.R.R. Tolkien. Appointed by J.R.R. Tolkien to be his literary executor, he has devoted himself to the publication of his father's unpublished writings, notably The Silmarillion and The History of Middle-earth. This is his 21st book.
    Review quote
    Praise for The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun: "This is the most unexpected of Tolkien's many posthumous publications; his son's 'Commentary' is a model of informed accessibility; the poems stand comparison with their Eddic models, and there is little poetry in the world like those" Times Literary Supplement "The compact verse form is ideally suited to describing impact... elsewhere it achieves a stark beauty" Telegraph