Capricorn Books

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Browse By Category
American History & Travel
Animation, Cartoons & Comics
Antiques & Collectibles
Architecture/Interior Design
Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators
Art - Canadian
Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art
Art - General
Art Instruction (Incl. Woodworking)
Books About Books
British History
Business, Finance
Canada - Architecture
Canada - Biography
Canada - British Columbia
Canada - Folklore/Mythology
Canada - General
Canada - Maritime Provinces
Canada - Native Peoples
Canada - Natural History

View all Categories
 
Gift Card
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Go To:

Global Book Town
The independent online bookstores on Global Book Town have nearly a million used, rare and out of print books.

 

 
 
 

Move your mouse over an image to pause it
Click the image to view.

Author Name    Tolkien, J.R.R. / Tolkien, Christopher.

Title   THE TREASON OF ISENGARD. THE HISTORY OF THE LORD OF THE RINGS PART TWO. THE HISTORY OF MIDDLE-EARTH VOLUME 7.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London Unwin Hyman 1989

ISBN Number    0044403968 / 9780044403968

Seller ID   29154

504 pp, 9" H. Dust jacket has 17.95 at bottom corner of front flap. Colour frontispiece in tones of yellowish green and black, b&w maps, drawings, reproductions, runes. "(T)he seventh volume in Christopher Tolkien's 'History of Middle-earth' and the second in his account of the evolution of 'The Lord of the Rings'. (Traces) the great expansion of the tale into new lands and new peoples south and east of the Misty Mountains: the emergence of Lothlorien, of Ents, of the Riders of Rohan, and of Saruman the White in the fortress of Isengard. In brief outlines and pencilled drafts dashed down on scraps of paper are seen the first entry of Galadriel, the earliest ideas of the history of Gondor, the original meeting of Aragorn and Eowyn, its significance destined to wholly transformed. Conceptions of what lay ahead are seen dissolving as the story took its own path, as in the account of the capture of Frodo and his rescue by Sam Gamgee from Minas Morgul, written long before J.R.R. Tolkien actually came to the point in the writing of 'The Lord of the Rings'. A chief feature of the book is a full account of the original Map, with re-drawings of successive phases, which was long the basis and accompani-ment of the emerging geography of Middle-earth. An appendix describes the Runic alphabets as they were at that time, with illustrations of the forms and an analysis of the Runes used in the Book of Mazarbul found beside Balin's tomb in Moria." There is a black remainder mark on bottom edge of the textblock, positioned against the spine, so not as noticeable as in many cases, two tiny dents and one small shallow dent on rear board, very small dent on top edge at corner, tiny bump at top of hinges. Dust jacket has corresponding dents on back panel, tiny dent on rear hinge, minor edge wear/wrinkling, minor rubbing.

Price = 60.00 USD


Also available.
FELICIA AND THE SANDMAN., Fezandie, Hector.  Illustrated by Victor Perard.
FELICIA AND THE SANDMAN.
Fezandie, Hector. Illustrated by Victor Perard.
40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

PONY TALES. THE PIXIE BOOK SERIES.
Foster, Marion, written and illustrated by.
10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

DAE YE MIN' LANGSYNE?  A POT-POURRI OF GAMES, RHYMES AND PLOYS OF SCOTTISH CHILDHOOD., Fraser, Amy Stewart, collected and edited by.  Illustrated by Constance and Brian Dear.
DAE YE MIN' LANGSYNE? A POT-POURRI OF GAMES, RHYMES AND PLOYS OF SCOTTISH CHILDHOOD.
Fraser, Amy Stewart, collected and edited by. Illustrated by Constance and Brian Dear.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

BUDDY AND HIS WINTER FUN, OR, A BOY IN A SNOW CAMP., Garis, Howard R.
BUDDY AND HIS WINTER FUN, OR, A BOY IN A SNOW CAMP.
Garis, Howard R.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

BOOK OF THE WOODS., Gauss, Marianne.  Illustrated by C.W. Gauss.
BOOK OF THE WOODS.
Gauss, Marianne. Illustrated by C.W. Gauss.
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

COCONUT ISLAND OR THE ADVENTURES OF TWO CHILDREN IN THE SOUTH SEAS., Gibbings, Robert.
COCONUT ISLAND OR THE ADVENTURES OF TWO CHILDREN IN THE SOUTH SEAS.
Gibbings, Robert.
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

MISS PAT AND COMPANY LIMITED., Ginther, Pemberton.
MISS PAT AND COMPANY LIMITED.
Ginther, Pemberton.
16.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

SEA OTTER INLET., Godkin, Celia.
SEA OTTER INLET.
Godkin, Celia.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

ASTERIX GLADIATEUR.  UNE AVENTURE D'ASTERIX., Goscinny.  Dessins de Uderzo.
ASTERIX GLADIATEUR. UNE AVENTURE D'ASTERIX.
Goscinny. Dessins de Uderzo.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

OBELIX Y COMPANIA. UNA AVENTURA DE ASTERIX., Goscinny.  Ilustraciones de Uderzo.
OBELIX Y COMPANIA. UNA AVENTURA DE ASTERIX.
Goscinny. Ilustraciones de Uderzo.
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

STREIT UM ASTERIX.  GROSSER ASTERIX - BAND XV., Goscinny: text.  Zeichnungen: Uderzo.
STREIT UM ASTERIX. GROSSER ASTERIX - BAND XV.
Goscinny: text. Zeichnungen: Uderzo.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

ASTERIX IN SPANIEN.  GROSSER ASTERIX - BAND XIV., Goscinny: text.  Zeichnungen: Uderzo.
ASTERIX IN SPANIEN. GROSSER ASTERIX - BAND XIV.
Goscinny: text. Zeichnungen: Uderzo.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@CapricornBooks.ca
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie