MAKES AN EXCEPTIONAL GIFT FOR ANY FAN OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION / THE LORD OF THE RINGS / HOBBIT / J. Mahalo for taking the time to look at our listing. We always do our BEST to give you the most accurate description of these beautiful books. DESCRIPTION: Easton Press full-leather binding edition of THE LEGEND OF SIBURD AND GUDRUN by J.
THIS IS VINTAGE HEIRLOOM EASTON WITH LAVISH DEEP GILT IMPRESSIONS TO THE BOARDS AND SPINE. IT IS ONE OF THE MOST HIGHLY-PRIZED & MOST BEAUTIFUL OF THIS TOLKIEN MASTERPIECE YOU CAN FIND. Tolkien composed his own version of the great legend of Northern antiquity, recounted here in. The Legend of Sigurd and. Is told the ancestry of the great hero Sigurd, the slayer of Fáfnir, most celebrated of dragons; of his awakening of the Valkyrie Brynhild, who slept surrounded by a wall of fire, and of their betrothal; and of his coming to the court of the great princes who were named the Niflungs (or Nibelungs), with whom he entered into blood-brotherhood.In scenes of dramatic intensity, of confusion of identity, thwarted passion, jealousy, and bitter strife, the tragedy of Sigurd and Brynhild, of Gunnar the Niflung and Gudrún his sister, mounts to its end in the murder of Sigurd, the suicide of Brynhild, and the despair of Gudrún. Recounts her fate after the death of Sigurd, her marriage against her will to the mighty Atli, ruler of the Huns (the Attila of history), his murder of her brothers, and her hideous revenge.
CONDITION: Book is in LIKE NEW condition for its age with only a couple of negligible rubs to the gilt page ends (SEE PICS FOR BETTER DETAILS). NO ATTACHED BOOKPLATES, WRITING FROM PREVIOUS OWNER, ETC.It is a GORGEOUS edition. Please check out our other listings of Easton Press, Franklin Library, Limited Editions Club, First Editions Library, Heritage Press, International Collectors Library, and Folio Society editions. Mahalo for looking at our listings! This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "highqualityproducts" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Republic of Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam.