Special collector''s film tie-in hardback of the first
volume of J.R.R. Tolkien''s epic masterpiece The Lord of the
Rings. Featuring the complete story with a sumptuous cover
design and brand new reproductions of all of Tolkien''s original
drawings and maps.
Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of
Power - the means by which he intends to rule Middle earth. All he
lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring - the ring that
rules them all - which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit,
In a sleepy village in the Shire, young Frodo Baggins finds
himself faced with an immense task, as his elderly cousin Bilbo
entrusts the Ring to his care. Frodo must leave his home and make a
perilous journey across Middle-earth to the Cracks of Doom, there
to destroy the Ring and foil the Dark Lord in his evil purpose.