1. Text pages printed digitally on Genuine Traditional Cream Bookwove.
2. Colour and Black & White Plate sections printed digitally on Gloss Art paper.
3. Plates cut up and manually inserted into the correct position within the book.
4. Book is Glued and Lined to form the inside Bookblock of all pages.
5. The Bookblock is trimmed on three sides to the correct size.
6. End Papers and a Crepe Lining are glued onto the Bookblock to give strength to the book.
7. The Case Material, which is Genuine Cloth Library Wibalin in black colour, is cut to size.
8. The front and back boards for the Hard Book Case are cut and the Case is hand made by gluing the case material to the Boards and sized to match the Bookblock.
9. The finished Book is now assembled by Pasting the End Papers and attaching the Bookblock inside the Case.
10. The Book is now put in a traditional Book Clamp overnight for the glues to dry.
11. The final process is fitting the Jacket, which has been Laminated , to the finished Book.
Your Hand Made book made specially for you is now ready for shipping direct to your door.
DIFFERENCES FROM FIRST EDITIONS
HarperCollins has been careful to differentiate the Print on Demand editions from the original first editions. Print on demand editions will feature the publication date of 2010 and will have a new ISBN.
All out of print hardback editions, from 1 The Book of Lost Tales Part One through to 12 The Peoples of Middle Earth are now available as print on demand only through this website. We are also delighted to offer the highly sought after part 13 The History of Middle Earth Index. View the full range of The History of Middle-earth books here.
Please do contact us if you would like to purchase the full set at a discount.
The History of Middle-earth Series:
The History Of Middle-Earth (1) — The Book Of Lost Tales, Part One
The History Of Middle-Earth (2) — The Book Of Lost Tales, Part Two
The History Of Middle-Earth (3) — The Lays Of Beleriand
The History Of Middle-Earth (4) — The Shaping Of Middle-Earth
The History Of Middle-Earth (5) — The Lost Road: And Other Writings
The History Of Middle-Earth (6) — The Return Of The Shadow
The History Of Middle-Earth (7) — The Treason Of Isengard
The History Of Middle-Earth (8) — The War Of The Ring
The History Of Middle-Earth (9) — Sauron Defeated
The History Of Middle-Earth (10) — Morgoth’s Ring
The History Of Middle-Earth (11) — The War Of The Jewels
The History Of Middle-Earth (12) — The Peoples Of Middle-Earth
The History Of Middle-Earth (13) — The History Of Middle-Earth Index