TOLKIEN: HISTORY OF THE LORD OF THE RINGS - 4 volumes. The End of the Third Age The War of the Ring The Treason of Isengard The Return of the Shadow. In all fantasy literature, there is no more completely formed world than J. This sweeping work, assembled by Christopher Tolkien from his father's detailed notes, unpublished passages and early drafts, takes fans behind the scenes of Tolkien's masterpiece to its very beginnings. Factory Sealed - Shrink Wrapped.