With over 100 million copies sold in over 40 languages, millions have grown up with The Lord of the Rings, the classic epic tale considered by millions to be the greatest fantasy-adventure story ever told. J.R.R. Tolkiens phenomenal epic trilogy chronicles the struggle between good and evil for possession of a magical ring. The book trilogy, named the most popular book of the 20th Century, has been presented in a series of feature films from New Line Cinema. Solid metal cross guard and pommel, antique silver plated finish. 24-K gold plated fittings. Genuine leather-wrapped grip. 420 stainless steel blade. Authentic runes deep-etched on both sides of the false-edged blade. Wood display plaque. Certificate of authenticity. 52 7/8" overall. 40 5/8" blade.