Ballantine Books Edition, January 1980. FIRST EDITION, First Printing softcover. Book is in very good condition with light shelf wear, reading bends and slight corner crease. Pages are crisp, clean and mark-free with normal yellowing. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; Pearl and Sir Orfeo Translated by JRR Tolkien. It is a romance interlaced with scenes of the hunt and temptations of the flesh; it is a fairy tale of giant warriors in armor and King Arthur's most noble knight; and it is a rousing adventure of epic enchantment and the destiny of human desires. 165 pages.