The Lord of the Rings.
1st Edition, 9th/7th/6th Impressions 1960.
George Allen & Unwin.
Hardbacks in slipcase.
Page Ref: p.98.
The maps are inserted on fold-out sheets at the rear of each volume.
Fifth state of the slipcase.
Available 1960 to 1961.
The number of sets produced is uncertain, but was probably less than 1,000.
Boxed in three batches[?]:
Slipcases manufactured by Jarrold & Sons.
Covered with grey textured paper.
No price printed on label.
One piece construction.
Staples in top and bottom panels.
Join running down centre of top and bottom panels.
Includes various impressions 1960-61:
- 9th or 10th Impressions
- 7th Impressions
- 6th or 7th Impressions
The 9th Impression 1960 of misidentifies itself as the 8th Impression 1960.