An Illustrated Tolkien Bibliography

The Readers Union Edition
Volume 3 - Verso of Title Page
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Verso of the title page for The Return of the King.

Note that the layout differs to the other two volumes.  Volume 1 was printed by Purnell & Sons rather than Jarrold & Sons.  Volume 2 was printed at an earlier date.


This book is copyright under the Berne Convention.  Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study, research, criticism or review, as permitted under the Copyright Act 1956 no portion may be reproduced by any process without written permission.  Enquiry should be made to the publisher.


This Readers Union edition was produced in 1960 for sale to its members only by Readers Union Ltd at Aldine House, 10-13 Bedford Street, London, W.C.2, and at Letchworth Garden City, Herts. Full details may be obtained from our London address. The book is set in 11 point Imprint type leaded and has been reprinted by Jarrold and Sons Ltd, Norwich.  It was first published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.

Volume 3 - Verso of Title Page
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