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The Return of the King
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The Return of the King.
J.R.R. Tolkien.
1st Edition, 1st Impression 1955.
George Allen & Unwin.
Hardback in dustwrapper.
22.8cm x 14.5 cm.
Hammond Page Ref: pp.85-99.

Cover illustration based on a design by JRRT.
The Map of Gondor, Rohan and Mordor is inserted on a fold-out sheet at the rear.

Published: 20 October 1955.
Price: 21s.

Approximately 7,000 copies printed.

For further details see Printing and Binding The Lord of the Rings.

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