|The Fellowship of the Ring.
2nd Edition 1966.
George Allen & Unwin.
SBN 048230456 (from 1968).
ISBN 0048230456 (from 1970).
Hardback in dustwrapper.
Cover illustration based on a design by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Page Ref.: pp.120-138.
The map showing A Part of The Shire appears on page 26. The 1954 version of the map of The West of Middle-earth at the End of the Third Age is inserted on a fold-out sheet at the rear.
Six impressions issued before the dustwrapper design was changed:
1st Impression 1966 – 15,000 copies
2nd Impression 1967 – 15,000 copies
3rd Impression 1968
4th Impression 1969
5th Impression 1970
6th Impression 1971
The ink used for the rings was changed from the gold colour shown opposite to a yellow-orange colour in 1970.
Some copies of the 7th Impression 1973 have been seen with this style of dustwrapper.
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