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The Lord of the Rings. 1959The Lord of the Rings.
J.R.R. Tolkien.
1st Edition, 8th/6th/5th Impressions 1959.
George Allen & Unwin.
London.
ISBN: N/A.
Hardbacks. Issued in a slipcase.
Cover illustrations based on a design by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Hammond Page Ref.: p.98.

Notes
In The Fellowship of the Ring, the map showing A Part of The Shire appears opposite page 24.
In The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers, 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.
In The Return of the King, the Map of Gondor, Rohan and Mordor is inserted on a fold-out sheet at the rear.

Third state of the slipcase.

Available 1959 to 1960.
Price: 63s.

400 sets produced.

Boxed in two batches:

150 in August 1959
250 in October[??] 1959

Slipcases manufactured by Jarrold & Sons.

Covered with grey textured paper.
No price printed on label.
Three piece construction.
No staples.

Includes 1959 impressions:

The Fellowship of the Ring - 8th Impression 1959
The Two Towers - 6th Impression 1959
The Return of the King - 5th Impression 1959

For further details see The First Boxed Edition of The Lord of the Rings.

 
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