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The Lord of the Rings. 1963/1964
The Lord of the Rings.
J.R.R. Tolkien.
1st Deluxe Edition 1964.
1st Edition, 13th/10th/10th Impressions 1963.
George Allen & Unwin.
London.
ISBN: N/A.
Hardbacks. Issued in a slipcase.
Slipcase illustration by Pauline Baynes.
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.

Available 1964-1967
Price: 6.6s.0d.

A set of 1963 impressions of the sheets of the standard trade edition, bound in black buckram, and issued in a Pauline Baynes illustrated slipcase.

1,000 sets of books were bound in November 1964.

1,000 slipcases were produced in November or early December 1964 and 500 sets were boxed immediately. Another 500 were boxed in October[?] 1965.

50 replacement slipcases were made in January 1967, due to some of the sets of books being too large for the slipcases.

Includes 1963 impressions:

The Fellowship of the Ring - 13th Impression
The Two Towers - 10th Impression
The Return of the King - 10th Impression

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

 
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