An Illustrated Tolkien Bibliography

The Readers Union Edition
Volume 3 - Verso of Title Page
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Publishing The Lord of the Rings
The First Impression of RotK
VI  The First Boxed Edition
VII  The Readers Union Edition
VIII  The First Deluxe Edition
IX  Printing and Binding LotR
XIV  LotR: A Bibliography
XV  LotR: A Bibliography of Slipcases

The History of Middle-earth series

Other Articles
Christopher Tolkien Bibliography
I Think I've Got A Hobbit
Missing Images
Nasty Tricksy Hobbits
Printing and Binding The Hobbit
Songs for the Philologists
The Princess Hobbit
-- Letter from J. R. R. Tolkien
-- Gandalf: Not 'Magician' but 'Wizard'
-- Visions of Gollum
-- Of Smaug and the Jabberwock
-- Magazine Gallery
Tolkien Calendars
Tolkien the Esperantist?
Tolkien's Languages and Alphabets
Unpublished Manuscript Found?

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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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