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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. 1952Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Edited by J.R.R. Tolkien and E.V. Gordon
1st Edition, 6th Impression 1952
Oxford University Press
Hardback in dustwrapper
Frontispiece - The Lady of the Castle visits Sir Gawain
Hammond Page Ref.: p.285

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a scholarly edition of the Middle English romance. Tolkien was responsible for the glossary and for the text of the poem, while Gordon produced the majority of the accompanying notes.

All page edges trimmed.

No stamped ornament or border on upper board.

Logo present on spine of binding.

Two impressions issued in this format, both similar:

6th Impression 1952
7th Impression 1955

One copy of the 1960 Impression seen in this dustwrapper, all others in later state dustwrapper.

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