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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. 1968Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Edited by J.R.R. Tolkien and E.V. Gordon
Revised by Norman Davis
1st Paperback Edition 1968
Oxford University Press
SBN 811486/6/67 (1968)
SBN 198114869 (from 1969?)
ISBN 0198114869 (from 1972)
Cover illustration: The Lady of the Castle visits Sir Gawain
Hammond Page Ref.: p.287

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a scholarly edition of the Middle English romance. Using a number of sources of information, including Tolkien's later notes on the subject, Norman Davis revised Tolkien and Gordon's earlier work - largely rewriting the Introduction, Notes and appendices on Metre and Language in the process.

Full list of impressions not available, but includes:

1st Impression 1968*
2nd Impression 1969
3rd Impression 1970
4th Impression 1972 [Corrections made to text]
5th Impression 1975
6th Impression 1977*
7th Impression 1979
8th Impression 1983
9th Impression 1984
10th Impression 1985
11th Impression 1987**
12th Impression 1989
13th Impression 1991
14th Impression 1992
15th Impression 1995
16th Impression [Date unknown]
17th Impression [Date unknown]
18th Impression [Date unknown]
19th Impression [Date unknown]
20th Impression [Date unknown]
21st Impression [Undated***]

* Denotes hardback copies bound in addition to paperback copies – more hardback reprints are likely.

** The 1987 Impression is not recorded in later impressions.

*** At some time after the 15th Impression 1995, OUP changed the way that impressions were recorded - from a list of years to a simple number line.

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