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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

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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
Tolkien Calendars
Tolkien the Esperantist?
Tolkien's Languages and Alphabets
Unpublished Manuscript Found?

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Slipcase label - Variant A.

Printed by Jarrold & Sons in red ink on Caldecott Silver Grey paper.

Note the presence of a printed price.

Used for first and second state slipcases.

In use 1957-59.

Often becomes discoloured with age and handling.

 

J.R.R. TOLKIEN
 

THE LORD OF
THE RINGS
___________

The Fellowship of the Ring
The Two Towers
The Return of the King

 

63s net the set
of three volumes

 

GEORGE ALLEN & UNWIN LTD

Slipcase Label - 1957-59
 
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