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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. 1930Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Edited by J.R.R. Tolkien and E.V. Gordon.
1st Edition, 2nd Impression 1930.
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.

Corrected edition.

Variants have been seen both with and without tissue guards over the plates.

Variants have been seen both with and without the top edges of the pages trimmed.

Stamped ornament and border on upper board are in gilt.

Logo present on spine of binding.

[Image opposite shows a slightly discoloured dustwrapper.]

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