|The Fellowship of the Ring.
1st Deluxe Edition 1964.
1st Edition, 13th Impression 1963.
George Allen & Unwin.
Hardback. Issued in a slipcase.
Slipcase illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Page Ref.: p.98.
The map showing A Part of The Shire appears opposite page 24. The 1954 version of the map of The West of Middle-earth at the End of the Third Age is inserted on a fold-out sheet at the rear.
Part of a three volume set issued in a slipcase. This was a set of 1963 Impressions bound in black buckram and issued in a slipcase illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
According to correspondence between Allen & Unwin and the printers Jarrold & Sons, 1,000 sets of books were bound in November 1964.
500 sets were boxed in November or early December 1964, and another 500 in October[?] 1965.
The books were bound by Jarrold & Sons and the slipcases were manufactured by Runprint Ltd, part of the Purnell Group.
For full details of this edition see The First Deluxe Edition of The Lord of the Rings.
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