|The Lord of the Rings.
BCA Illustrated Edition 1991.
Book Club Associates.
Hardback in dustwrapper.
Illustrated by Alan Lee.
Page Ref.: p.174.
The map showing A Part of The Shire appears on page 30. The 1980 version of the map of The West of Middle-earth at the End of the Third Age and the Map of Gondor, Rohan and Mordor appear spread over the final pages. Also includes fifty colour illustrations by Alan Lee.
Six impressions issued:
1st Impression 1991
2nd Impression 1992
3rd Impression 1995
4th Impression 1996
5th Impression 1998
6th Impression 1999
Two states seen:
1) Dustwrapper carries the Tolkien Centenary logo on the lower cover.
2) Dustwrapper carries a photograph of Tolkien on the lower cover and slightly modified lettering on the upper cover.
The First State of the dustwrapper was used for the 1st and 2nd Impressions.
The Second State of the dustwrapper was introduced after the Tolkien Centenary and was used for the 3rd to 6th Impressions.
The 3rd Impression was issued in an unpriced HarperCollins dustwrapper that combines the Tolkien photograph on the lower cover with the unmodified lettering on the upper cover.
The Second State of the dustwrapper is shown opposite, while the First State is shown opposite the entry for the HarperCollins Illustrated Edition.
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