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The Return of the King. 1987
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The Return of the King. 1987The Return of the King
J.R.R. Tolkien
2nd Edition, 14th Impression 1987
Unwin Hyman
ISBN 0048230472
Hardback in dustwrapper
Cover illustration by J.R.R. Tolkien
Hammond Page Ref.: p.138

The Map of Gondor, Rohan and Mordor is inserted on a fold-out sheet at the rear.

Five impressions issued:

14th Impression 1987
15th Impression 1987
16th Impression 1988
17th Impression 1988
18th Impression 1990

The 14th and 15th Impressions feature the earlier plain text 'Unwin Hyman' logo on the spine and title page, whereas the 16th, 17th and 18th Impressions have the later 'Man in a Circle' logo.

Copies of the 1990 Impression are marked 17th Impression in error.

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