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Sir Gawain. Pearl. Sir Orfeo. 1979Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Sir Orfeo

Translated by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Edited by Christopher Tolkien.
1st Paperback Edition 1979.
Unwin Paperbacks.
ISBN 0048210390.
Cover illustration - The Labours of Hercules.
Hammond Page Ref.: pp.324-325.

This collection brings together Tolkien’s translations of four Middle English works: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Sir Orfeo and Gawain’s Leave Taking. It also includes numerous short pieces by Tolkien discussing various aspects of the poems.

Seven impressions issued, all similar:

1st Impression 1979
2nd Impression 1981
3rd Impression 1981
4th Impression 1983
5th Impression 1984
6th Impression 1985
7th Impression 1986
8th Impression 1987

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