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J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography. 1987J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography.
Humphrey Carpenter.
Reissued Edition 1987.
Unwin Paperbacks.
London.
ISBN 0049280708.
Paperback.
Photographs by various.
Hammond Page Ref.: pp.333-334.

Notes
Includes a large number of previously unpublished extracts from letters, poems and other writings by JRRT together with a reproduction of a page from the manuscript of The Lord of the Rings.

Three impressions issued:

1st Impression 1987 5,000 copies printed
2nd Impression 1987
3rd Impression 1989

The 3rd Impression of this Unwin Paperbacks Edition has been seen with two different cover illustrations the earlier (First) state features a photograph of Tolkien without a pipe, and the later (Second) state features a photograph of Tolkien smoking a pipe.

The (earlier) First State of the Third Impression is shown opposite.

Appendix C - The Published Writings of J.R.R. Tolkien is complete up to 1986.

The photographs included in this book vary - this edition contains 14.

A full list of the contents of this book will be added at a later date.

 
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