An Illustrated Tolkien Bibliography

The Lord of the Rings. 1972
Search the Site
 Advanced Search

Links to Bibliography Pages

The Bibliography

1954-1955 - The Lord of the Rings

1954-1979 - Three Volumes

1980-1990 - Three Volumes

1991-1999 - Three Volumes

2000-Present - Three Volumes

1968-1990 - One Volume

1991-Present - One Volume

1999-Present - Seven Volumes

Back to previous page Record Number: 45250
The Lord of the Rings. 1972The Lord of the Rings
J.R.R. Tolkien
1st One Volume Edition, 11th Impression 1972
George Allen & Unwin
ISBN 0048230871
Cover illustration by Pauline Baynes
Hammond Page Ref.: pp.141-143

The map showing A Part of The Shire appears on page 30. The 1954 version of the map of The West of Middle-earth at the End of the Third Age is present in full on page 6 as well as appearing spread over five integral pages. The Map of Gondor, Rohan and Mordor appears on pages 774-775.

This edition only includes a brief excerpt from the Appendices - A Part of the Tale of Aragorn and Arwen from the Annals of the Kings and Rulers.

For this impression changes were made to the lettering on the upper and lower covers as well as to the spine.

Further minor changes to the cover lettering were made for the 12th Impression 1973.

One copy of the 11th Impression has been seen in the cover used for the 12th Impression 1973.

If you are looking for new, secondhand or out-of-print books then AbeBooks UK may be able to help.
Alternatively, you can search and order through Thousands of booksellers - millions of books.
Text © Neil Holford and 2003-2020 --- Images and quoted text remain copyright of the respective publishers and authors
Winner of the Tolkien Society's Best Website Award