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Re: 5 volume deluxe box set - pictures

Subject: Re: 5 volume deluxe box set - pictures
by Stu on 2013/1/21 1:16:21


Trotter wrote:
Thanks a lot for posting these

http://www.tolkienguide.com/modules/n ... t_id=11331#forumpost11331

I was comparing the first printing of The Hobbit with the pictures shown here, and even though the limitation numbers do not appear, the ISBN number is different, so must be a later printing.

2004 1st Printing ISBN 0 00 711835 X
2012 Later Printing ISBN 978 0 00 711835 9



The bigger giveaway is that the later editions of LOTR, The Hobbit and Silmarillion are all printed by "Printing Express, Hong Kong".