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Re: New Book Releases
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Just happened to notice that Easton Press has the History of The Lord of the Rings (four books - Return of the Shadow, Treason of Isengard, War of the Ring, End of the Third Age) in their trademark green leather and gold gilt.

Should be shipping later this month, $400 approximately.

http://www.eastonpress.com/prod/D5B/T ... RD-OF-THE-RINGS_2417.aspx

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Hi Turambar,

the text has been re-set and is the latest corrected version, so it will have some updates and corrections the 50th did not (and, Murphy's law and all, probably add a new mistake or two).

Also it has that fancy "transparent slipcase" that I would like to see before I form a final opinion on, but I have misgivings.

But it does look remarkably like the 50th anniversary edition.

Has it been ten years already?

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I believe the transparent slipcase is for the new 60th anniversary, 1-volume, Alan Lee illustrated LoTR. The new, 4-volume LoTR set with the Reader's Companion does appear to be a reissue of the 50th anniversary set (though with the updated Reader's Companion and a new ISBN).

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Urulöké wrote:
Just happened to notice that Easton Press has the History of The Lord of the Rings (four books - Return of the Shadow, Treason of Isengard, War of the Ring, End of the Third Age) in their trademark green leather and gold gilt.

Should be shipping later this month, $400 approximately.

http://www.eastonpress.com/prod/D5B/T ... RD-OF-THE-RINGS_2417.aspx


Bah! That's likely to be me $400 poorer, then! Thanks for the heads up.

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Turambar wrote:
Am I missing something? Isn't the 60th Anniversary LOTR boxset just a reissue of the 50th Anniversary version?

http://www.tolkien.co.uk/product/9780007581146/The+Lord+of+the+Rings+Boxed+Set+



I think it is essentially a re-issue, but the Hammond & Scull companion volume has been updated (perhaps Findegil can confirm that?)

Posted on: 5/3 1:36:34



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