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FREE SHIPPING UK WIDE The Lord of the Rings 60th Anniversary Boxed Set by J.R.R. Tolkien Four-volume boxed-set edition of The Lord of the Rings in hardback, featuring Tolkiens original unused dust-jacket designs, together with fourth hardback volume, The Lord of the Rings: A Readers Companion. Includes special features and the definitive edition of the text. FORMAT Hardcover LANGUAGE English CONDITION Brand New Publisher Description Four-volume boxed-set edition of The Lord of the Rings in hardback, featuring Tolkiens original unused dust-jacket designs, together with fourth hardback volume, The Lord of the Rings: A Readers Companion. Includes special features and the definitive edition of the text. Since it was first published in 1954, The Lord of the Rings has been a book people have treasured. Steeped in unrivalled magic and otherworldliness, its sweeping fantasy has touched the hearts of young and old alike, with one hundred and fifty million copies of its many editions sold around the world. In 2005 Tolkiens text was fully restored - with the full co-operation of Christopher Tolkien - with almost 400 corrections, the original red and black maps as fold-out sheets, a fully revised and enlarged index, and for the first time a special plate section containing the pages from the Book of Mazarbul, making this set as close as possible to the version that J.R.R. Tolkien intended. This Diamond Anniversary reissue of the prized boxed set marks 60 years since the first publication of The Fellowship of the Ring.These hardback editions feature Tolkiens original unused dust-jacket designs from the 1950s, reworked for this edition, and some additional text corrections. The four-volume boxed set includes The Lord of the Rings: A Readers Companion, a unique annotated guide to the text, fully updated since its first publication in 2005, and is a book which will enhance the readers enjoyment and understanding of one of the most influential books of the 20th century. Notes 60th anniversary edition 4 volume boxed set edition of The Lord Of The Rings in hardback, featuring Tolkiens original unused dust-jacket designs, together with A Readers Companion. Author Biography J.R.R.Tolkien (1892-1973) was a distinguished academic, though he is best known for writing The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion, plus other stories and essays. His books have been translated into over 70 languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide. Review Extraordinarily imaginative, and wholly exciting The Times Masterpiece? Oh yes Evening Standard An astonishing imaginative tour de force Daily Telegraph Long Description Four-volume boxed-set edition of The Lord of the Rings in hardback, featuring Tolkiens original unused dust-jacket designs, together with fourth hardback volume, The Lord of the Rings: A Readers Companion. Includes special features and the definitive edition of the text. Since it was first published in 1954, The Lord of the Rings has been a book people have treasured. Steeped in unrivalled magic and otherworldliness, its sweeping fantasy has touched the hearts of young and old alike, with one hundred and fifty million copies of its many editions sold around the world. In 2005 Tolkiens text was fully restored - with the full co-operation of Christopher Tolkien - with almost 400 corrections, the original red and black maps as fold-out sheets, a fully revised and enlarged index, and for the first time a special plate section containing the pages from the Book of Mazarbul, making this set as close as possible to the version that J.R.R. Tolkien intended. This Diamond Anniversary reissue of the prized boxed set marks 60 years since the first publication of The Fellowship of the Ring. These hardback editions feature Tolkiens original unused dust-jacket designs from the 1950s, reworked for this edition, and some additional text corrections. The four-volume boxed set includes The Lord of the Rings: A Readers Companion, a unique annotated guide to the text, fully updated since its first publication in 2005, and is a book which will enhance the readers enjoyment and understanding of one of the most influential books of the 20th century. Review Quote Extraordinarily imaginative, and wholly excitingThe Times The story itself is superbObserver A most remarkable featGuardian Masterpiece? Oh yesEvening Standard An astonishing imaginative tour de forceDaily Telegraph A story magnificently toldNew Statesman Tolkien was a storyteller of geniusLiterary Review Amongst the greatest works of imaginative fiction of the twentieth centurySunday Telegraph Feature 2 b/w, 3 col illus, 3 col plates * The undisputed Book of the Century - has sold 150,000,000 copies worldwide * Four-volume boxed set includes The Lord of the Rings: A Readers Companion, a brand-new annotated hardback guide to all three books * Contains the definitive 50th anniversary text - first time in three-volume set - and now with additional corrections for the 60th anniversary. * Features the original jacket designs by the author himself, reworked for this edition. * Includes 2-colour fold-out maps, a special plate section of the pages from the Book of Mazarbul, and a fully expanded index. * Individual hardback volumes also available separately. Competition: A;Game of Thrones;The;Witcher;Chronicles of Narnia;His Dark Materials;Outlander;Stranger Things;Star Wars;Harry Potter;Hunger Games. George R R Martin;Ursula K. Le Guin;C. S. Lewis;Philip Pullman;Neil Gaiman;J K Rowling;Alan Lee;Christopher Tolkien Description for Sales People Four-volume boxed-set edition of The Lord of the Rings in hardback, featuring Tolkiens original unused dust-jacket designs, together with fourth hardback volume, The Lord of the Rings: A Readers Companion. Includes special features and the definitive edition of the text. Since it was first published in 1954, The Lord of the Rings has been a book people have treasured. Steeped in unrivalled magic and otherworldliness, its sweeping fantasy has touched the hearts of young and old alike, with one hundred and fifty million copies of its many editions sold around the world. In 2005 Tolkiens text was fully restored - with the full co-operation of Christopher Tolkien - with almost 400 corrections, the original red and black maps as fold-out sheets, a fully revised and enlarged index, and for the first time a special plate section containing the pages from the Book of Mazarbul, making this set as close as possible to the version that J.R.R. Tolkien intended. This Diamond Anniversary reissue of the prized boxed set marks 60 years since the first publication of The Fellowship of the Ring. These hardback editions feature Tolkiens original unused dust-jacket designs from the 1950s, reworked for this edition, and some additional text corrections. The four-volume boxed set includes The Lord of the Rings: A Readers Companion, a unique annotated guide to the text, fully updated since its first publication in 2005, and is a book which will enhance the readers enjoyment and understanding of one of the most influential books of the 20th century. Gold title * The undisputed Book of the Century - has sold 150,000,000 copies worldwide * Four-volume boxed set includes The Lord of the Rings: A Readers Companion, a brand-new annotated hardback guide to all three books * Contains the definitive 50th anniversary text - first time in three-volume set - and now with additional corrections for the 60th anniversary. * Features the original jacket designs by the author himself, reworked for this edition. * Includes 2-colour fold-out maps, a special plate section of the pages from the Book of Mazarbul, and a fully expanded index. * Individual hardback volumes also available separately. Competition: A;Game of Thrones;The;Witcher;Chronicles of Narnia;His Dark Materials;Outlander;Stranger Things;Star Wars;Harry Potter;Hunger Games. George R R Martin;Ursula K. Le Guin;C. S. Lewis;Philip Pullman;Neil Gaiman;J K Rowling;Alan Lee;Christopher Tolkien Details ISBN0007581149 Author J.R.R. Tolkien Pages 1472 Publisher Harpercollins Publishers Year 2014 ISBN-10 0007581149 ISBN-13 9780007581146 Format Hardcover Publication Date 2014-06-19 Media Book Edition 60th Imprint HarperCollins Publishers Ltd Place of Publication London Country of Publication United Kingdom DEWEY 823.912 Illustrations 2 b/w, 3 col illus, 3 col plates, With index Birth 1892 Death 1973 Language English Audience General/Trade We've got this At The Nile, if you're looking for it, we've got it. With fast shipping, low prices, friendly service and well over a million items - you're bound to find what you want, at a price you'll love! 30 DAY RETURN POLICY No questions asked, 30 day returns! FREE DELIVERY No matter where you are in the UK, delivery is free. SECURE PAYMENT Peace of mind by paying through PayPal and eBay Buyer Protection TheNile_Item_ID:80287236;
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