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Jul 13, 2013
2013/7/13 10:39:58 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia

Please post any advertising images from Tolkien's publishers that you have in this thread.

Description:1980 UK 25th Anniversary Lord of the Rings Paperback boxset
Publisher: Unwin Paperbacks
Price: £4.50

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Jul 14, 2013
2013/7/14 4:43:32 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
1989/1990 Unwin Hyman Catalogue

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Jul 14, 2013 (edited)
2013/7/14 9:12:42 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
GA&U Beautiful Tolkien Gift Sets

I'd love my copies to look this this, they don't

Tolkien is very blue on the LOTR set that I have.

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Jul 15, 2013
2013/7/15 1:57:11 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Supplement to The Bookseller 23rd October 1982

"Tolkien books make great gifts"

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Jul 15, 2013
2013/7/15 1:59:47 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Tolkien Times - Autumn 1998 catalog

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Jul 15, 2013
2013/7/15 2:00:58 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Card Set bookseller advertisement

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Jul 15, 2013
2013/7/15 2:02:41 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Waldenbooks (bookseller here in the USA back in the seventies and eighties) ad for Silmarillion release.

Not quite a publisher advert but similar enough I thought I would include it when I ran across it.

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Jul 15, 2013
2013/7/15 2:05:22 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Unfinished Tales mini catalog (pre-release) from Houghton Mifflin to booksellers. Weird folding pattern that didn't scan well, might include a photo soon that shows what order the panels go when you open it up.

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May 23, 2015
2015/5/23 9:18:06 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Seller: popugai (2486)
Ended May 23, 2015
£126.00
[18 Bids]
Anybody have any idea when this was issued, I would guess 1964.

It is included with a set of 1950's UK Lord of the Rings.

eBay Item #321754387776

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May 23, 2015
2015/5/23 9:33:09 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Couldn't enlarge the photo to read (but have one of these somewhere).

From memory (may be wrong) it is promotional leaflet/booklet issued with the 2nd Edition of the Lord of the Rings in 1966
May 23, 2015
2015/5/23 9:50:51 (GMT) Greenwich Mean Time, London, Dublin, Lisbon, Casablanca, Monrovia
Could you scan it and post it here?

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