The Lord of the Rings Boxed Set. Four-volume boxed-set edition of The Lord of the Rings in hardback, featuring Tolkien's original unused dust-jacket designs, together with fourth hardback volume, The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's 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. In 2005 Tolkien's 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.
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 Tolkien's 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 Reader's Companion, a unique annotated guide to the text, fully updated since its first publication in 2005, and is a book which will enhance the reader's enjoyment and understanding of one of the most influential books of the 20th century. 60th anniversary edition 4 volume boxed set edition of The Lord Of The Rings in hardback, featuring Tolkien's original unused dust-jacket designs, together with A Reader's Companion.
Extraordinarily imaginative, and wholly exciting' The Times'Masterpiece? Oh yes' Evening Standard'An astonishing imaginative tour de force' Daily Telegraph. The Classic Bestselling Fantasy Novel.Extraordinarily imaginative, and wholly exciting'The Times'The story itself is superb'Observer'A most remarkable feat'Guardian'Masterpiece? Oh yes'Evening Standard'An astonishing imaginative tour de force'Daily Telegraph'A story magnificently told'New Statesman'Tolkien was a storyteller of genius'Literary Review'Amongst the greatest works of imaginative fiction of the twentieth century'Sunday Telegraph. Celebrate the 60th anniversary of a literary masterpiece with The Lord of the Rings Boxed Set by J. Tolkien - an epic adventure that will transport you to the world of Middle-earth and leave you spellbound with its richly detailed characters and breathtaking landscapes.
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;Song of Ice and Fire;The;Witcher;Chronicles of Narnia;His Dark Materials;Hunger Games;Shadow and bone;wheel of time;dune;winter king;eye of the world;discovery of witches. By;George R R Martin;Ursula K Le Guin;C S Lewis;Philip Pullman;Neil Gaiman;J K Rowling;Christopher Tolkien. Country of Publication United Kingdom. Illustrations 2 b/w, 3 col illus, 3 col plates, With index. Affiliation Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Edition Description 60th Anniversary edition. At The Nile, if you're looking for it, we've got it.