The Lord of the Rings (Hardback)
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The Lord of the Rings (Hardback)

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Hardback 1248 Pages / Published: 14/10/2021
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Housing the complete saga of The Lord of the Rings in one unique volume, this sumptuous hardback edition of Tolkien’s iconic masterpiece features, for the very first time, thirty glorious colour illustrations, sketches and maps produced by the author himself.

For the first time ever, a very special edition of the classic masterpiece, illustrated throughout in colour by the author himself and with the complete text printed in two colours.

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 and epic adventure has touched the hearts of young and old alike. Over 150 million copies of its many editions have been sold around the world, and occasional collectors' editions become prized and valuable items of publishing.

This one-volume hardback edition contains the complete text, fully corrected and reset, which is printed in red and black and features, for the very first time, thirty colour illustrations, maps and sketches drawn by Tolkien himself as he composed this epic work. These include the pages from the Book of Mazarbul, marvellous facsimiles created by Tolkien to accompany the famous 'Bridge of Khazad-dum' chapter. Also appearing are two removable fold-out maps drawn by Christopher Tolkien revealing all the detail of Middle-earth.

Sympathetically packaged to reflect the classic look of the first edition, this new edition of the bestselling hardback will prove irresistible to collectors and new fans alike.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780008471286
Number of pages: 1248
Weight: 270 g
Dimensions: 228 x 149 mm
Edition: Single-volume illustrated edition


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Among the greatest works of imaginative fiction of the 20th century.' - Sunday Telegraph

'The English-speaking world is divided into those who have read The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit and those who are going to read them' - Sunday Times

'Masterpiece? Oh yes, I've no doubt about that.' - Evening Standard

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Hardback

“An excellent read”

I bought this book back in July, and I think this is an excellent read. The book is very well laid out with just enough pictures and the tale is well told. I can not thank the staff enough who have helped me with... More

Hardback edition
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“The best copy of the lord of the ring ever!!”

This is one of the best books I have read due to it content and also it's special edditon presentation. It is said that there are only 500 in the world and the book includes colour fold out pages and gold leafing... More

Hardback edition
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“Timeless classic”

Although I have read this book several times, I have not had the whole trilogy in one bok before. The story is as ever, amazing. A world to get totally lost withing. It has something for everyone, conflict, romance,... More

Paperback edition
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