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J. R. R. Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings Vol 1 The Fellowship of the Ring
Condition: Very Good. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, [Jan. 1955].This is the third impression of the first American edition (there was no second impression) for the following reasons: No date on title page. According to the fine website TolkienBooks.us this might be more likely a third impression. Tolkien photo on the back is straight at the bottom. Copyright page says only "PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN." The British publisher supplied the pages for at least the first two American impressions. The printer for the British publisher accidentally introduced a number of new errors into the second impression and those errors are present in this copy. A couple examples are: Page 20, line 20 said "mayoralty" in the first impression, but "mayorality" in the second. Also, page 72, line 35 said "Gamgee" in the first impression, but "Gangee" in the second. There are many more of these.Light blue cloth boards with gilt text. 423 pp. Dust wrapper is the one designed by Walter Lorraine and correct for the fi...more details below. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, [Jan. 1955].This is the third impression of the first American edition (there was no second impression) for the following reasons: No date on title page. According to the fine website TolkienBooks.us this might be more likely a third impression. Tolkien photo on the back is straight at the bottom. Copyright page says only "PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN." The British publisher supplied the pages for at least the first two American impressions. The printer for the British publisher accidentally introduced a number of new errors into the second impressi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Shelley and Son Books (stanshelleyandsonbooks) [Hendersonville, North Carolina, United States]
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