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UNWIN , RAYNER, - The Making of the Lord of the Rings. Limited Edition of 112 Copies

. 2018, 112 copies printed in June 2018. In coloured covers and with some added bibliographical information . 2 editions: A] 100 copies in stapled card covers numbered 1 - 100, with the ISBN 1 85476 052 1 and B] 12 copies in Italian hand-made marbled paper covered boards and linen spine numbered I - XII with the ISBN 1 85476 053 X. Originally Issued in a limited edition of 250 copies on the occasion of the centenary celebrations at Keble college Oxford. 1992, 8pp. text and covers on cream paper and thin board and reprinted unchanged with the same ISBN (100 copies) in 2007. Rayner Unwin first published a shorter version of this in The Bookseller. Wim Meeuws (Thornton's Bookshop) asked him if he would give permission to publish this. Unwin immediately consented and not only that, he sent a longer updated version. The booklet came out just on time for the occasion of J.R.R. Tolkien's centenary celebrations in 1992 and all copies were practically sold during the Oxford Tolkien conference and Oxonmoot. This edition has a small coloured decorative motive on the title page and a facsimile of Rayner Unwin's signature taken from the one copy he signed in 1992 on the last text page (inside rear cover) one of the copies of the of the regular edition 1-100. (ISBN: 1854760521) .
GBP 9.50 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.37 | JPą 1392] Book number Unwin36

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