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*1) A manuscript page from ''The Lord of the Rings'' chapter "[[The Shadow of the Past]]".
 
*1) A manuscript page from ''The Lord of the Rings'' chapter "[[The Shadow of the Past]]".
  
*2) Page one of a letter to [[Rayner Unwin]] dated 24 October 1952 in which Tolkien discusses the possible publication of The Lord of the Rings. Much of the letter was later included in ''[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]'' (1981; see [[Letter 135]]).
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*2) Page one of a letter to [[Rayner Unwin]] dated 24 October 1952 in which Tolkien discusses the possible publication of ''The Lord of the Rings''. Much of the letter was later included in ''[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]'' (1981; see [[Letter 135]]).
  
 
*3) Part of "The Gods Return to Earth", a review of ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' by [[C.S. Lewis]].
 
*3) Part of "The Gods Return to Earth", a review of ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' by [[C.S. Lewis]].
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Latest revision as of 12:16, 19 October 2012

The Lord of the Rings Souvenir booklet commemorating twenty five years of its publication
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AuthorHumphrey Carpenter
PublisherLondon: George Allen & Unwin
Released1980
FormatBooklet
Pages16
ISBNNone

The Lord of the Rings Souvenir booklet commemorating twenty five years of its publication is a booklet written by Humphrey Carpenter. He recounts how The Lord of the Rings came to be written and published, and of its reception and fortunes since publication.

The booklet was distributed both separately and with the 25th Anniversary three-volume paperback edition of The Lord of the Rings.

It includes numerous brief excerpts from letters and reproduces:

[edit] References

  1. "Lord of the Rings Souvenir Booklet. 1980" , TolkienBooks.net (accessed 30 July 2012)