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'''The Ruins of Osgiliath: The Complete Tales of the First City of Gondor''' is a collection of stories compiled from texts of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], edited by [[Alex Lewis]] and illustrated by [[Ruth Lacon]]. The book was first issued in a series of 3 booklets for members of the [[Tolkien Society]] in 1990. Like ''[[The Tale of Gondolin]]'', the project was not backed by the [[Tolkien Estate]].
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'''The Ruins of Osgiliath: The Complete Tales of the First City of Gondor''' is a collection of stories set in [[Middle-earth]], written by [[Alex Lewis]] and illustrated by [[Ruth Lacon]]. The book was first issued in a series of 3 booklets for members of [[The Tolkien Society]] in 1990, created to fund a quality present for Miss [[Priscilla Tolkien]] during the 1992 Tolkien Society Conference, celebrating Tolkien's 100th birthday. Like ''[[The Tale of Gondolin]]'', the project was not backed by the [[Tolkien Estate]].
  
The book was released in [[2005]]<ref>"A note from Ruth Lacon" in ADC Art & Books: catalogue 2009/10, p.30.</ref> and was limited to 100 copies worldwide.
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The book was released in [[2005]]<ref>"A note from Ruth Lacon" in ADC Art & Books: catalogue 2009/10, p.30. However, according to [[Pieter Collier]] of Tolkienlibrary.com, the first printing of the book was made in 1995 (see [http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/dmiller/000261.htm this external link]).</ref> and was limited to 100 copies worldwide.
  
 
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The Ruins of Osgiliath: The Complete Tales of the First City of Gondor
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AuthorAlex Lewis
Publisherprivately printed and bound in Great Britian
Released2005
FormatHardcover

The Ruins of Osgiliath: The Complete Tales of the First City of Gondor is a collection of stories set in Middle-earth, written by Alex Lewis and illustrated by Ruth Lacon. The book was first issued in a series of 3 booklets for members of The Tolkien Society in 1990, created to fund a quality present for Miss Priscilla Tolkien during the 1992 Tolkien Society Conference, celebrating Tolkien's 100th birthday. Like The Tale of Gondolin, the project was not backed by the Tolkien Estate.

The book was released in 2005[1] and was limited to 100 copies worldwide.

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  1. "A note from Ruth Lacon" in ADC Art & Books: catalogue 2009/10, p.30. However, according to Pieter Collier of Tolkienlibrary.com, the first printing of the book was made in 1995 (see this external link).